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#NetworksTenPointPlan - Capturing carbon

18 December 2020

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CCUS has for a long time been the final piece of the jigsaw needed to hit net zero, and the UK's energy network companies welcome the Prime Minister's recent Ten Point Plan commitment to invest.

Reaching net zero emissions means investing in the innovative solutions and projects that will make it happen. As ENA's Gas Goes Green programme is delivering the net zero energy system, the UK's energy networks welcome the Prime Minister's ambition on Carbon Capture, Usage, and Storage as well as hydrogen.

Innovative technologies such as CCUS have for a long time been the final piece of the jigsaw needed to hit net zero, and will help unlock the volumes of hydrogen needed to decarbonise the UK's hardest to decarbonise sectors.

About Energy Networks Association

Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the industry body representing the companies which operate 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 Grid 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 45,000 people in the UK and Ireland. They are represented by their industry body, Energy Networks Association (that's us).

Energy supplier or network operator? Energy network operators are entirely separate to your energy supplier, which is the company that bills you for using electricity and gas. Energy suppliers and generators are represented by Energy UK.

Press contacts

ENA Press Office

+44 (0)20 4599 7691
[email protected]