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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 ...

Cyber security

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 ...

Investment

The energy sector is a big contributor to the UK economy and invest in low carbon technologies to optimise the system. Investment in the energy sector is a necessity to continue the progression towards ...

Low carbon transport

Emissions from the transport sector are largely unchanged from 1990 levels, which, combined with the fact that emissions from energy supply have been cut by 65 per cent since 1990, has resulted in transport ...

Energy Efficiency ...

Energy suppliers continue working with their customers, local authorities, social housing providers, charities and other interested third parties, to help insulate and heat their homes across Great Britain. ...

Switching hits new record in 2018

Latest electricity figures from Energy UK, published today, show that over half a million (547,660) customers moved to a new supplier in September - the highest number of switches in a month so far in ...

Innovation in energy ...

Energy UK continues its leadership in the low carbon transport arena by driving forwards the development of standards for smart charging in a position paper and consultation document on Acceptable Standards ...

Decarbonising heat and transport

... Energy UK, the Decarbonisation of Heat Working Group was established to work with Government in the development of a comprehensive strategy for the decarbonisation of heat. The group is establishing positions ...

About NESH

The New Energy Services and Heat (NESH) Committee’s work has continued to put Energy UK at the forefront of policy development on low carbon transport, low carbon heat and smart systems & flexibility.  ...

Network charging

...  would bring: More efficient transmission of electricity Faster restoration of electricity after power disturbances Reduction in peak demand Better integration of renewable energy generatio ...

Renewables

Renewable technologies use natural energy to make electricity. Fuel sources include wind, wave, marine, hydro, biomass and solar. It is also made using sources of natural energy that are quickly replaced, ...

Environmental Regulations

... greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 80% from 1990 levels by 2050. BEIS reported that as of 2016, the energy supply sector was responsible for 25% of total GHG emissions in the UK. While fossil ...

About generation

... more time and resource from the Power Team at Energy UK. Although 2018 seems to have created more uncertainty for the sector, I’m optimistic that next year will start to set out the future direction for ...

Switching

Over 250,000 people switch energy company or tariff every month. Energy companies want to make the switching process as simple and hassle-free as possible, which is why they have recently launched the ...

Safety Net

Energy UK plays a leading role in the development of industry best practice in the areas of debt and disconnections. Energy suppliers recognise that vulnerable customers need to be protected from disconnection. ...

Energy efficiency ...

Energy suppliers work closely with Government and stakeholders to offer consumers opportunities to be more energy efficient. Energy efficiency is essential to help consumers reduce their energy consumption ...

Smart

Smart metering will change our energy industry for the better, that's why Energy UK is leading a number of projects to support the upgrade to smart meters. Our work so far has included: Joining wit ...

Customer communications

Rules of engagement: putting customers at the heart of communications In Summer 2017, Ofgem commissioned Energy UK to undertake some work on customer communications. This was to help inform a wider ...

About retail

From the introduction of the safeguard tariff to the Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) Act 2018, discussion of price caps has dominated the retail energy market in 2018. As a result, 2018 was ...

Brexit and European Affairs

... relationship in which we called for an Energy and Climate Chapter to be included in the future agreement to ensure the smooth functioning of energy markets, the continued free flow of energy, and cooperation ...

Blogs

Read our blogs on smart meters, decarbonisation of heat, Brexit and more.

Videos & Infographics

Find out about the Future of Energy, our commitment to helping vulnerable customers and how energy is changing with the help of innovation and technology.   ...

Meet the team

Find out about our media team, headed by our Director of External Affairs, Abbie Sampson. Contact them at press@energy-uk.org.uk or call 020 7747 2959. Rory Taylor, Chief Press Officer Rory ...

Media enquiries

If you are a journalist or you have a media enquiry, get in touch. Tel: 020 7747 2959 Email: press@energy-uk.org.uk  ...

Energy UK responds to BEIS Committee EV report ...

Responding to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s report “Electric vehicles: driving the transition”, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said: "We firmly support the Committee’ ...

Positive Initiatives

Highlights of some of the positive initiatives by the energy industry in several areas, including investment, diversity and inclusion and support for vulnerable customers.  ...
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Press Releases

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Blogs

Blogs

Read our blogs on smart meters, decarbonisation of heat, Brexit and more.

Videos & Infographics

Videos & Infographics

Find out about the Future of Energy, our commitment to helping vulnerable customers and how energy is cha...

Publications

Publications

Check our consultation responses, reports, factsheets and guides.

Meet the team

Meet the team

Find out about our media team, headed by our Director of External Affairs, Abbie Sampson. Contact them at...

Media enquiries

Media enquiries

If you are a journalist or you have a media enquiry, get in touch. Tel: 020 7747 2959 Email: This email a...

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