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Energy Efficiency Commitment (EEC)

... homes. These improvements fell into four main categories: insulation, heating, lighting and appliances. In 2008, the Commitment was replaced by the Carbon Emissions Reduction Target.  ...

Gas balancing alerts

... during an unexpectedly long period of very cold weather when the country uses a lot of gas for heating.  ...

Insulation

Insulation keeps heating in or out of a building. Houses that have better insulation tend to have lower energy bills, because their that heating or cooling systems don't have to work as hard.  ...

Loft insulation

Heat rises, and in an uninsulated home a quarter of your heat is lost through the roof. Insulating your loft, attic or flat roof is a simple and effective way to save that waste and reduce your heating ...

Passiv Systems

Our innovative, award-winning technology puts you in complete control of your energy assets. We enable utilities, operators and investors working in residential district heating and rooftop solar PV to ...

RSK

... across the UK and Europe and have extensive experience of interconnectors, utilities, district heating, CCGT/CHP, carbon capture, terminals, national transmission (gas and overhead/buried cable), nuclear, ...

New Energy UK CEO gets to work

... in areas like heating and transport. In the process we will stimulate investment, support innovation, and create thousands of skilled jobs in the new economy. “I must thank Audrey Gallacher for doing ...

Energy UK responds to the CCC's Progress Report 2020

...  economic recovery following the pandemic – not just in increasing still further the power we generate from low carbon sources but in enabling the decarbonisation of transport and heating as well as developin ...

How to stay safe

... when the central heating is used more often Or other people in your household (including your pets) are experiencing similar symptoms Carbon monoxide poisoning can affect people’s mental ability ...

Powering the Nation

... appreciate just how essential – from lighting and heating our homes to refrigerating and cooking our food, and for enabling that much needed cup of tea. And of course, millions of us are currently ...

Energy UK comments on the Budget

... low carbon heating alternatives - but the forthcoming White Paper and National Infrastructure Strategy will need to show greater and wider ambition in order to go further and faster across all our efforts ...

Energy UK responds to Carbon Brief emissions fall analysis

... generation but in others areas like heating and transport as well as energy efficiency, which this research shows has made the major contribution to reducing emissions since 2010. “That’s why the forthcoming ...

Time to get on the front foot for flexible future

... up. Overall demand for power has been falling for some time but the electrification of heating and transport will greatly increase demand at peak times and flexibility will be absolutely essential to cope ...

Energy UK comments on the Scottish Budget

Responding to the Scottish Budget announcement, Energy UK's Deputy Director (Retail), Dan Alchin, said: ‘Decarbonising the heating of our homes will be one of the biggest challenges in achieving ne ...

Energy UK responds to Government EV pledge

...  been world-leading in reducing emissions and we stand ready to work together to help transform other sectors, like transport and heating, as well as our own. And we look forward to the forthcoming Energ ...

Energy UK comments on Ofgem's decarbonisation action plan

... and low carbon heating alternatives – areas which also show how consumers’ habits and lives will change. “The plan rightly recognises the importance of delivering net zero and the need to protect vulnerable ...

Energy UK publishes manifesto

... alternatives for heating homes – another essential step to net zero. Increasing investment in low carbon generation by allowing the lowest cost technologies of all types to participate in Capacity Market ...

Charging Ahead?

... function is changing as we further decarbonise generation as well as doing the same in transport and heating in pursuit of the net-zero target. The comparatively straightforward task of transmitting power ...

To achieve net-zero

... decarbonisation of power and trigger the same transformation in transport and heating, where progress has been limited. We will need investment in all types of low-carbon technologies combined with the ...

Energy UK responds to BEIS Committee report on CCUS

... g sectors where there are few cost-effective alternatives, such as industrial processes, shipping, haulage and heating. And, as we’ve seen with renewables like offshore wind, becoming a world leader in n ...

Future Perfect?

... may still lie ahead) we need to start seriously tackling those sectors where progress has been limited, notably heating and transport. It’s in areas like these where the energy sector will be playing ...

Map to the Future

... protections; Clear requirements and targets for energy efficiency and low carbon heating in all our homes to drive change alongside incentives and support; Empowering local partnerships to deliver ...

Energy UK responds to the Spring Statement

... to hear from the Chancellor today, in his Spring Statement, of measures to increase green gas and the new Future Homes Standard to deliver low carbon heating and greater levels of energy efficiency in ...

Vulnerability

... fuels like LPG and heating oil getting the same regulatory protection as those using gas and electricity.    Retaining a social tariff for low-income vulnerable households after the current default ...

Energy UK responds to ECIU energy efficiency analysis

...  will require retrofitting in the future to meet the government’s own carbon targets – especially when the need to tackle emissions produced from heating our homes already presents such a major challenge. ...

Stay #COSafe this winter

As temperatures drop, and heating thermostats rise, there are some simple steps you can take to make sure you and your family stay safe from carbon monoxide this winter: Carbon monoxide is known ...

Energy UK marks a decade of the Climate Change Act

... tackling climate change – such as rolling out a national energy efficiency programme, enabling other sectors like transport and heating to similarly slash emissions and ensuring that all low carbon sources, ...

Energy UK responds to CCC heating report ...

...  decisions that will need to be made on heating in the near future. “If we are to start rolling out low carbon heating systems in the next couple of decades, the Government needs to focus its attentio ...

Energy and our environment

... climate change – such as rolling out a national energy efficiency programme, enabling other sectors like transport and heating to similarly slash emissions and ensuring that all low carbon sources, including ...

Energy in the UK

... heating, transport and moving to a smart energy system. It also highlights the growing competition in the retail market and the help given to vulnerable customers. Findings include: The energy ...

About NESH

... the publication of the Clean Growth Strategy, on how best to decarbonise heating. The NESH Committee has led Energy UK’s messaging on heat, transport and flexibility, continuing to develop a close ...

Energy efficiency

... depending on how the property is built, but insulation can notably reduce all heating bills. Energy Companies Obligation The Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) is a domestic energy efficiency programme ...

Smart

... rs to facilitate the switching on of night storage heaters and water heaters (typically in premises with no mains-gas supply, where domestic heating and hot-water appliances powered by electricity are installe ...

Creating a consumer-centric future of energy

... but in related sectors such as transport and heating.   Meeting these future challenges and providing a system that consumers see as fair and giving value for money, will deliver benefits not only ...

Kick-Starting the Decarbonisation of Heat

Heating our homes and businesses impacts on productivity, affects our health and, when done right, results in better quality of life and higher levels of comfort. Recent years have shown a greater policy ...

Energy UK looks to put the heat on

Energy UK is calling for the Government to help kick-start a transformation of the way the UK heats its homes and businesses.      Heating buildings now accounts for around a quarter of UK greenhouse ...
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