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Energy UK comments on Government plans to boost battery storage

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Commenting on Government plans to remove barriers in the planning system to support development of battery storage projects, an Energy UK spkesperson said:

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Switching goes up for the first time since lockdown

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Energy UK’s latest monthly electricity switching figures reveal that 450,000 customers switched supplier in June - up 1% on June 2019. This marks the first time since the beginning of the lockdown that there is a slight increase in switching numbers in a month, when compared to the same month in 2019.

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Energy UK comments on Ofgem's RIIO-2 Draft Determinations

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Commenting to Ofgem's RIIO-2 Draft Determinations, an Energy UK spokesperson said:

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Energy UK responds to the Chancellor's Summer Statement

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Responding to the Chancellor’s Summer Statement, Energy UK’s chief executive Emma Pinchbeck said:

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Energy UK responds to Hydrogen APPG's report

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Responding to the Hydrogen APPG's report, 'How the UK's hydrogen sector can help support the UK's economic recovery,' Energy UK's chief executive, Emma Pinchbeck said:

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Energy UK responds to Energy Institute's Energy Barometer 2020

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Responding to the Energy Institute's Energy Barometer 2020 -published today- Energy UK's chief executive, Emma Pinchbeck said:

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Energy UK responds to news of Government investment in energy efficiency measures

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Responding to news of Government investment in energy efficiency measures, Energy UK’s chief executive Emma Pinchbeck said:

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New Energy UK CEO gets to work

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Emma Pinchbeck has today started work as the new chief executive of Energy UK, joining from RenewableUK, where she was deputy chief executive.

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Energy UK's Audrey Gallacher comments on her appointment as Eurogas board member

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

In response to her appointment to the Governing Board of Eurogas, Audrey Gallacher, Energy UK's interim chief executive said:

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Energy UK responds to the CCC's Progress Report 2020

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Commenting on the Committee on Climate Change’s Progress Report 2020, Energy UK's interim CEO Audrey Gallacher said:

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Energy UK responds to Citizens' Climate Assembly interim briefing

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

Respnding to the interim briefing from the assembly "Covid-19, recovery and the path to net zero", Energy UK's interim CEO, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Energy can help power economic recovery

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2020

A new report published today highlights the central role the energy sector can play in powering the post-COVID-19 economic recovery. 

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Electricity switching slows during lockdown

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

Latest electricity switching figures from Energy UK – published today – show that over 410,000 customers switched supplier in May – down by 15% on May last year.

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Energy UK comments on EEIG energy efficiency infrastructure report

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

In response to the Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group's report on energy efficiency's offer of a net zero-compatible stimulus and recovery -published today- Energy UK's interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Energy UK comments on The Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership 2020-2025 Workforce Renewal & Skills Strategy​​​​​​​

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2020

The Energy & Utilities Skills Partnership has today launched the 2020-2025 Workforce Renewal & Skills Strategy. This collaboration outlines how the sector will tackle the skills shortage and fill 277,000 vacancies.

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EU and UK trade bodies call for an efficient future energy EU-UK relationship

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

The British and Irish Chamber of Commerce, the European Federation of Energy Traders, the Electricity Association of Ireland, Energy UK, Eurelectric and WindEurope welcome the publication of the EU and the UK’s respective legal texts on the future EU-UK relationship, which represent a positive first step to achieve a successful deal on energy.

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Energy UK responds to UK Government's ETS proposal

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

In response to the Government's proposal for a new UK Emissions Trading System, Energy UK's interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Energy UK comments on news of renewables surpassing fossil fuels in electricity generation for the first time in Q1 2020

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

In response to news of renewables surpassing fossil fuels in electricity generation for the first time in Q1 2020, Energy UK’s interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Powering the economic recovery

Author: Verriin Kaur
Category: 2020

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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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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