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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 ...

The Future of Energy A low carbon energy system that customers see as fair and which delivers excellent service, choice and value for money to all homes ...

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 ...

10th Anniversary of the Climate Change Act

On 26 November, Energy UK jointly hosted a Parliamentary event to mark the 10th Anniversary of the Climate Change Act, in partnership with the Committee on Climate Change, the All-Party Parliamentary Climate ...

Energy UK marks a decade of the Climate Change Act ...

Ten years to the day since the Climate Change Act was passed, Energy UK is marking the occasion by publishing a ten-point action plan setting out how the UK can continue as a world leader in tackling climate ...

Climate Change

We speak to a group of ten year olds to ask them their views on energy and the environment.  ...

Energy UK responds to CCC heating report ...

Responding to the Committee on Climate Change’s ‘Hydrogen in a low-carbon economy’ report, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said: "Decarbonising heat is a major challenge and one that w ...

Energy and our environment ...

... 400,000 low carbon job across the country - and the sector is growing. Energy UK has marked the anniversary of the Act by publishing a ten-point action plan setting out how the UK can continue as ...

Consumer engagement

On 19 November, Energy UK hosted a breakfast briefing on what consumer engagement could look like in a price cap world. The panel included Anthony Pygram (Director for Conduct & Enforcement, Ofgem), Gillian ...

Health and safety conference

On 15 November, Energy UK held its Health and Safety Conference 2018 in Leeds in November, sponsored by ESB and Gore-Tex, and supported by Mental Health UK. The conference brought together health and safety ...

Over 630,000 customers make a move in October

Latest electricity figures from Energy UK - published today - reveal that over 630,000 (633,238) customers moved to a new supplier last month. This is three percent up on October last year and brings ...

Energy UK responds to Capacity Market judgment ...

Responding to today’s judgment by the General Court of the European Union in relation to the Capacity Market, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said: We are extremely disappointed by today’s ...

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

Responding to today’s announcement by Ofgem confirming details of the forthcoming default price cap, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said: “The price cap will present a significant challenge ...

Watt Powers Your Home

A typical domestic household in the UK consumes 3,100KWh of electricity per year, which is 3,100,000Wh, but what does this mean and how does this much energy translate into the appliances and gadgets you ...

Health and Safety

The Energy UK Health and Safety Conference was held on 15 November, bringing industry leaders in Health and Safety together with those on the ground to discuss key areas which impact the sector.  Maintaining ...

Fraud prevention

Energy suppliers take fraud and crime seriously and want to do what they can to help protect their customers. Energy suppliers will have approaches in place (and staff will be trained) to recognise and ...

Energy in the UK ...

Energy in the UK 2018 details the industry’s contribution to the UK economy, illustrates its contribution so far in moving the country towards a low carbon future and outlines the challenges ahead in transforming ...
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