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'Wind power is efficient and reliant' says Met Office forecaster

Technology for it already exists

A senior forecaster believes it will be to 'large a task' to progress tidal and wave power on the Isle of Man. 

Adrain Cowin, from Ronaldsway Met Office, says the Island should look to wind power instead as the technology for it already exists. 

He was on Manx Radio's Mannin Line today.

Mr Cowin says wind is 'efficient and reliant':

He added temperatures on the Island  have increased over the past three decades. 

Forecasters have seen a rise of 1.2 Celsius at night and during the day time it's 0.8 Celsius warmer:

Mr Cowin said the Island is also experiencing more rain at certain times of the year:

You can watch the full Mannin Line interview below:

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