People looking to switch energy provider to one using green sources may be interested in the reaction of one industry group to a critical report on wind power.
Earlier this week, think tank Civitas stated increased use of this technology would lead to higher bills, as its unreliability means back-up power stations using fossil fuels will still be required.
However, the group's conclusions were dismissed by trade body RenewableUK, which said the study has failed to understand how wind power works.
It observed Civitas' report is based on a number of incorrect assumptions about the technology that significantly inflates the cost of generating energy using this method.
Director of policy at RenewableUK Dr Gordon Edge stated that while some additional investment will be required to enable widespread adoption of wind, a "credible analysis" suggests this will be about one-sixth of the figure the new study claims.
He added: "It is surprising that a think tank such as Civitas has published a report based on the work of anti-wind cranks, repeating the same discredited assertions."
Dr Edge noted the "outdated and inaccurate" information used does nothing to help advance the debate over wind power.
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