Our mission

Our mission

Our mission is to enable the transformation to a sustainable energy system and ensure the delivery of reliable, affordable energy for all.


Success in 2025 looks like:

  • An electricity system than can operate carbon free

  • A whole system strategy that supports net zero by 2050

  • Competition everywhere

  • The ESO is a trusted partner

Zero carbon operation of our electricity system by 2025

Find out about our Zero carbon operation strategy for Great Britain’s electricity system.

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Net zero carbon emissions

Reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2050 is achievable. Find out what immediate actions are needed across the energy system.

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