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Future Net Zero podcast: Flexibility is key to reaching Net Zero

10 February 2022

ENA’s Head of Open Networks, Farina Farrier, spoke with Future Net Zero's Sumit Bose about how energy networks are adapting to the green transition and what this means for the UK energy market and infrastructure


We consume electricity with the flick of a switch and sometimes it can be forgotten what goes on to make that such an easy process – but every time you charge your phone or watch your favourite TV programme, a lengthy process is underway to make that seamless.

Farina Farrier, ENA

This is the role of the energy networks, which has evolved over the years as demands have changed. 

ENA's Head of Open Networks, Farina Farrier, spoke with Future Net Zero on how the networks have evolved, the importance of flexibility, and more.

Listen to the full podcast to learn more about the changes in store and how the green transition will impact the market.

Notes to editor

This article first featured on Future Net Zero.

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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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