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UK: Energy minister gets 'tough' on subsidies, backs fracking Fossilised thinking from @AmberRudd_MP

UK: Energy minister gets 'tough' on subsidies, backs fracking 06. October 2015 | Global PV markets , Industry & Suppliers , Markets & Trends | By: Ian Clover Speaking at the Conservative conference, Amber Rudd says that there is no magic money tree to support the transition to low carbon economy, cites attractiveness of fracking as a "cheaper alternative". U.K. Energy Secretary Amber Rudd told the Tory Party conference that it is time to get tough on subsidies, but reaffirmed the government's thirst for fracking.British High Commission/Flickr Amber Rudd, the U.K. Energy Secretary, addressed the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, England, yesterday, stating in no uncertain terms that the government is eager to get tough on energy subsidies, claiming that there is "no magic money tree" for clean energy. The Minister, who rather infamously said she would seek to unl...

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