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Energy in the UK

Energy in the UK 2016 sets out the contribution the energy industry makes to the UK economy. The report shows how the energy sector creates jobs, both directly and through the supply chain. Furthermore it shows how energy is engaged in huge investment and how energy takes its responsibilities to business, communities and individuals seriously.

Highlights include how the energy sector:

  • £18bn invested in generation, distribution, and customer service
  • 637,000 people directly or indirectly employed across the UK
  • 13% reduction in carbon emissions from the power sector
  • 40 active energy suppliers at the end of 2015
  • £320m spent to support those struggling with their energy costs

Read the full Energy in the UK report

Read previous EY Powering the UK reports


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