Andrew Bowie

Andrew Bowie is the minister for networks at the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.

Can Britain’s grid take the strain?

33 min listen

The way we use energy is changing. As electric heat pumps and electric vehicles become more popular, and as the government tries to phase out fossil fuels to reach its net zero target, some estimate that our electricity demand will increase by 50 per cent by 2035. But can our energy system take that strain?