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Household energy bills will rise to fund cleaner fuel

23 November 2012 Last updated at 18:51 GMT

Gas and electricity bills are likely to rise in the coming years, after the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats reached a deal on energy policy.

The government's long-awaited Energy Bill will allow energy companies to charge customers more to create a new, greener, energy infrastructure.

However ministers say it will mean lower bills in the longer term.

John Moylan reports.