Episode 10: Jobs

Learn all about the fascinating world of energy with Enn and Gee!

EnnUh oh, ENN and GEE are stuck on our planet – a long way from their home on Planet Zog.

They’ll need energy to get home – and lots of it!

Now where on earth are they going to find energy?

What jobs can people do to bring energy home?

Thousands of people work to get the energy to homes and offices.

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As fossil fuels become scarce, geophysicists are kept busy searching the earth to find new sources, making maps of the layers of minerals underground.

Maybe you’d like to work in a power station, managing the turbines that create around 80% of the country’s supply.

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Or install wind turbines in rural parts of the country. Or how about putting your creative brain to work inventing new renewable ways of creating electricity? 

Other engineers are responsible for keeping the underground cables and overhead power lines and pylons in perfect working order.

They’re always working to find smarter ways to get the electricity delivered in ways that don’t harm the environment.

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Lots of people work to install and check the meters in homes and offices – this helps to ensure that customers only pay for the energy they use.

Tune in to hear Enn and Gee’s Energy Challenge at 12pm!

Enn and Gee’s Energy Challenge – with the National Grid’s Bringing Energy to Life programme!

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> Visit the Energy Challenge homepage
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