02 Mar '12, 11am

Davey promises steady hand and aggressive growth for green sector:

Ed Davey has stressed there will be no major shifts in the government's green policy plans, reiterating that the coalition is fully committed to meeting its renewable energy targets and driving rapid growth across the low-carbon economy. In his first major speech since being appointed as energy and climate change secretary last month, Davey told a conference hosted by the Green Alliance think tank that the tough economic environment would not derail the government's plans to build a vibrant low-carbon economy. FURTHER READING Davey: New nuclear will learn from mistakes of the past CBI: Members are 'on-board' with green growth "Central to our vision of responsible capitalism is a new approach, where we move to a sustainable green economy," he said. "It is an idea that's time has come... Although the global economy has been slow, the low-carbon sector is healthy – growth is ...

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