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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 ...

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 ...
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