Energy price cap will be implemented, says Angela Knight

  The former head of Energy UK believes Theresa May’s pledge to cap energy prices will be implemented. She told ELN: “I think that it will stay and the reason I say that is because it wasn’t just a policy of one political party – it’s a policy of two political parties and they were […]

Hinkley is the way forward for the UK, says Angela Knight

  The Hinkley nuclear power plant to be built in Somerset is the way forward for the UK. That’s the view of Angela Knight, Chair at the Office for Tax Simplification and former CEO of Energy UK, who told ELN it is good the nation is starting to redevelop the nuclear industry. Her comment comes […]

Angela Knight backs Tories’ energy policies

The UK Government is doing what it can to reduce bills for consumers as well as ensure security of supply. That’s the view of former Energy UK CEO Angela Knight who spoke to ELN at the Energy Live 2015 (EL2015) conference last week. She said: “In the run up to the general election, the Conservative […]

What does the Tory election win mean for energy?

  ELN Chief Reporter Priyanka Shrestha talks to former CEO of Energy UK Angela Knight about what a Conservative election win means for the energy industry.

So who takes over now?

  The election has given us a decisive Tory government but who takes over now Ed Davey has gone? Who will be the new Energy Secretary and will DECC even survive as a government department? ELN has been speaking to Angela Knight former CEO of Energy UK who thinks both Matthew Hancock and Amber Rudd […]

Six tips for the energy sector from Angela Knight

The formidable CEO of Energy UK and former MP Angela Knight is stepping down from her energy role later this year – so what pearls of wisdom has she gleaned in the last two years? She shared a few “abiding moments” in typically forthright manner at our packed-out conference Energy Live 2014 last week. Top tips include everything from “being excellent” and […]

Ed Davey, Big Six bosses and energy saving tips at Energy Live 2014

It’s here! Hundreds of energy users are headed to London today to see three Big Six bosses, Energy Secretary Ed Davey plus fracking chief Chris Faulkner of Breitling Energy face off with eco-activist Ewa Jasiewicz at Energy Live 2014. That’s not to mention the efficiency tips galore with one-on-one sessions with energy managers from some of […]

Angela Knight: Trivialisation in energy needs to stop

  The head of Energy UK Angela Knight believes trivialisation in the industry needs to stop as there are some “very real issues” the sector and its customers are facing. She made the comment at the trade body’s annual conference in London yesterday, adding: “We have got to really change how we generate electricity – […]

“Impressive” value of energy to economy revealed

From building power plants or checking pylons, one in 44 jobs in the UK is now linked to energy. The way our energy sector pulls its weight in the British economy is on show in a new report published today. A quarter of all infrastructure investment in 2013 was in the energy sector, with £13.1 […]

Tony Ward & Angela Knight Interview

ELN talks to EY’s Tony Ward and Angela Knight, CEO of Energy UK at Energy Live 2013.