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Testing times for energy companies

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Energy companies and other industries are now taking part in workplace COVID-19 testing schemes which – following calls from Energy UK on behalf of its members – were expanded to include the option for home testing.

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Switching back on the March

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

650,000 customers switched electricity supplier in March – the second highest number ever recorded by Energy UK’s monthly figures.

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How EV charging can Get Smart

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2021

A new report, published today by Energy UK, assesses the future options for enabling Electric Vehicle (EV) owners to benefit from smart charging.

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Working together to keep everyone safe

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2021

Energy UK and Energy Networks Association members and the industry trade unions are encouraging people to remain focused, keep colleagues and customers safe, and ensure there is no room for complacency during the relaxation of government’s rules.

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Over 1/3 of energy industry have experienced or witnessed LGBTQ+ discrimination

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

The first annual survey held by industry-wide LGBTQ+ network Pride in Energy has found that 35% of respondents have witnessed or experienced discrimination based on gender identity or sexual orientation in the last five years. Much of this blatant discrimination was particularly aimed at those with gender diversity.

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Creating a more diverse and inclusive energy sector post-Covid

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Energy UK in partnership with Ofgem will host the second Inclusion, Equality and Diversity Conference on 28 and 29 April. 

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Energy UK comments on Government's energy efficiency spending announcement

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2021

Commenting on the Government's announcement on energy efficiency spending Energy UK's Chief Executive, Emma Pinckbeck, said:

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Energy UK publishes Scottish Election manifesto

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2021

Energy UK and the Scottish energy industry have today published their own manifesto ahead of the Parliamentary elections on Thursday May 6th.

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Energy UK responds to EAC's energy efficiency report

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Responding to the Environmental Audit Committee’s report on energy efficiency, Energy UK chief executive Emma Pinchbeck said:

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February figures find 460,000 switching

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures show nearly 460,000 (457,447) customers moved to a new supplier in February.

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Energy UK responds to the 2021 Budget

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Responding to the 2021 Budget, Energy UK’s chief executive, Emma Pinchbeck said:

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Energy UK comments on Treasury's £57 million investment in jobs and green growth in Scotland

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Responding to HM Treasury's announcement of a £57 million investment in jobs and green growth in Scotland, Emma Pinchbeck, Energy UK's chief executive said:

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Electricity industry launches third phase of the Powering Improvement health and safety programme

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Electricity supply, network and generating companies have joined with trade unions (GMB, Prospect, Unison and Unite) and HSE to launch the new five-year phase of the Powering Improvement health and safety programme

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Energy UK comments on the Environmental Audit Committee's 'Growing Back Better' report

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2021

Commenting on the Environmental Audit Committee's 'Growing Back Better' report Energy UK's Chief Executive, Emma Pinchbeck, said:

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First switching figures of 2021 published

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures show that over 370,000 (374,350) customers moved to a new supplier in January.

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Energy UK comments on the Fuel Poverty Strategy

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

In response to the Fuel Poverty Strategy, Daniel Alchin, Energy UK's deputy director for retail said:

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Energy UK responds to Ofgem price cap announcement

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2021

Responding to this morning’s price cap announcement by Ofgem, Energy UK’s chief executive Emma Pinchbeck said:  

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Energy UK comments on NIA research

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2021

Commenting on research by the NIA on the role of nuclear power in partnership with renewables to achieve net zero Energy UK's chief executive, Emma Pinchbeck, said: 

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6 million customers switch electricity supplier in 2020

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2021

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures show that six million customers (5,953,520) switched supplier in 2020.

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