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David Cameron has said he "passionately believed that renewables would prove vital to the UK's future". He continued to say however, that the next challenge for the sector is to become financially viable.

David Cameron made the comments when he was addressing energy ministers from 23 leading economies at the Clean Energy Ministerial summit

Prime Minister David Cameron today said he "passionately believed" renewables would prove "vital" to the country's future, but challenged the sector to become "financially sustainable".

Addressing energy ministers from 23 leading economies at the Clean Energy Ministerial summit this morning, the Prime Minister said the UK was already playing "a leading role at the forefront of [the] green energy revolution" and welcomed commercial deals worth over £350m expected to be announced today. "Renewable energy is not just good for our environment but we believe it's very good business too," he added.

The Prime Minister also highlighted the initiative the Government were championing including the upcoming launch of the Green Investment Bank, Green Deal and Renewable Heat Incentive.

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