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Gas is a flexible, responsive and reliable energy source with lower emissions than those of other fossil fuels.

Energy Wales: A Low Carbon Transition recognises that gas will be a key transitional fuel in the move to a low carbon energy system.

Whether gas from unconventional sources might contribute to the energy mix requires further research and exploration. 

'A Study of Potential Unconventional Gas Resource in Wales' was commissioned to further our understanding of the potential resource in Wales.