Trust Putin, the Greens or yourself for power?
EU Referendum reports on the short-sighted reliance we are developing on whirly gigs and solar power as we shun nuclear power:
I was talking to a power supply engineer the other day, and asked him whether it was worth getting a back-up generator to protect against the possibility of power cuts. The answer was a most emphatic "yes", and he is by no means the only one who has given that answer.
And in other news today:
Russians turn off Europe's oil supply
Europe’s oil supplies from Russia were being held to ransom last night as the Kremlin fell into bitter dispute with a former Soviet satellite state.
Moscow abruptly halted millions of barrels of oil destined for the EU via Belarus in an increasingly hostile wrangle with its neighbour.
The move raised further questions over whether Western Europe can trust Mr Putin for its energy supply...
I think I owe an apology to a new house builder whose wisdom I queried as he had a generator built into his house....