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Energy UK responds to Ofgem's energy price cap proposals

Responding to Ofgem’s announcement, Energy UK’s Chief Executive Lawrence Slade said:   “There are over 70 suppliers in the energy market who will now be assessing how this impacts their individual ...

Energy UK comments on BEIS's latest energy statistics

... h a short space of time shows what can be done with a clear policy direction and the right framework to encourage investment and innovation.  “We welcome recent announcements from the Government on futu ...

Energy UK responds to ECO announcement ...

Responding to the Government’s statement on the future of the Energy Company Obligation scheme, Energy UK’s Chief Executive Lawrence Slade said: "We welcome the Government’s announcement today whic ...

Energy UK responds to Capacity Market announcement ...

Responding to the Government's announcement on changes to the Capacity Market rules, an Energy UK spokesperson said:  "The Capacity Market has successfully guaranteed security of supply at the lea ...

Energy UK achieves Investors in People Accreditation

...  Energy UK’s accreditation builds on the announcement of the organisation becoming a London Living Wage employer and further demonstrates its commitment to investing and developing its people. Investors ...

Closure of the Renewables Obligation

... been a series of announcements and publications dismantling the regime and introducing grace periods and closure dates for specific technologies.  Today marks the day that the RO closes to all new ...

Energy UK statement on Theresa May's comments

Following Theresa May's comments at the Conservative Spring Conference, Energy UK has issued a statement.  Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK said: “We often hear about the “broken” ...

Energy UK comments on prepayment price cap

Following Ofgem's announcement of a temporary price cap for prepayment customers, one of the measures recommended by the Competition and Markets Authority, Energy UK has issued a statement. Lawrence ...

Energy UK comments on Labour's pledge

Following the announcement by Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell that a Labour government will legislate to limit price hikes by energy firms, Energy UK has issued a statement. Lawrence Slade, chief ...

Energy UK comments on Capacity Market auction

Due to the announcement of the Capacity Market auction clearing in Round 14, Energy UK has issued the following statement. Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK said: "Another successful ...

Energy UK comment on Charles Hendry tidal lagoon review

Following the announcement that Charles Hendry's independent report into the feasibility of tidal lagoon energy technology will recommend the UK builds the lagoon, Energy UK has issued a comment. Lawrence ...

Energy UK comment on the appointment of SMDA test house

Following the appointment of NMi to provide the testing services for the Smart Metering Device Assurance (SMDA) scheme. Energy UK issued the following statement. Rosie McGlynn, Director of New Energy ...

Capacity Market auction and the future energy mix

With the conclusion of the third Capacity Market auction, the recent announcement of a second Contracts for Difference allocation round and the promise of two more within this Parliament it is clear the ...

Energy UK welcomes BEIS call for evidence

Following the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark MP's, announcement 'on the call for evidence for a smarter, more efficient energy system', at the Energy ...

Energy UK comment on Coal Closure consultation

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial strategy has commenced a consultation seeking views on coal power generation ending by 2025. Following this, Energy UK has commented on the announcement.  ...

Energy UK comment on Hornsea project announcement ...

Following the announcement of the Horsea project two offshore wind farm receiving development consent. Energy UK said:  “The Hornsea Project announcement is a step in the right direction and a sign ...

Energy UK statement on incorrect gas meters

Following the announcement about the incorrect reading of gas metering details, Energy UK said: “Energy UK and its members are working hard to address the issue of the incorrect recording of imperial ...

Energy UK comments on Hinkley Point C

Energy UK has today issued a statement following the initial board approval from EDF Energy and then the announcement from the Government of a delay in the decision on Hinkley Point C.  Energy UK ...

It’s policy development… but not as we know it

... well underway. The first paid-for event took place on Thursday 25 February. The Briefing focused on how to bring on new gas generation. It was a happy coincidence that the following week saw the announcement ...

Energy UK's statement on the CSR

... been calling for long-term policy certainty to encourage the scale of investment required to meet the country’s energy needs. Today’s statements from the Chancellor, along with Amber Rudd’s announcement ...

Amber to green in energy policy reset?

... Amber Rudd started by saying “I want energy policy to be boring” but the ensuring speech was anything but.  The headline announcement was the plan to phase out coal-fired generation by 2025, which ...

Energy UK's statement on Hinkley announcement ...

Energy UK has issued a statement on the announcement of a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point, Somerset. Energy UK said: "Today's announcement on Hinkley is good news for UK energy ...

A renewable outlook

At the start of July I still believed there are only two things in life that are certain - death and taxes. However, following the Chancellor’s summer budget announcement regarding the Climate Change Levy ...
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