Decarbonising the UK’s gas network has been a priority for several years. How will the Gas Goes Green initiative turn words into action?
Gas network companies have been working on decarbonisation projects for several years. Now, the Energy Networks Association (ENA) has launched the Gas Goes Green initiative, bringing together all of the UK’s gas network companies, which includes SGN, Wales & West Utilities, Cadent, Northern Gas Networks and National Grid. The programme suggests that with 85% of UK homes connected to the gas grid, prioritising decarbonisation in the heat sector would serve as a cost-effective measure to help meet the government’s net-zero by 2050 target. Matt Hindle, head of gas at the ENA, spoke with Bioenergy Insight about the aims of the Gas Goes Green initiative.
Could you tell our readers a bit about yourself and your background?
My name is Matt Hindle and I’m Head of Gas at the ENA, where I head up the team responsible for dealing with regulatory, technical and policy issues related to UK’s gas network infrastructure,...