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Over 530,000 consumers switched supplier in March

Switching is above 1.3 million in the first quarter of 2017.
 
The latest electricity switching figures, released by Energy UK today, show over half a million consumers (536,658) have switched electricity supplier in March. This is an increase of 13 per cent on last March and takes switching in 2017 to over 1.3 million consumers. 
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Energy UK comments on new clean energy projects

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has announced funding for energy projects to help develop clean and efficient heating systems. Energy UK has issued a statement following the release. 

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Sir David Arculus to step down as Energy UK Chair

Energy UK today confirmed that Sir David Arculus will be standing down as Chairman at the Annual General Meeting in December 2017.
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Energy UK comments on triggering of Article 50

Following the triggering today of Article 50 by the Prime Minister, Energy UK issued the following comment:

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Energy UK comments on government announcement on CfD

In response to the Government's announcement to exempt energy intensive industries from the costs of the Contracts for Difference scheme, Energy UK made the following comment:

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Energy UK statement on Theresa May's comments

Following Theresa May's comments at the Conservative Spring Conference, Energy UK has issued a statement. 

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Over 415,000 consumers switched in February

Competition working for more and more customers as figures up a fifth on January. The latest switching data, published by Energy UK today, reveals 419,599 customers switched electricity supplier in February, the highest number in this month for the past three years and an increase of 21% on last month.

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Energy UK comments on Ofgem embedded benefits review

Following the proposal by Ofgem for lower payments to embedded generators, Energy UK made the following statement.

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Energy UK comments on the latest complaints data

Following Ofgem publishing the latest complaints results where complaints have fallen to the lowest level in three years, Energy UK has commented on the new data.

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Energy UK comment on Ofgem switching release

Energy UK has responded to the latest Ofgem switching statistics release. Commenting on record high levels of consumer switching, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK, said:

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Energy UK comment on policy costs

Following the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee appearance by Lawrence Slade and Audrey Gallacher. Energy UK has issued a statement.

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January switching up 31 percent on last year

Over 345,000 customers changed supplier in January, up 80,000 on last January.

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Energy UK comments on prepayment price cap

Following Ofgem's announcement of a temporary price cap for prepayment customers, one of the measures recommended by the Competition and Markets Authority, Energy UK has issued a statement.

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Energy UK comments on Labour's pledge

Following the announcement by Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell that a Labour government will legislate to limit price hikes by energy firms, Energy UK has issued a statement.

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Energy UK statement on energy prices

In light of the increased focus on energy companies and the energy market, Energy UK has subsequently issued the statement below.

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Energy UK comments on Capacity Market auction

Due to the announcement of the Capacity Market auction clearing in Round 14, Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK statement on consumer benefit of Smart Meters

Following the recent news coverage around Smart Meters, Energy UK has issued the following statement.

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Energy UK responds to Ofgem release

Following Ofgem’s release which states suppliers have to do more to help all their customers get a better deal, Energy UK has issued a statement.

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Energy UK comment on the Scottish Government's draft Energy Strategy

Following the publication of the Scottish Government's draft Energy Strategy, Energy UK issued the following statement.

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Energy UK statement on the Government's Industrial Strategy

Following the launch of the Government's Industrial Strategy, Energy UK has issued the following statement:

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Energy companies achieving “gold” standard more than doubles

Today the results of the Safety Net audit, carried out by PwC, have been published and show even more suppliers achieving the highest “gold” award.

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Energy UK statement on Theresa May's Brexit speech

Following Theresa May's speech on Brexit, which highlighted the key objectives for the negotiation process and the plan from the Government, Energy UK has issued the following statement. 
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2016: A record year for consumers switching

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

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Energy UK comment on Charles Hendry tidal lagoon review

Following the announcement that Charles Hendry's independent report into the feasibility of tidal lagoon energy technology will recommend the UK builds the lagoon, Energy UK has issued a comment.

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Energy UK comment on uSwitch release

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

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Energy UK comment on the appointment of SMDA test house

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

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