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’

More than 3.2m energy customers have switched to better deals

Just under half a million customers moved to a different supplier last month

Energy UK takes charge with new EV infrastructure forum

It will explore ways to ensure greener vehicles are integrated into the energy system

More than 500k Brits switched electricity suppliers in May

It marks a 13% increase compared to the same month last year

Energy UK: Government must tweak energy auctions

The industry organisation suggests changes are needed to “not only keep up the pace of decarbonisation in future but go further and faster”

Consumers switching power suppliers hit half a million in April

The total number of switches this year stand at just under 1.8 million so far