Energy suppliers ask government for financial support during pandemic

Trade association Energy UK said current government measures to help customers were not enough

Coronavirus delays smart meter rollout as installations suspended

Energy UK has announced the Coronavirus pandemic has prompted its members to halt ‘all non-essential field-based activities’

Igloo Energy ensures chilled out customers by joining Energy Switch Guarantee

The initiative, set up by industry body Energy UK, aims to make the process of switching supplier easier, fairer and smoother for customers

Emma Pinchbeck appointed as new head of Energy UK

She will join the trade body in July 2020 from RenewableUK, where she served as deputy head from 2016

Energy UK announces Audrey Gallacher as interim head

The announcement comes as current chief Lawrence Slade steps down this month

More than 5.3m customers switched suppliers so far in 2019

The figure is up 9.2% compared to the same period last year

Proposed target of deploying smart meters to 85% of homes by 2024 ‘is impossible’

Trade body Energy UK has warned the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) suppliers are likely to be hit with large fines ‘as a result of factors outside their control’

Energy UK sets out policy proposals for next government

The organisation says the policies are needed if the country is to meet its 2050 net zero target at the lowest cost to consumers

September sees more than 600,000 electricity switches

That’s a 10% increase compared to the same time in 2018

Sir John Armitt: Government needs to make real decisions, not just warm words

He said driving towards a 2050 net-zero goal is a great idea but stressed the difficult part was only just beginning