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Electricity Prices: A Shock to the System?

What will the government's plan to produce more low-carbon energy do to our fuel bills?

The Government wants more wind power and nuclear energy to supply our electricity, but how well is it delivering that plan? In Scotland where conditions for renewable sources are good, there's been a rush to cash in on generous subsidies for wind farms. But the infrastructure can't cope so companies are also being paid handsomely to dump the energy they produce. And, deals which include subsidies are being concluded behind closed doors between Government officials and the nuclear industry for a new generation of power stations. What's this going to add to our fuel bills? Allan Urry investigates. Producer: Rob Cave.

Energy price hikes hit Zambian poultry farmers

As Zambia's state-run energy company Zesco continues to increase prices, poultry farms are struggling to survive.