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What will future hold for energy prices?

The bad news is that we are all going to carry on paying more for our energy for years to come. The good news is that by 2020 bills will be lower, by seven percent.

This extraordinary prediction by the Energy Secretary Chris Huhne is based on his faith in things like home insulation.

Newsnight's Susan Watts reports on what the government thinks is going to happen in the future.

  • 24 Nov 2011
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