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Energy networks respond to Strategic Innovation Fund launched by Ofgem

Ofgem has announced a Strategic investment Fund to help unlock Net Zero, with around £450 million to be invested in energy network innovation from 2021-2026.

Dan Clarke, Head of Innovation at Energy Networks Association which represents the UK and Ireland’s energy networks businesses said:

“Energy networks are unlocking Net Zero, helping customers connect low carbon technologies and solutions and preparing for the switch from natural gas to a hydrogen future. We have the most flexible and innovative energy networks in the world and Ofgem’s £450m Strategic Innovation Fund will help keep Britain at forefront of the global race to Net Zero.”

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