Posted: 3 February, 2012. Written by REA News
Renewable Energy Association
3rd February 2012
REA Chief Executive Gaynor Hartnell responds to Chris Huhne’s resignation from the Cabinet
“Chris Huhne was a strong advocate of the renewables agenda and no doubt his forcefulness will have been a key factor in securing a better outcome than many feared regarding the budgets for the Renewables Obligation, the Renewable Heat Incentive and the Feed-in Tariffs. The subsequent poor handling of the latter was regrettable. We would like the new incumbent to make rebuilding investor trust and confidence in the Government’s renewable energy policies their number one priority.”
For further information or to request an interview, please contact:
REA switchboard: 020 7925 3570, or
Name: Gaynor Hartnell
Title: Chief Executive, REA
Tel: 07870 629575
Notes to Editors
1. The Renewable Energy Association represents renewable energy producers and promotes the use of all forms of renewable energy in the UK across power, heat, transport and renewable gas. It is the largest renewable trade association in the UK, with 960 members, ranging from major multinationals to sole traders.
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