Some words out of an important traditional encyclopedic german book, the "Stein'scher Kulturfahrplan", from 1954 !!
(page 1197,ISBN: B0000BO7J3):
Chapter: The energy problem of the future:
The future of energy production lies because of the limited ressources of all "fuel"
in the use of water-,wind- and solar-sources; nuclear energy probably only in special cases.
(see our german version of this page, for the original-text of this citation)