Talking Energy with Lawrence Slade of Energy UK

ELN Editor Sumit Bose speaks to Lawrence Slade the CEO of Energy UK in a frank interview discussing the state of the energy sector, Tory policy direction and trust.

Energy UK boss slates Osborne’s budget

Last week’s budget has been branded as “disappointing” for energy by the boss of Energy UK. Interim CEO Lawrence Slade told ELN: “It’s a budget that raises some serious questions, particularly the Climate Change Levy exemption and its closure.” He said it’s going to affect businesses “right across the spectrum” and will have “major impacts on cash […]

New standards for ‘positive’ smart meter installation experience

New rules and guidance aimed at protecting customers and making sure they receive a high standard of service when getting a smart meter installed have been launched today. The Smart Meter Installation Code of Practice (SMICoP) sets the minimum standards that energy suppliers have to follow when installing the device in people’s homes, with the […]