We can't ignore nuclear option
Published 26/10/2010 | 05:00
Certain people in this country claim that wind power will eventually supply 40pc of our electricity needs. They proudly inform us when wind generates large amounts of electricity, which it does from time to time.
However, we're not told about the occasions when wind produces almost nothing.
The next few months, when the weather is coldest, and the demand for electricity is greatest, is a time when the country is often covered by high pressure areas that result in extreme cold and little wind.