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Energy networks welcome reviews on Storm Arwen

13 December 2021

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy and Ofgem have today published the terms of reference of their respective reviews into Storm Arwen.


David Smith, Chief Executive of Energy Networks Association, which represents the UK and Ireland’s energy networks businesses, said:

"We welcome and fully support the reviews announced by Ofgem and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. It's important that we learn from Storm Arwen, particularly as the intensity and frequency of storms increases with climate change."

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Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the industry body representing the energy networks. Our members include every major electricity network operator in the UK. The electricity networks are at the heart of the energy transition. They directly employ more than 26,000 people in the UK, including 1,500 apprentices. They are spending and investing £33bn in our electricity grids over the coming years, to ensure safe, reliable and secure energy supplies for the millions of homes and businesses reliant on power every day.

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