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With the clock ticking towards the 2050 deadline for a net zero economy, the energy sector has a mammoth challenge ahead in facilitating the transition. Recently-appointed Energy UK chief executive Emma Pinchbeck tells Utility Week how she wants the sector to better communicate the benefits of the transition to the public, and how the government needs to step up its efforts on the smart meter rollout.
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There has been no sight yet of the £9.2 billion pledged to spend on energy efficiency measures in the Conservative manifesto. But with organisations from all sides calling for urgent action to decarbonise the existing housing stock and create green jobs – could energy efficiency finally start to be taken seriously? David Blackman reports
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The latest figures from Energy UK represent a 20 per cent increase on 2019, a record year for electricity switching. The majority of switches in February were from larger players to smaller and mid-tier suppliers.
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Industry insiders have expressed their confusion over what the coronavirus pandemic means for the smart meter rollout following a lack of clarity from the government. To fill the policy void, the sector has taken it upon itself to reduce the number of installations but there has been no word as yet on what it means for ongoing targets.
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Figures published by Energy UK show a 17 per cent year-on-year increase in customers switching supplier last month. Energy UK also issued an update on how deals such as Ovo buying SSE's retail arm will affect future figures.
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Energy UK’s interim chief executive, Audrey Gallacher, writes for Utility Week about the immediate actions government can take to unleash the sector’s potential to drive forward the decarbonisation agenda.
Opinion
Energy UK has confirmed the two big six suppliers will leave the organisation in the new year. Eon has revealed it can no longer afford the membership fees.
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A report by Carbon Brief found that electricity generated by renewable sources overtook fossil fuels in Q3 2019, the first time since the Industrial Revolution. Increased wind capacity was largely to thank for the increase.
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