UK’s gas network rides on 1960s RAF Fighter jet engines

The British gas network heavily depends on antiquated aircraft engines sourced from 1960s RAF Lightning fighter jets, which pose a considerable obstacle as the industry confronts the necessity of expensive modernisations.

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Jon Butterworth, the CEO of National Gas, brings attention to a pressing issue confronting the gas network in the UK.

Beneath the varied terrains of the country, an intricate network of gas pipelines depends on a collection of outdated aircraft engines, which were initially utilised as the propelling force for RAF Lightning fighter jets in the 1960s.

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