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Barbara Vest awarded an OBE in New Year’s Honours list

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Many congratulations to Energy UK’s Barbara Vest who has been awarded an OBE for services to the energy industry.

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Energy UK comments on Queen's Speech

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Commenting on today’s Queen’s Speech, Energy UK interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Switching on track to break last year’s record

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures – published today – reveal that half a million (502,817) customers switched supplier in November, up 1.2% on the same month last year.

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Energy UK comments on the General Election result

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Commenting on the General Election result, Energy UK Director of Policy, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Accessible In-Home Display for Smart Meters ready for installation

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2019

Energy UK, the trade association for the GB energy industry, the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) and geo, a leading energy technology business, have announced that energy consumers with a range of additional needs can now request an ‘Accessible In-Home Energy Display’ as part of their smart metering installation from a number of leading energy suppliers.

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Young Energy Professionals recognise those making an outstanding contribution to customers, the economy and the environment

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

The energy sector makes a significant contribution to our environment, the economy and to customers. We are world-leading in decarbonisation, invested £13.1B and the energy transition is delivering increased choice and innovative products to customers.

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Energy UK announces interim chief executive

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Energy UK has announced that Audrey Gallacher will become interim chief executive after the current incumbent, Lawrence Slade, steps down later this month.

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Over five million customers switch so far in 2019

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures - published today - reveal that 626,284 customers moved to a new supplier last month - down 1.1% on October 2018.

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Energy UK responds to nationalisation plans in Labour's manifesto

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Responding to nationalisation plans for the energy sector in Labour’s manifesto, which was published today, Energy UK’s Director of Policy, Audrey Gallacher said:  

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Shining a light on Energy Industry Stars

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

With the energy sector transforming to a future system that will be unrecognisable from today’s, Energy UK is recognising the efforts of individual energy companies who are not just embracing change, but leading it.

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Energy UK publishes manifesto

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

As politicians prepare to hit the campaign trail and the public to go to the polls on 12 December, Energy UK has issued its own manifesto setting out policy proposals for how the next Government can work with the sector to help meet the 2050 net-zero target at the lowest cost to consumers. 

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Energy UK comments on European Commission's Capacity Market decision

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Further to the European Commission’s Capacity Market decision which was published this morning, please see below our comment which is from Lawrence Slade, chief executive at Energy UK. He said:

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September sees six hundred thousand switch

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Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures - published today - reveal that 603,400 customers moved to a new supplier last month - 10% up on September 2018.

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Energy UK comments on the Environment Bill

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Further to the Environment Bill which was published today please see below a comment from Lawrence Slade (Chief Executive, Energy UK):

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Energy UK comments on Government response to the CCC's 2019 Annual Progress Reports

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Further to the Government response to the Committee on Climate Change’s Progress Reports which was published this afternoon, Lawrence Slade, chief executive at Energy UK. He said:

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Energy UK announces a series of free legal advice webinars on preparing for a no-deal Brexit

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Energy UK, in collaboration with the international law firm Herbert Smith Freehills, is offering a series of free webinars to provide advice on the regulatory and legal aspects that UK-based businesses need to consider as part of their no-deal preparations.

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Energy UK responds to Government's announcement of new net-zero package

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Following Government's announcement today of a new net-zero package, Enegy UK has issued the below statement. 

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Over half a million customers switch in August

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 560,000 (564,814) customers switched supplier last month, up 15% on August 2018.

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Energy UK calls for new ‘net-zero test’ to boost climate action

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Today, to coincide with the Global Climate Strike (20 Sept), Energy UK is calling on the Government to introduce a ‘net-zero test’ to ensure all new government policies support the new target to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.

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Energy UK responds to latest Contracts for Difference results

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to the Contracts for Difference Allocation Round 3 results., Lawrence Slade (chief executive, Energy UK), said:

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Energy UK comments on launch of BEIS Smart Meter Post 2020 consultation

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to the BEIS Smart Meter Post 2020 Consultation, Energy UK’s chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy UK welcomes EV charge point funding

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2019

Welcoming today’s Government announcement of £500m investment in green technologies, including electric vehicle charge points, Energy UK’s chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Suppliers improve billing performance

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Energy suppliers continue to improve in providing accurate billing for millions of customers, according to Energy UK’s Billing Code audit results announced today.

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Summer switching on the rise

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 520,000 (526,170) customers switched supplier last month, up 10% on July 2018.

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Slade steps down as Energy UK Chief Executive

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Slade steps down as Energy UK Chief Executive

Energy UK has today announced that Lawrence Slade will be stepping down as Chief Executive at the end of the year, after 9 years with Energy UK and its predecessor bodies.

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Energy UK comments on Government's bid for Glasgow to host COP26

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Category: 2019

Commenting on the Government's bid for Glasgow to host COP26, Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy UK responds to price cap announcement

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2019

Responding to Ofgem’s latest price cap announcement, Energy UK’s Director of Policy Audrey Gallacher said: 

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Over 440,000 customers switch in June

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 440,000 (440,323) customers switched supplier last month, down 9% on June 2018.

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Energy responds to the Future for All report from Citizens Advice

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to the new report, Future for All, from Citizens Advice Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade, said:

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