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2016: A record year for consumers switching

12 January 2017

Switching up by nearly a million with almost five million people changing energy supplier in 2016.

Energy UK comment on Charles Hendry tidal lagoon review

12 January 2017

Following the announcement that Charles Hendry's independent report into the feasibility of tidal lagoon energy technology will recommend the UK builds the lagoo...

Energy UK comment on uSwitch release

05 January 2017

Following the uSwitch press release about how staying loyal to energy companies costs customers nearly £4bn a year. Energy UK issued the following statement.

Energy UK comment on the appointment of SMDA test house

03 January 2017

Following the appointment of NMi to provide the testing services for the Smart Metering Device Assurance (SMDA) scheme. Energy UK issued the following statement.

Energy UK comment on credit balances

21 December 2016

Following Ofgem's press release about credit balances. Energy UK issued the following statement. 

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Energy UK represents Britain’s energy industry with over 90 members covering electricity and gas generators as well as suppliers. Our members represent the spread and diverse nature of the UK’s energy sector, from the largest energy firms to the growing suppliers and generators which now make up over half our membership.

Our members turn renewable energy sources - as well as nuclear, gas and coal - into electricity for over 27 million homes and every business in Britain.  Over 637,000 people rely on the sector for their jobs with many members providing long-term employment, quality apprenticeships and training for those starting their careers.

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Energy bill breakdown

Energy bill breakdown

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Regardless of the route the UK government takes in its negotiations with the European Union,...

Energy in the UK

Energy in the UK

Energy in the UK 2016 sets out the contribution the energy industry makes to the...

Pathways 2030

Energy UK’s ‘Pathways 2030’ report shows the UK energy sector is ready to deliver affordable, reliable and clean energy. It calls on government to work together with industry putting in place long-term policy that meets the needs of today and supports the innovation needed to deliver the electricity for tomorrow.

Read our Pathways 2030 report...


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UK electricity generation live: Gas 54.08% Coal 20.32% Nuclear 14.13% Wind 3.37% Hydro 1.90% Biomass 4.40% Imported -3.06% #energypoints

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