Yeah you're right, and it's good to hear from someone who works in the power sector. However how many people are ever going to support any of those options? Not many anyway. In the end, new generation in the next 10 or 20 years will more than likely be 50:50 wind and interconnection with the UK at high costs.
What is needed is a state run gas exploration company and a large government investment. Haha, we would have more chance with nuclear!
Anyway we're completly off topic, this should be moved to a new thread.