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Energy UK welcomes EV charge point funding ...

Welcoming today’s Government announcement of £500m investment in green technologies, including electric vehicle charge points, Energy UK’s chief executive, Lawrence Slade said: “Bringing down the ...

Suppliers improve billing performance

Energy suppliers continue to improve in providing accurate billing for millions of customers, according to Energy UK’s Billing Code audit results announced today. Established in 2006 by Energy UK, ...

Summer switching on the rise

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 520,000 (526,170) customers switched supplier last month, up 10% on July 2018. Over 3.5 million (3,573,240) customers ...

Price cap

A useful video to explain the price cap.

Slade steps down as Energy UK Chief Executive  ...

Slade steps down as Energy UK Chief Executive Energy UK has today announced that Lawrence Slade will be stepping down as Chief Executive at the end of the year, after 9 years with Energy UK and its ...

Energy UK responds to price cap announcement ...

Responding to Ofgem’s latest price cap announcement, Energy UK’s Director of Policy Audrey Gallacher said:  “The vast majority of a typical energy bill is made up of costs that are outside of an ...

Over 440,000 customers switch in June

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 440,000 (440,323) customers switched supplier last month, down 9% on June 2018. This brings the total number of ...

Charging Ahead?

As Ofgem continues consulting on its Targeted Charging Review (TCR), Energy UK Policy Manger Joseph Underwood explains why it matters and what changes might result. It’s not an aspect of the sector ...

To achieve net-zero

... in our Future of Energy report and as the CBI recognises - only when backed up by policies and the long-term certainty that unleashes investment and innovation. With net-zero now enshrined in legislation, ...

Half a million customers switch in May

Energy UK’s new electricity figures, published today, show that 487,231 customers switched supplier last month, slightly down (1.4%) compared to May 2018. Over 2.5 million (2,606,747) customers have ...

A Capacity for Change

Last week, the government announced that both wind and solar would be allowed to compete as participating technologies in the Capacity Market (CM). Energy UK has long called for renewables to participate ...

Lord Spicer - Part of Energy UK's Genealogy  ...

Many staff and members of Energy UK will remember Lord Spicer as the man who chaired the new organisation from its formation in 2012 to the time when he handed over to Sir David Arculus in 2016. But far ...

A helping hand

... given the panel the job of identifying how the energy industry can improve the standards of care and support available to our customers when they need it.    First off, I must thank Lord Whitty and ...

‘Trying’ to leaf petrol behind

A recent trip up to Glasgow turned out to be an ideal opportunity for Energy UK’s Director of Economics & Corporate Services, Sam Hollister and LCP’s Head of Market Insight, Kyle Martin (and until recently ...

Parliamentary Reception - 23 April 2019

On Tuesday 23 April 2019, we launched the Future of Energy report at our annual Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons hosted by James Heappey MP. The event saw over 200 guests gather as we published ...

Record number of customers switch in April

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 660,000 (668,371) customers moved to a new supplier last month, up by 34% on April 2018 and the highest number ever recorded. ...

Energy UK responds to CCC 'net-zero' report ...

Responding to today’s Committee on Climate Change ‘net-zero’ report, Lawrence Slade, Energy UK’s chief executive, said: We firmly support the recommendations made by the Committee on Climate Change ...

Energy UK responds to BEIS Committee report on CCUS ...

Responding to today's BEIS Select Committee report into carbon capture usage and storage (CCUS), Energy UK’s chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:   "As our Future of Energy report published yesterd ...

Future Perfect?

Written exclusively for Utility Week and published here. As you’ll see elsewhere in Utility Week, Energy UK has published its Future of Energy report. The report has been long planned, being the ...

Map to the Future

Energy UK today publishes its Future of Energy report, setting out a way forward for the sector to deliver better for its customers as advances in technology and the vital need to decarbonise our economy ...

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 ...
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