Most importantly it stated that a 100% backup supply of electricity, from non-renewable sources, was un-necessary, but that intermittency costs would rise as the proportion of electricity from wind energy increased.
To keep costs down a wide variety and geographical dispersion of sources was suggested. This certainly gives a thumbs up to the Government's 'Micro Energy' plan for there to be much more localised, small-scale electricity generation.
The graph gives an idea of electricity demand (in 2003) at various times of the day, for various times of the year.
UK ERC documents: