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Energy is the lifeblood of modern society. We all need it and none of us can live without it. So how do we create and use energy in a way that’s good for the planet? National Grid Electricity System Operator is at the heart of this zero carbon revolution, working with industry to build Great Britain’s energy system of the future. The Future of Energy podcast explores the big themes from the Future Energy Scenarios 2021 publication, setting out what the future of energy could look like in the next 30 years and what we’ll need to do to make each scenario a reality.
Find out more at https://www.nationalgrid.com/uk/stories/journey-to-net-zero-stories/eso-future-energy-scenarios-next-30-years

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Energy is the lifeblood of modern society. We all need it and none of us can live without it. So how do we create and use energy in a way that’s good for the planet? National Grid Electricity System Operator is at the heart of this zero carbon revolution, working with industry to build Great Britain’s energy system of the future. The Future of Energy podcast explores the big themes from the Future Energy Scenarios 2021 publication, setting out what the future of energy could look like in the next 30 years and what we’ll need to do to make each scenario a reality.
Find out more at https://www.nationalgrid.com/uk/stories/journey-to-net-zero-stories/eso-future-energy-scenarios-next-30-years

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    Episode 5 - Hydrogen: the fuel of the future

    Episode 5 - Hydrogen: the fuel of the future

    Hydrogen is becoming a vital source of energy, but how does it actually help us produce energy and how will it be used to replace some of our current energy sources? In this episode Samantha Simmonds talks with Becky Hart, UK Energy Strategy Manager, and Robert Gibson, Whole System and Gas Supply Manager, to find out how hydrogen is becoming the fuel of the future and how it will help Great Britain achieve its net-zero target.
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    Episode 4 - The Future of Heat

    Episode 4 - The Future of Heat

    Generating heat currently produces about a third of all UK emissions. Decarbonizing the heating sector is a really important step in reaching the UK's 2050 net-zero target. In this episode Samantha Simmonds talks with ESO Customer and Stakeholders Senior Manager Emily Leadbetter and Energy Analysis Manager, Lauren Stuchfield to learn more about how we'll heat our homes and businesses in the future.
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    • 16 min
    Episode 3 - Transforming an electricity network with renewables

    Episode 3 - Transforming an electricity network with renewables

    With Britain aiming to achieve net-zero by 2050, National Grid Electricity System Operator has a big part to play in reaching this goal. How will net zero actually transform the way we get our electricity, and what role will renewable generation play in this progression? In the latest episode of the Future of Energy podcast series, we hear from ESO Network Development Manager Nick Harvey, and Offshore Coordination Senior Manager Alice Etheridge.
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    • 21 min
    Episode 2 - The road to clean: Electric vehicles and decarbonisation

    Episode 2 - The road to clean: Electric vehicles and decarbonisation

    The number of electric vehicles is increasing with the UK government ending the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030.
    Host Samantha Simmonds talks with National Grid ESO experts Marcus Stewart and Sagar Depala, to discuss how Great Britain's electricity system is changing to accommodate more electric vehicles, what it means for consumers, and how it could help us meet net-zero.

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    • 16 min
    Episode 1 - Net Zero and consumers

    Episode 1 - Net Zero and consumers

    For the opening episode of The Future of Energy, host Samantha Simmonds is joined by Matthew Wright and Emily Leadbetter from National Grid Electricity System Operator, who focus on the journey to net zero and the role of the consumer – the technology, the challenges and the possibilities.
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    • 19 min
    The Future of Energy Podcast

    The Future of Energy Podcast

    Energy is changing, with a reduced reliance on fossil fuels and increased levels of renewable power.
    This podcast series explores key themes from Future Energy Scenarios, looks at the energy needed in Britain, examining where it could come from, how it needs to change and what this means for consumers, society and the energy system itself.

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