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Energy networks respond to Climate Change Committee's progress report

24 June 2021

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Peter Kocen

Senior Press and Public Affairs Manager

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The Climate Change Committee has published a progress report in which it outlines its views on progress being made to deliver Net Zero emissions.

David Smith, Chief Executive at Energy Networks Association, which represents the UK’s energy network operators said:

“The energy networks are the foundation on which we’ll build Net Zero. Whether it’s electric vehicles, or heat pumps and hydrogen, the networks are already doing much of the heavy-lifting to deliver a smarter, more flexible energy system in a cost-effective way. Acting on the Climate Change Committee’s recommendations will help turn climate talk into climate action and, backed by regulation that allows strategic investment, we can unlock a more innovative, Net Zero future for customers across the UK.”

Notes to editors

Read more from the Climate Change Committee here.

About Energy Networks Association

We’re the industry body for the energy networks. Our members own and operate the wires and pipes which carry electricity and gas into your community, supporting our economy. The wires and pipes are the arteries of our economy, delivering energy to over 30 million homes and businesses across the UK and Ireland. To do this safely and reliably, the businesses which run the networks employ 45,000 people and have spent and invested over £60 billion in the last eight years.

Learn more about how the energy networks operate and who we represent.

Press contacts

Peter Kocen

Senior Press and Public Affairs Manager

+44 (0)7792 220 974

[email protected]

ENA press office

+44 (0)7792 220 974
[email protected]