Powering the UK
Powering the UK 2015 sets out the contribution the energy industry makes to the UK economy bringing with the sector as a whole paying £6.0 billion in tax and supporting around 619,000 jobs across the country.
The report also shows how the energy sector creates jobs, both directly and through the supply chain. How energy is engaged in huge investment. And how energy takes its responsibilities to business, communities and individuals seriously. This report makes it clear that energy is a large and consistent contributor to the UK.
Highlights of 2015 include how the energy sector:
- invested £15.1 billion in infrastructure
- supported 619,000 jobs across all regions
- contributed £6.0 billion to the Treasury