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Research and reports

A smart flexible energy system in the transition to a net-zero economy.

A collection of essays marking the tenth anniversary if the Climate Change Act
7.88 MB
23 November 2018

In order for the UK to transition to a low carbon economy and enable the country to meet emission reduction targets, there is a need to coordinate the various policy strands of government into a coordinated de-carbonisation effort, and to develop the groundwork for decisions to be made in the early 2020s.

Energy UK was pleased to see the negotiations on the UK’s departure from the European Union move on to the next phase on transitional arrangements and the future relationship at the end of 2017. This paper sets out the energy industry’s position on the priorities for the future framework agreement.

Switching data by parliamentary constituency for Energy Switch Guarantee

The UK energy sector is undergoing a rapid transformation. This report represents an overview of how Government can build on the success to date of the CFD and Capacity Market (CM) frameworks to ensure that we bring forward investment at the lowest cost to customers.

The Electric Vehicle Revolution is the first of a series of reports from Energy UK on electric vehicles. This report highlights opportunities created for the energy sector by electric vehicles and how the UK as a whole can benefit from a mass uptake, provided that the right polices and partnerships are made now across the transport and energy sector, with both Government and the relevant regulators.

Energy UK review of customer communication supply licence conditions. This work was commissioned by Ofgem and intends to inform a forthcoming Ofgem review of the supply licence rules relating to supplier-customer communications.
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04 September 2017

Energy UK strongly believes in promoting competitive energy markets that produce good outcomes for consumers. Ill-considered or poorly constructed regulation risks removing the competitive impetus that has driven the huge benefits seen in the market we have today, including an increasing number of suppliers offering a range of innovative products. A well-functioning retail market must be one where competition drives innovation and improvements in customer service; where consumers engage to get the best deal, and where effective support is in place for the most vulnerable.

This paper presents Energy UK’s recommendations that government should consider as a minimum necessary to set the country on track to deliver its fifth carbon budget.

The electricity network system in Great Britain is undergoing significant reforms. Ancillary services are services and functions provided to the System Operator (SO) that facilitate and support the continuous flow of electricity so that supply will continually meet demand.
1.12 MB
19 April 2017
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