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Energy UK comments on launch of BEIS Smart Meter Post 2020 consultation

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to the BEIS Smart Meter Post 2020 Consultation, Energy UK’s chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy UK welcomes EV charge point funding

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2019

Welcoming today’s Government announcement of £500m investment in green technologies, including electric vehicle charge points, Energy UK’s chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Suppliers improve billing performance

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Energy suppliers continue to improve in providing accurate billing for millions of customers, according to Energy UK’s Billing Code audit results announced today.

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Summer switching on the rise

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 520,000 (526,170) customers switched supplier last month, up 10% on July 2018.

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Slade steps down as Energy UK Chief Executive

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Slade steps down as Energy UK Chief Executive

Energy UK has today announced that Lawrence Slade will be stepping down as Chief Executive at the end of the year, after 9 years with Energy UK and its predecessor bodies.

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Energy UK comments on Government's bid for Glasgow to host COP26

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Commenting on the Government's bid for Glasgow to host COP26, Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy UK responds to price cap announcement

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2019

Responding to Ofgem’s latest price cap announcement, Energy UK’s Director of Policy Audrey Gallacher said: 

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Over 440,000 customers switch in June

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 440,000 (440,323) customers switched supplier last month, down 9% on June 2018.

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Energy responds to the Future for All report from Citizens Advice

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to the new report, Future for All, from Citizens Advice Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade, said:

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Energy UK responds to EV and chargepoint announcements from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to the announcements from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles on chargepoints in new homes and flexible payment options Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade, said:

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Energy UK responds to BEIS Committee energy efficiency report

Author: Rory Taylor
Category: 2019

Responding to today's report on energy efficiency by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Committee, Energy UK’s chief executive Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy UK responds to the Committee on Climate Change Progress Report

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to the Progress Report from the Committee on Climate Change, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK, said:

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Energy UK responds to the Government's launch of the Green Finance Strategy

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Responding to the Government's launch of the Green Finance Strategy today, Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy UK responds to government funding announcement for Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage projects

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to the announcement of government funding for a number of Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) projects, Lawrence Slade (chief executive, Energy UK), said:

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Half a million customers switch in May

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s new electricity figures, published today, show that 487,231 customers switched supplier last month, slightly down (1.4%) compared to May 2018.

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Energy UK responds to Citizens Advice's report on failed energy suppliers

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Responding to Citizens Advice's report on failed energy suppliers, Energy UK's Director of Policy, Audrey Gallacher said:

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Creating a more inclusive and diverse energy sector

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Energy UK is pleased to announce that it will be hosting its first ever ‘Inclusion and Diversity in Energy’ conference, in partnership with Accenture, this autumn.

The Conference, which is free to attend, will be held at the QEII Conference Centre on Thursday 19 September, will look at all aspects of inclusion and diversity in energy including disability, social background, ethnicity and race, gender and sexual identity.

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Record breaking year at Young Energy Professionals Awards 2019 ceremony

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

The winners of the Young Energy Professionals (YEP) Awards 2019 were announced last night at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London St Paul’s. Now in its fifth year, the annual awards ceremony celebrates and recognises the outstanding contribution and achievements of young professionals right across the energy sector.

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Energy UK comments on Ofgem's draft Consumer Vulnerability Strategy

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

Responding to Ofgem’s draft Consumer Vulnerability Strategy, Lawrence Slade (chief executive, Energy UK), said:

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Energy UK responds to Government's net-zero 2050 target announcement

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Responding to the Government's announcement that the UK is to set a legally binding target for net-zero emissions by 2050, Lawrence Slade, chief executive of Energy UK, said:

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Energy UK responds to the Government’s decision to carry over overachievement in the second Carbon Budget to the third Carbon Budget

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Responding to the Government’s decision – announced today – that it will be carrying over some of its overachievement in the second Carbon Budget to the third Carbon Budget, Energy UK’s chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy UK responds to the first 'coal-free' fortnight record

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Responding to the end of the first 'coal-free' fortnight record, Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade said: 

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Energy UK comments on the final report from the Commission for Customers in Vulnerable Circumstances

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Commenting on the final report published by the Commission for Customers in Vulnerable Circumstances today, Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Commission says urgent action must be taken to improve support for vulnerable customers

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

An independent report published today says urgent action is required by all energy companies, regulators and government as well as price comparison websites (PCWs) - with support from consumer groups and charities – to better identify customers in vulnerable circumstances and improve the help and support given to them.   

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Energy UK supports the Broadway Initiative's Assurances for an Environment Act

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Commenting on the Broadway Initiative's Assurances for an Environment Bill, which we contributed to and was launched by the IEMA today, Energy UK’s chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Record number of customers switch in April

Author: Maria Kokkinaki
Category: 2019

Energy UK’s latest electricity switching figures, published today, reveal that over 660,000 (668,371) customers moved to a new supplier last month, up by 34% on April 2018 and the highest number ever recorded.

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Energy UK responds to Labour's announcement on solar panels and public ownership of national grid

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Responding to the Labour Party news release announcing radical plans to install solar panels on two million homes and take the national grid into public ownership, Energy UK's chief executive, Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy UK responds to the Daily Telegraph's article on Labour's energy renationalisation paper

Author: Sarah Brook
Category: 2019

Responding to the Daily Telegraph's article today on Labour's energy policy paper on renationalisation, Energy UK's chief executive Lawrence Slade said:

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Energy suppliers achieve highest results for the second year running in Safety Net Audit

Author: Stephen Walker
Category: 2019

The latest results of Energy UK’s Safety Net Audit, show that all of the participating suppliers achieved the highest standard possible - and for the second year running. 

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