GREEN ENERGY INDUSTRY ASKS FOR GOVERNMENT HELP TO MEET TARGETS
ANSWER QUESTIONS 1-3 ACCORDING TO THE INFORMATION GIVEN IN THE TEXT. USE YOUR OWN WORDS.
1 How will the £500m be spent?
- Half will be spent on offshore wind turbines and the other half will be used on making proﬁtable other experimental forms of green energy.
ARE THESE STATEMENTS TRUE OR FALSE? JUSTIFY YOUR ANSWERS WITH THE PRECISE WORDS OR PHRASES FROM THE TEXT, OR USE YOUR OWN WORDS.
4 This is a good time to ask for a huge ﬁnancial help from the government.
- FALSE: ... "it is a huge amount of money" at a time when public finances are in the middle of a serious crisis. (L.14-15)
- TRUE: There are encouraging signs of interest from important companies such as Siemens of Germany and Vattenfall of Sweden. (L. 18-19)
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