'Families face punishing increases in energy bills of up to £1,000 a year to fund a switch to green energy and build new nuclear power stations.
Energy Secretary Chris Huhne yesterday outlined a new regime that will encourage firms to build thousands of wind turbines, tidal power stations and nuclear plants.
The scheme is part of a government plan to shift away from fossil fuels, particularly coal, and so dramatically cut carbon emissions to meet UK and EU targets.'
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