So the government doesn't care if the nuclear strike-price negotiations drag on or even fail - and now EDF says it doesn't care much either. Not quite what either party was saying just a few frantic weeks ago, but there we are. What a game.
Meanwhile in Germany, a part of the world where energy policy is even more dysfunctional and the lights going out is an imminent prospect, there is desperate scrambling just to keep some existing gas-fired plants open. A very clear preview of what will shortly be the primary focus of attention in the UK, I do believe. And unlike debates about power sources for 2025, this one is for real.