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ENA responds to reports petrol and diesel car sales ban could start in 12 years

12 February 2020


Energy Networks Association responds to reports the UK's planned ban on sales of new petrol, diesel or hybrid cars could start as early as 2032.

David Smith, Chief Executive of Energy Networks Association, which represents electricity and gas network companies in the UK and Ireland, said:

“With a regulatory framework which supports innovation and strategic investment, our energy networks will be ready but this needs to be reflected in Ofgem’s RIIO2 framework urgently.”

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About Energy Networks Association

Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the industry body representing the electricity wires, gas pipes and energy system in the UK and Ireland.

ENA helps its members meet the challenge of delivering electricity and gas to communities across the UK and Ireland safely, sustainably and reliably.

Its members include every major electricity and gas network operator in the UK and Ireland, independent operators, National Grid ESO which operates the electricity system in Great Britain and National Gas which operates the gas system in Great Britain. Its affiliate membership also includes companies with an interest in energy, including Heathrow Airport and Network Rail.

What are energy network operators?

Energy network operators manage and maintain the wires, pipes and other infrastructure which delivers electricity and gas to your home, business and community. They are private companies which are regulated by Ofgem and employ around 40,000 people in Great Britain.

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