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Ed Davey interview: bring me sunshine

The climate change minister argues that the free market can deliver green energy—is he guilty of wishful thinking?

Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, claims solar energy can do more for Britain. © Rex © Solent News/Rex

“Solar power—the costs have dramatically fallen, far faster than anyone has speculated,” says Ed Davey. “It’s probably one of the greatest steps forward in human history.” Davey claims that solar could still make a significant contribution to Britain’s energy needs, despite the meagre sunlight…

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