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Half a million customers switch in May

Energy UK’s new electricity figures, published today, show that 487,231 customers switched supplier last month, slightly down (1.4%) compared to May 2018. Over 2.5 million (2,606,747) customers have ...

‘Trying’ to leaf petrol behind

A recent trip up to Glasgow turned out to be an ideal opportunity for Energy UK’s Director of Economics & Corporate Services, Sam Hollister and LCP’s Head of Market Insight, Kyle Martin (and until recently ...

Energy UK responds to CCC 'net-zero' report ...

Responding to today’s Committee on Climate Change ‘net-zero’ report, Lawrence Slade, Energy UK’s chief executive, said: We firmly support the recommendations made by the Committee on Climate Change ...

Map to the Future

Energy UK today publishes its Future of Energy report, setting out a way forward for the sector to deliver better for its customers as advances in technology and the vital need to decarbonise our economy ...

Switching on the March

Energy UK’s latest monthly figures, published today, show that over 600,000 customers switched electricity supplier in March 2019. In total, 615,503 customers changed provider last month - a significant ...

Energy UK responds to the Spring Statement ...

In response to the Spring Statement, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK, said: “Energy UK has long called for action to further decarbonise our economy including heat. It is therefore positive ...

Energy Efficiency Breakfast Briefing  ...

Energy UK hosted a breakfast briefing with CGI on ‘Energy Efficiency - Integral to Energy Policy or Forgotten Opportunity’ on 29 January. The event featured panellists Sian Gardener, Director Consulting ...

Vulnerability

... for the energy industry, the regulator, Government and beyond – all of which are designed to improve services for customers in vulnerable circumstances. In 2018, Energy ...

Energy UK responds to Ofgem's price cap announcement ...

Responding to Ofgem’s announcement that it is raising the level of the default price cap by £117 for an average household, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said:   “Nobody takes the decision ...

Energy UK marks a decade of the Climate Change Act ...

Ten years to the day since the Climate Change Act was passed, Energy UK is marking the occasion by publishing a ten-point action plan setting out how the UK can continue as a world leader in tackling climate ...

Energy and our environment ...

... 400,000 low carbon job across the country - and the sector is growing. Energy UK has marked the anniversary of the Act by publishing a ten-point action plan setting out how the UK can continue as ...

Over 630,000 customers make a move in October

Latest electricity figures from Energy UK - published today - reveal that over 630,000 (633,238) customers moved to a new supplier last month. This is three percent up on October last year and brings ...

Energy UK responds to Ofgem's price cap announcement ...

Responding to today’s announcement by Ofgem confirming details of the forthcoming default price cap, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said: “The price cap will present a significant challenge ...

Energy Efficiency ...

Energy suppliers continue working with their customers, local authorities, social housing providers, charities and other interested third parties, to help insulate and heat their homes across Great Britain. ...

Decarbonising heat and transport

... Energy UK, the Decarbonisation of Heat Working Group was established to work with Government in the development of a comprehensive strategy for the decarbonisation of heat. The group is establishing positions ...

Energy efficiency ...

Energy suppliers work closely with Government and stakeholders to offer consumers opportunities to be more energy efficient. Energy efficiency is essential to help consumers reduce their energy consumption ...

About retail

From the introduction of the safeguard tariff to the Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Act 2018, discussion of price caps has dominated the retail energy market in 2018. As a result, 2018 was ...

Energy UK comments on budget submission ...

Commenting on Energy UK’s budget submission, its chief executive Lawrence Slade said: “We are calling on the Chancellor to help energy customers with measures which will help reduce their bills and ...

About your bill

Energy companies want to make their bills easier to understand, and are working with the Government and Ofgem, the regulator, to constantly improve them. They are planning to use simple and consistent ...

Decarbonisation of Heat

... Energy UK, the Decarbonisation of Heat Working Group was established to work with Government in the development of a comprehensive strategy for the decarbonisation of heat. The group is establishing positions ...

Energy UK responds to ECO announcement ...

Responding to the Government’s statement on the future of the Energy Company Obligation scheme, Energy UK’s Chief Executive Lawrence Slade said: "We welcome the Government’s announcement today whic ...

Energy UK responds to NIC's Assessment ...

Responding to National Infrastructure Commission's Assessment, Energy UK's chief executive Lawrence Slade said: “We welcome the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) Assessment which highligh ...

Don’t mess up our energy system ...

... opacity around what the future framework looks like and when it would begin has already started to impact the energy sector. In the energy world, operators have to plan in advance, because the delivery ...

Creating a consumer-centric future of energy ...

Energy UK is today launching a project to identify the challenges and opportunities of delivering a clean, green future energy system that meets consumer expectations. The ‘Future of Energy’ vision ...

Energy UK looks to put the heat on  ...

Energy UK is calling for the Government to help kick-start a transformation of the way the UK heats its homes and businesses.      Heating buildings now accounts for around a quarter of UK greenhouse ...

Energy UK responds to BEIS consultation on ECO ...

Responding to BEIS consultation on ECO and WHD, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK,said:     “Energy efficiency delivers benefits to the economy, reduces our emissions and brings bills ...

Building a market for energy efficiency ...

Energy efficiency is an enduring solution to helping consumers reduce their energy consumption, improve the comfort of their homes, and achieving the Government’s 2030 fuel poverty and carbon reduction ...

Energy UK responds to Industrial Strategy  ...

Responding to the Government's publication of its Industrial Strategy, Lawrence Slade, Energy UK's Chief Executive, said:  “Our sector invests almost £12bn a year in the UK and we welcome the government ...
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