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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.

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Demanding Electricity

The national grid manages the electricity needs of the UK, making sure there is enough electricity for everyone when they need it, on a second by second basis!

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…

A new revolution?

Could there be another revolution happening soon, this time in how we generate and use electricity?

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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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