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Chris Huhne is expected to detail key changes in the energy industry which could affect prices, competition and the powers of energy regulator Ofgem.

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  • Huhne says ‘We will hold course to be the greenest government ever,’ he adds that ‘cutting carbon is not a luxury’.
  • There are now a million jobs in the low-carbon economy.
  • Every single Liberal Democrat council has signed up to pioneer the Green Deal.
  • global factors are causing fuel prices to rise – low-carbon energy gives us security.
  • Huhne says that customers will be financially better off in 2020 thanks to low-carbon policies.
  • Ofgem will get new powers to help customers and the energy companies won’t be able to block Ofgem.