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Tempus Fugit aka How time flies…

As we prepare to publish our Future of Energy report, it seems an apt time to look back at some of the key milestones in the industry’s evolution that took us to where we are today. Back in 1882, the ...

Switching on the March

Energy UK’s latest monthly figures, published today, show that over 600,000 customers switched electricity supplier in March 2019. In total, 615,503 customers changed provider last month - a significant ...

Energy UK comments on Brexit delay  ...

Following EU's response to PM's delay request, Energy UK's chief executive Lawrence Slade said: “Energy UK and its members continue to strongly believe that a deal with a transition period, allow ...

Over 450,000 customers switched in February

Energy UK’s monthly electricity figures – published today – show that 450,000 (452,977) customers switched supplier last month, slightly down (0.1%) compared to February 2018. This brings the total number ...

Applications for the 2019 YEP Awards now open

Entries have opened for the 2019 Young Energy Professional (YEP) Awards. The annual YEP Awards, now in its fifth year, recognise the outstanding contribution and achievements of young professionals ...

Energy UK responds to the Spring Statement ...

In response to the Spring Statement, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK, said: “Energy UK has long called for action to further decarbonise our economy including heat. It is therefore positive ...

Celebrating women in energy ...

Following the launch of Energy UK’s Equality and Diversity Forum in 2018, and some great events and workshops on diversity and inclusion over the past year, we wanted to do something special to mark International ...

Equality and Diversity

Energy UK is proud of the work we do across the sector to drive forward progress to ensure a more diverse and inclusive energy sector.   Equality and Diversity Forum In 2018 we launched an Equality ...

Women in Energy ...

Celebrating women in energy Following the launch of Energy UK’s Equality and Diversity Forum in 2018, and some great events and workshops over the past year, we wanted to do something special to mark ...

Energy UK responds to Minister's ETS comment ...

Responding to comments on the Emissions Trading System (ETS) made by Energy and Climate Change Minster, Claire Perry at yesterday’s Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee hearing, Energy UK’s chief ...

Diversity is key to rebuilding trust

Any discussion on how to rebuild trust in the energy sector quickly – and rightly – comes back to the importance of customers. But as a sector, how much do we look like the customers and the communities ...

Nearly 400,000 customers switch in January

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures – published today - reveal that nearly 400,000 (382,665) customers switched in January – up 5 percent on January 2018. 2018 was a record year for ...

Energy Efficiency Breakfast Briefing  ...

Energy UK hosted a breakfast briefing with CGI on ‘Energy Efficiency - Integral to Energy Policy or Forgotten Opportunity’ on 29 January. The event featured panellists Sian Gardener, Director Consulting ...

Future of Energy ...

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Industrial Strategy Breakfast Briefing

On 21 January, Energy UK held its first Breakfast Briefing of the year on the Industrial Strategy, one year on. The panel featured Minister for Business and Industry, Richard Harrington MP, the Chair of ...

Energy UK responds to Ofgem's price cap announcement ...

Responding to Ofgem’s announcement that it is raising the level of the default price cap by £117 for an average household, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said:   “Nobody takes the decision ...

Capacity Crunch

... on its next steps and Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry has also since responded to the Select Committee. (You can also see our response to the consultation here).  Energy UK is supportive ...

Another record year for switching

Energy UK’s electricity switching figures, published today at the start of Big Energy Saving Week, reveal that 2018 was a record year for switching with over 5.8 million - or one in five - customers making ...

Switching on track to beat last year’s record

Energy UK’s latest figures – published today - reveal that nearly half a million (497,050) customers switched electricity supplier in November. This brings the total number of switches to over 5.4 million ...
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