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Nearly half a million switch despite lockdown

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

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).

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Energy UK comments on additional funding from Government for ultra-rapid EV chargers in England

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

In response to the Government's additional funding for rapid charge-points in England, Energy UK's chief interim executive, Audrey Gallacher, said: 

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Energy UK responds to updated guidance from BEIS on workplace safety

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

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: 

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Energy UK responds to CCC letter to Prime Minister

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

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:

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Nearly 600,000 switch in March

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

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.

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Powering the nation and supporting customers

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

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.

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Update from Energy UK on the COVID-19 situation

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

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.

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Energy UK comments on postponement of COP26

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

On the postponement of COP26 due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, Energy UK's Director of External Affairs, Abbie Sampson said:

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Energy UK comments on additional support for customers during the COVID-19 outbreak

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

An Energy UK spokesperson said:

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Electricity switching reaches one million in the first months of 2020

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures – published today – reveal that just over one million customers have switched so far in 2020 – up 20% on the same time last year.

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Statement from Energy UK on COVID-19

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Audrey Gallacher, chief executive of Energy UK said: 

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Special Business Readiness Bulletin – Important Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for businesses and employers

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

This is a special edition of the business readiness bulletin for trade associations, business representative bodies and business intermediaries providing important information for you and your business members and networks on Coronavirus (COVID-19). You have a role in keeping your members up to date on the latest Government guidance. It is recommended that you continue to ensure that the latest GOV.UK guidance regarding COVID-19 is available on your websites to support accessibility for both members and employees.

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Energy UK responds to BEIS Q4 2019 statistics on smart meter installations

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

In response to the publication of Q4 2019 Smart Meter Statistics in Great Britain, Energy UK's interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Energy UK comments on the Budget

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Responding to today’s Budget, Energy UK’s interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Energy UK welcomes funding for low carbon transport

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2020

Welcoming today’s Government announcement on funding for developing low carbon transport, Energy UK’s interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Energy UK responds to onshore wind story

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Responding to today’s onshore wind story, Energy UK’s interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher, said:

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Time to get on the front foot for flexible future

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

A new report published today urges the Government to step up progress with unleashing the potential of flexibility to deliver benefits for customers and the entire energy system.

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Carry on Switching in 2020

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures – published today – reveal that nearly 450,000 customers moved to a new supplier last month.

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Energy Switch Guarantee welcomes new members

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2020

ESB Energy and Green Network Energy have joined the Energy Switch Guarantee (ESG), an industry initiative –set up by Energy UK in 2016 - to make switching simple, speedy and safe for consumers.

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Energy UK responds to latest price cap announcement

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Responding to Ofgem’s latest price cap announcement, Energy UK’s interim Chief Executive, Audrey Gallacher, said:

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Energy UK comments on the Scottish Budget

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Responding to the Scottish Budget announcement, Energy UK's Deputy Director (Retail), Dan Alchin, said:

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Energy UK responds to Government EV pledge

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2020

Responding to the news that the Government proposes to bring forward the date for banning the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles to 2035, Energy UK’s interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher, said:   

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Energy UK comments on Ofgem's decarbonisation action plan

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2020

Commenting on the publication of Ofgem’s decarbonisation action plan, Audrey Gallacher, Energy UK’s interim chief executive, said:

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Energy UK comments on Brexit day

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2020

Commenting on the UK leaving the EU today, Audrey Gallacher, Energy UK’s interim chief executive, said:

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Energy UK confirms Emma Pinchbeck as chief executive

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2020

Emma Pinchbeck has been confirmed as the new chief executive of Energy UK.

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Record 6.4 million customers switch in 2019

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Energy UK’s electricity switching figures for 2019 - published today - reveal that last year was another record for switching with 6.4 million customers moving to a new supplier - an average of 12 switches every minute in 2019.

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Government advisory body says electric vehicle revolution can be a boon to the UK’s energy system

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Commenting on the report of the Electric Vehicle Energy Taskforce, published today, which Energy UK were involved in developing, interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher, said:

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