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The Retail Market Review – creating a fairer, clearer energy sector for consumers

December 31, 2013,
New rules will make energy simpler, fairer and clearer Energy UK said today. The reforms, set out in the Retail Market Review (RMR), come into force from 1 January 2014 and will help customers make be...
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Energy UK comments on EU Air Quality package

December 19, 2013,
Commenting on the EU Commission's new policy package on Air Quality announced today, Energy UK said: "Air quality across Europe will continue to improve as a result of proposals revealed tod...
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Energy UK comments on EU proposal for revised State aid guidelines

December 19, 2013,
Commenting on the EU Commission's consultation on draft rules for state support in energy and environmental field, Energy UK said:  "Energy companies need to have a stable and predictab...
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Energy UK response to announcement on energy costs

December 2, 2013,
In response to today's announcement on energy costs, Energy UK said: "This is a good outcome for consumers. The changes will bring a welcome set of reductions to the policy costs which are a...
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Energy UK statement on costs and levies

December 1, 2013,
In response to the government's costs and levies announcement Energy UK said: "It is welcome news that some costs will be moved into general government spending which will spread the cost of...
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Energy UK's response to Ofgem's report on profitability

November 25, 2013,
Ofgem have today published a report on the 'profits’ of companies in 2012.  They published a similar report on the companies’ 2011 profits. Energy UK said: “Ofgem's rep...
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Energy UK’s response to the Consumer Futures’ Energy Companies Complaints League Table

November 19, 2013,
In response to Consumer Futures’ Energy Companies Complaints League Table, Energy UK said: “The vast majority of energy customers are happy with the service they get with only around one ...
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Energy UK response to the opposition's Energy Green Paper

November 19, 2013,
Following the release of the opposition's Energy Green Paper, Powering Britain, Energy UK said: “Powering Britain means increased competition, attracting international investment, rebuildin...
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When you switch off, we're still switched on

November 12, 2013,
Energy UK Annual Conference – 12 November 2013 The new energy debate is about who pays, how much and for what, Angela Knight said at the Energy UK Annual Conference today. Mrs Knight said that ...
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Energy UK launches Energy Made Clear

November 12, 2013,
To coincide with the Energy UK Annual Conference, Energy UK is launching Energy Made Clear, a new simple to understand website that explains the ins and outs of the energy industry. The energy indust...
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Energy UK responds to Environment Agency's Sustainable Business Report 2012

November 11, 2013,
Following the release of the Environment Agency’s Sustainable Business Report 2012, Energy UK said: “The power sector is subject to a very high level of environmental regulation and publi...
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3.6 million British households eligible for home heating assistance

November 10, 2013,
As people prepare for the cold winter ahead, new research reveals 3.6 million households in Great Britain are eligible for assistance from their energy supplier. The findings from Home Heat Helpline (...
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Energy industry commitments to help micro business customers

November 7, 2013,
This Small Business Saturday, the energy industry have made fresh commitments to help micro business customers. ...
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Energy UK response to the FCA and Ofgem review of wholesale gas market manipulation

November 7, 2013,
In response to the Financial Conduct Authority and Ofgem finding no evidence of wholesale gas market manipulation Energy UK said: “Energy UK and its members are pleased that the FCA and Ofgem h...
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Energy UK response to Which? research on consumer trust

November 3, 2013,
In response to Which? research on consumer trust, Energy UK said: "Rebuilding public trust in the market and improving customer service is incredibly important and high on each company’s a...
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Energy UK response to annual energy statement

October 31, 2013,
In response to today’s annual energy statement,  Energy UK said: ...
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Join the debate - Energy UK Annual Conference

October 22, 2013,
The Energy UK Annual Conference is being held at a critical time for UK energy policy. Our one day conference – with discounted rates for members – brings together the key figures in the i...
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Sign in – Switch On – Turn Up

October 22, 2013,
The energy industry is in the spotlight like never before and issues such as domestic energy prices and news on new nuclear generation are dominating the news. ...
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Don’t miss out on the energy industry conference of the year

October 22, 2013,
We have brought together a top line up of speakers and key industry figures for a one day conference to discuss the key issues facing the energy industry. And all set against the backdrop of the stron...
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Energy UK response to the release by DECC of Energy Company Obligation (ECO) delivery costs

October 21, 2013,
Following the release from DECC earlier today Energy UK said: “We need to be upfront and honest about the costs involved in ECO. Publishing these figures regularly is crucial so everyone can se...
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Energy UK responds to DECC's initial agreement on Hinkley

October 21, 2013,
In response to DECC's initial agreement on new nuclear power station at Hinkley, Energy UK said: "It is good news for the UK and British customers that new nuclear is going ahead. There is a...
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National Grid Demand Side Balancing Reserve

October 11, 2013,
In response to national Grid’s final proposals consultation on Demand Side Balancing Reserve and Supplemental Balancing Reserve, Energy UK said: ...
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Energy UK responds to DECC EMR consultation on implementation

October 11, 2013,
In response to the release of the 'Electricity Market Reform: Consultation on Proposals for Implementation’ from DECC, Energy UK said: “This is an important step to ensuring the electri...
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First electricity interconnector between UK and Denmark

October 10, 2013,
As National Grid and Energinet.dk sign a cooperation agreement on the first electricity interconnector between UK and Denmark, Energy UK comments: ...
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Energy UK comments on National Grid - Winter Outlook 2013/14

October 8, 2013,
Commenting on National Grid's Winter Outlook 2013/14 report, Angela Knight, Chief Executive of Energy UK, said: "National Grid has demonstrated that the UK’s demand for energy is getti...
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Energy UK response to Ed Miliband - Labour Conference speech

September 24, 2013,
In reaction to Ed Miliband's speech at the Labour conference, Angela Knight, Chief Executive of Energy UK, said: “Freezing the bill may be superficially attractive, but it will also freeze ...
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Energy UK responds to Which? 'standing charge lottery'

September 16, 2013,
Responding to Which? comments on a 'standing charge lottery', Angela Knight, chief executive of Energy UK, said: “The ink is still wet on Ofgem’s current reforms to simplify the e...
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Switching is simple for everyone

September 12, 2013,
"Switching energy suppliers is simple for everyone." Angela Knight, chief executive of Energy UK, said today. As industry regulator, Ofgem, set out the benefits tenants could get from sho...
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Energy savings tips for students

September 12, 2013,
Energy saving - no degree required! As students start heading back to University, or start University for the first time, Energy UK has plenty of helpful tips to save energy, keep warm in student acc...
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Adverse weather - what to do if your power supply is affected

September 5, 2013,
Given the adverse weather conditions hitting large parts of the UK at the moment, it is important to stay safe and know who to contact if you have problems with your energy supply. If you lose powe...
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