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The cost of geographic fragmentation of energy networks (2019)

03 December 2019


In response to the Labour Party's proposals for the state ownership of energy networks, and building on existing research undertaken on the policies set out in Bringing Energy Home, ENA commissioned Frontier Economics to undertake additional analysis of the regional cost impact of those proposals.

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Frontier - impact of geographic fragmentation (2019)


About Energy Networks Association

Energy Networks Association (ENA) is the industry body representing 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 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 40,000 people in Great Britain.

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