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A flexible energy system – the end of the beginning?

... Power System by 2030? The 2018 research is perhaps the most challenging so far.  When we set out this programme with Utility Week in 2015, it was about producing some quantitative data to inform the ...

Closure of the Renewables Obligation

... Ofgem E-Serve has announced that RO accredited power stations generated 69.1 terawatt hours (TWh) or 23.4% of UK electricity between April 2015 and the end of March 2016. However, as a demand-led scheme ...

2016: A record year for consumers switching

... of electricity switches in 2016 reached 4.8 million. This is a record high since 2013 when Energy UK started publishing data, and up by a quarter (26 percent) on 2015.   This continues the trend ...

Smart energy - Opportunities for customers

Our homes are increasingly internet connected, 24 million households had broadband at the end of 2015. This connectivity enables many aspects of our lives to far easier than they used to be e.g. switching ...

Maintaining confidence in uncertain times

... keep pace with wider developments.  However, fundamental changes are not required. The industry supports the EMR framework and invested £17.6 billion in 2015 alone.   While the industry has welcomed ...

Remembering Martin Alder

Martin Alder died suddenly, at his home in Gloucestershire on 10 October 2016. Diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas in 2015, he had undergone major surgery and post-operative treatment and was remarkably ...

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 ...

Summer switching in 2016 beats 2015 ...

... same period last year. August alone, saw over 340,000 (342,459) people switch, a 20 percent rise in August 2015. Last month’s electricity switching data shows the net gains by smaller suppliers increased ...

Switching still high despite summer break

Over 300,000 (333,653) people switched electricity supplier in July, which is a record high for July and a 22 per cent increase from July 2015. This brings the total number of electricity switches to over ...

Safety Net for vulnerable customers

... of the 2015 Safety Net Audit, carried out by PwC, can be viewed here. This is the first time the results of the Safety Net audit have been published. The commitment to publish the results reflects the ...

Better billing for customers

Energy UK has published the Billing Code audit results for 2015, which show improved compliance across the industry.  The latest results show more suppliers obtaining higher classified reports, ...

PowerHouse 2030 reshaping energy

Founded in 2015 PowerHouse 2030 is a network run by young professionals working in the energy sector, running events and encouraging thought leadership amongst its membership. One such event was recently ...

Meet Energy UK’s newest YEP

... of acronyms, I am jointly responsible for the Young Energy Professionals (YEP) Forum at Energy UK. The YEPs produced an Annual Report in 2015 and an objective for this year is to be more engaged with university ...

Energy UK response to ICIS Power Index Q1

... it quicker and easier for customers to find the tariff right for them. Almost 4 million customers switched supplier in 2015 and, currently, around 400,000 households are signing up to new deals every month.” ...

Energy UK's statement on prices and tariffs

... Almost 4 million customers switched supplier in 2015 and, currently, around 250,000 customers are signing up to new electricity deals every month.”    ...

A new deal for energy consumers?

... Wales all have their own approaches. Since publishing its Retail Communication on the “New Deal for Energy Consumers” in July 2015, the Commission has been clear that it wants energy consumers to be ...

Energy UK's statement on switching figures

Following the publication of Ofgem's switching figures, Energy UK issued a statement. Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK said: "The huge number of energy switches in 2015 prove ...

Changes

The turning of the year is a fine time for new beginnings, as the recently departed David Bowie knew well. In December 2015, close to 340,000 customers began a relationship with a new electricity supplier, ...

Energy UK's statement on standard variable tariffs

... numbers consistently fluctuate making it harder for suppliers to budget for. “Almost 4 million people switched electricity supplier in 2015 showing competition is driving prices down. People should ...

Energy UK's statement on energy prices

... are also making it quicker and easier for customers to find the tariff right for them.  Almost 4 million customers switched supplier in 2015 and, currently, around 400,000 households are signing up to ...

2015 record high for switching ...

December 2015 saw 338,253 electricity switches, which is above average for the year. The latest electricity switching data also shows a net gain of 100,904 for small and mid-tier suppliers, which ...

Energy UK's statement on fixed deals coming to an end

... 4 million customers switched electricity supplier in 2015 showing competition is driving prices down. It is encouraging to see people take advantage of the deals out there. With almost 50 deals under £1,000 ...

2015: a very eventful year ...

As Christmas approaches it’s easy to think about winding down but the events team at Energy UK has been doing anything but as we look to 2016 and start to get dates in the diary.  2015 was Energy UK’s ...

Environmental Performance

... provisionally reported that the energy supply sector has reduced overall GHG emissions by 57%  between 1990 and 2016 and was also the largest contributor to the decrease in GHG emissions between 2015 and ...

Water Resources

... by the combustion sector decreased by 20%, from almost 2 billion m3 in 2014 to 1.6 billion m3 in 2015. This is mainly due to the closure of large ‘once through cooling’ power stations under the Large Combustion ...

Energy UK's comment on uSwitch survey about energy bills

... for November 2015 • The Home Heat Helpline is a free, confidential and independent service on 0800 33 66 99 (or from mobiles on 0333 300 3366) for those who are struggling with their energy bills. ...

The changing energy retail market

... already switched in 2015. The latest electricity switching data also shows that around 310,000 people switch on average each month in 2015, well above the 250,000 monthly average last year. New research ...

More customers switch in 2015 ...

Almost 3.5 million have switched electricity supplier so far this year. This is higher than the same period in both 2014 and 2013. The latest electricity switching data also shows 113,780 customers ...

Switching reaches two year high

Over 400,000 customers have switched electricity supplier in October. This is the highest figure of switches in the past two years. Three million customers have already switched in 2015. The latest ...

More choice for energy customers, Slade says

... snapshots from 30 April 2012 to 30 April 2015.  It looks at competition based on the number of competing suppliers, market shares and the Herfindahl-Hirschman Index of market concentration. View ...

Summer switching bucks trend

Energy UK publishes switching report for August 2015 Switching has maintained momentum over the summer, with the highest numbers for August in recent years, Energy UK said today. Over 285,000 ...

Switching rises as temperatures soar

Energy UK publishes electricity switching report for July 2015 Switching continues to grow with the highest numbers for July in recent years. Customers switching electricity supplier topped 270,000 ...
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