Energy UK has today published a new paper on energy and the economic recovery, urging the Government to harness the potential of clean energy to deliver benefits for jobs, the economy and the environment.
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Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures – published today – reveal that nearly half a million customers (472,538) moved to a new supplier in April. This is a 29% decrease compared to April 2019 when a record breaking number of customers switched supplier (668,371).
In response to the Government's additional funding for rapid charge-points in England, Energy UK's chief interim executive, Audrey Gallacher, said:
In response to the publication of updated guidance from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy on workplace safety, Audrey Gallacher, Energy UK's interim chief executive, said:
Responding to the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) letter to the Prime Minister on rebuilding the economy, Energy UK’s interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher said:
Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures - published today - reveal that 589,297 customers moved to a new supplier last month, bringing the total number of switches to 1.6 million so far this year.
The energy industry came together yesterday to say thanks to the NHS in a special film organised by Energy UK, which showed workers from across the country joining in the now traditional Thursday applause for those on the front line of the fight against COVID-19.
On 19 March the energy sector agreed new measures with the Government to ensure customers are supported and remain supplied with energy through challenging times. These new measures include additional support for those most in need including prepayment customers. This agreement was signed by all UK domestic suppliers and will came into force immediately.
With the current lockdown in place, the energy industry has been working hard to ensure the lights are kept on and customers receive a reliable service. We are also very conscious of the difficulties some customers might face due to the current situation, particularly those customers in vulnerable circumstances.
On the postponement of COP26 due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Energy UK's Director of External Affairs, Abbie Sampson said:
An Energy UK spokesperson said: