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Energy UK comment on credit balances

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

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Energy UK comment on Ofgem's data on SVTs

Following Ofgem's publication of data on Standard Variable Tariffs (SVTs), Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Four million take up the power to switch in 2016

There has been over four million customers switching electricity supplier in 2016, eclipsing the past three years of switching data produced by Energy UK.

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Energy UK response to Capacity Market auction provisional results

Following the announcement of the Capacity Market auction results, where the latest T-4 Capacity Market auction saw 52,425.302 MW of Capacity Agreements being awarded at a clearing of £22.50. Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK comment on vulnerable customers

Following the Turn2us research on customers in vulnerable circumstances, Energy UK issued the following statement. 

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Energy UK response to GB Energy Supply ceasing trading

Following the announcement that GB Energy Supply has ceased trading. Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK wholesale market report

Energy UK has published its latest Wholesale Market Report, which looks at data collected over October 2016.

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Energy UK comments on the Autumn Statement

Following the Chancellor Philip Hammond delivering the Autumn Statement, Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK response to uSwitch on energy prices

Following the uSwitch release about energy prices, Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK speaks to the Secretary of State

Following Lawrence Slade's meeting with the Secretary of State, Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK responds to Sun allegations

Energy UK commissioned PwC to use publicly available data in providing a guide on how different elements such as wholesale, network, policy and operational costs make up an average energy bill.  
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Energy UK welcomes BEIS call for evidence

Following the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark MP's, announcement 'on the call for evidence for a smarter, more efficient energy system', at the Energy UK Annual Conference, Energy UK issued the below statement.

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Energy UK welcomes announcement on Contracts for Difference auction

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy has announced its commitment to spend £730m of annual support on renewable electricity projects over the current parliament and has set details for the next Contracts for Difference auction. As a result Energy UK has issued a statement.

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Energy UK comment on Coal Closure consultation

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy has commenced a consultation seeking views on coal power generation ending by 2025. Following this, Energy UK has commented on the announcement. 

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Over half a million switch in October

A three year record high for switching has seen 577,810 customers switch supplier last month, according to Energy UK’s recent switching data. That is 53 percent more than in September 2016.

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Energy UK responds to Which? campaign

Which? has today announced the start of its ‘Fair Energy Prices’ campaign where it plans to challenge industry to publish plans by 31 January 2017 detailing how they will engage standard tariff customers and take immediate action this winter to deliver against this plan. Energy UK has issued the following statement to the release. 

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Energy UK writes to the Chancellor ahead of Autumn Statement

Energy UK has written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer ahead of the Autumn Statement calling for a clear commitment to its long term vision for the UK’s energy system. Energy UK has issues the following statement.

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Energy UK response to uSwitch on consumer debt

Following uSwitch's research on consumers heading into winter in debt to their energy suppliers. Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK comment on Ofgem changes to the Priority Service Register

Ofgem has announced changes to the Priority Services Register which will see more customers in vulnerable situations get extra help. Energy UK has commented on the changes. 

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Energy UK comments on NAO's review of LCF

Following National Audit Office's (NAO) report on the Levy Control Framework (LCF), Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK feeds into EU exit talks

Following a roundtable discussion with the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) and energy leaders, Energy UK and DExEU issued the following joint statement. 

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Energy UK publishes Electricity Charging Arrangements Report

UK’s electricity system has undergone significant changes over the past 20 years. The system was built on the premise that large power stations were connected to the transmission network and customers were connected to the distribution networks.

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Energy UK statement on competition

Energy UK has issued a statement on competition. 

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Energy UK comment on final ECCC report

Following the publication of the final Energy and Climate Change Committee report on Saturday 13 October, Energy UK issued a statement.

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Energy UK launches improved standards for prepayment customers

Energy UK has launched 10 principles to provide improved safeguards for prepayment customers. The prepayment principles cover the majority of energy consumers in the UK with small, medium and larger suppliers signed up to them.
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Over 3.3 million switch energy supplier in 2016

Nearly 400,000 (376,511) households switched electricity supplier in September 2016. This is a 21 per cent increase compared to September 2015; and brings the total number of switches to over three million (3,377,317) so far this year.

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Energy UK appoints Which?’s Abbie Sampson to lead its communications team

Energy UK today announced Abbie Sampson will take over the reins as its new director of external affairs at the start of the New Year.

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Energy UK comment on EV Network Group launch

Energy UK has joined the recently launched Electric Vehicle (EV) Network Group. Energy UK issued the following statement in support of the project.

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Energy UK comment on Fuel Poverty Committee's first report

In light of the Fuel Poverty Committee (CFP) releasing its first ever report, Energy UK has commented on the report.

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Energy UK comment on IoD smart meter review request to Government

Following the Institute of Directors (IoD) request of the Government to open an “urgent review” into the £11 billion smart meters programme, Energy UK issued a statement.

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