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#NetworksTenPointPlan - Nurturing nature

16 December 2020

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ENA Press Office

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In his Ten Point Plan the Prime Minister made it clear that restoring and properly caring for our natural environment is central to hitting net zero

The energy networks oversee one of the largest parts of the UK's infrastructure, constantly interacting with the natural environment. Whilst it is beyond their primary remit of reliably and safely supplying gas and electricity to customers across the country, network companies act as responsible custodians of nature.

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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).

Press contacts for journalists

ENA Press Office

press@energynetworks.org