Consumers switching electricity suppliers soars to new heights

The highest number of switches were recorded last month

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‘There is a vital need to change the way we use energy’

Energy UK says the sector must be transformed to deliver better results for customers through the use of next-generation technologies

More than 600k electricity switches in March

That’s an increase of 29% compared to the same month in 2018

Electricity switching figures hit 450k in February

That’s slightly down compared to the same period in 2018

Electricity switching figures hit nearly 400k in January

More than 100,000 households and businesses moved to small and medium sized suppliers

EU appeals against court’s Capacity Market ruling

The European Commission has not yet opened an in-depth investigation into the UK’s power auction scheme

Electricity switching hit record levels in 2018

More than 5.8 million – or one in five – customers moved to a different power supplier last year

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CCC hydrogen report: Industry responds

It is calling on the government to develop a low carbon heat strategy within the next three years to encourage commercial investment in producing hydrogen

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Tougher checks for new energy suppliers: Industry responds

Ofgem has a consultation on its proposals until 23rd January 2019

UK Government urged to retain carbon pricing post-Brexit

Lawrnce Slade said the carbon price support and the EU Emissions Trading System have ‘really helped’ drive investment in low carbon technologies