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asked the Secretary of State for Energy if he will authorise the Central Electricity Generating Board to invest in pumped storage electricity generating capacity in advance of requirement for such capacity, in order to take advantage of the technical and physical infrastructure currently available at locations of construction of such projects.
Mr. John Moore
Identification of prospects for hydroelectric pumped storage projects in England and Wales is in the first instance a matter for the Central Electricity Generating Board.
|NEW ORDERS PLACED FOR UNITED KINGDOM REGISTRATION MERCHANT SHIPS (100 gross tons and over)|
|Total||First half||Quarter 3|
|In United Kingdom Yards|
|'000 gross tons||100||68||48|
|'000 compensated gross tons||128||127||52|
|In Overseas Yards|
|'000 gross tons||125||233||N.A.|
|'000 compensated gross tons||179||188||N.A.|
|Total'000 gross tons||225||301||N.A.|
|Total '000 compensated gross tons||307||315||N.A.|