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What is COP26?

What is COP26? What does it aim to achieve and how will it affect me? How can schools support young people learning about climate change?

The Energy Transition

The switch or change we have to make from producing most of our energy from fossil fuels to producing most if not all of our energy from renewables.

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Getting Gas

Explore the journey of natural gas from deep underground to our homes, buildings and manufacturers.

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Sharing Gas

Sharing gas with other countries gives us more security in our energy supply.

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Gas Grid

Find out how gas is shared across the UK and Europe through a network of high pressure pipes.

Bye, Bye Coal

As the amount of coal the UK uses in its energy mix decreases, we thought we would look back at the rise and fall of coal…

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Future Grid

A continent-wide super grid could help to balance the electricity network and allow a huge expansion of generation from renewable sources.

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Hydrogen Hopes

Hydrogen is an extremely valuable material and a big hope for future low carbon energy needs.

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Coal Or Biomass?

As coal power stations around the UK close their doors, some are trying out a new technique; mixing coal with biomass.

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