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

New record for electricity switching this year

Around 31% of all switches were from the Big Six suppliers to small and medium sized companies

Energy UK chief: UK should turn up the heat on large-scale electrification trials

Lawrence Slade told ELN decarbonising the heating sector is a ‘cast iron’ opportunity for the UK to set an example to the rest of the world

Energy UK calls for VAT removal from energy bills and energy efficiency measures

The trade body says that would reduce bills by nearly £60 a year

Smart meters for blind and partially sighted energy customers

The new in-home displays will feature ‘high-contrast, tactile buttons and speech output’