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ref date:10 Nov 1997 (ENV)
Wave power not funded by Blair

The world's first commercial wave-powered electricity generator is to be built in the Irish Republic (Eire) because Blairs Labour party would not fund the building in Scottish waters!

Angry environmentalists and engineers believe that Scotland will miss out on the chance to be the world leader in this field that will generate billions worldwide in the next few years.

The Scottish company; Applied Research & Technology, (in Inverness) has applied for a contract under the Irish renewable energy programme to install the second ocean swell powered renewable energy (Osprey) machine on the Irish west coast.

Another fine example of Westminster not giving a hoot about hi-technology developments and failing to verify its green credentials.

Stay with London - be a loser. The new moto for new labour.