Mike Foster

UK Energy Security Strategy launched

As the UK faces a cost of living crisis, spiralling energy bills and questions over gas supply due to the conflict in Ukraine, the government has launched a new strategy in an attempt to combat those issues. The UK Energy Security Strategy sets out how Great Britain will accelerate the deployment of wind, new nuclear, […]

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People are “crying out” for help with energy bills

The overwhelming majority of people in the UK are crying out for help with their energy bills, claims Mike Foster, CEO of Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA). Faced with a Price Cap increase of 54% from 1 April. with many people finding their direct debits rocketing even more, the issue of energy bills is now at the […]

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Heat pumps are a “financially irrational purchase” claims new study

Buying a heat pump is a “financially irrational investment” a new study from the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA) has claimed. The EUA examined a range of decisions with modern capital investment appraisal techniques used by economists and accountants. The analysis, for the first time, combines both the upfront costs to install a heat pump […]

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Government facing backlash from ‘Red Wall’ voters over soaring energy prices

The Government is facing backlash from ‘Red Wall’ voters over soaring energy prices, according to polling conducted for the  Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA). The feedback confirmed that the cost-of-living crisis is hitting ‘Red Wall’ voters hard, with an astonishing 79% saying the Government does not understand the financial pressures on working families. EUA and […]

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EUA calls for clamp down on energy suppliers who are blocking measures to tackle fuel poverty

The Chief Executive of the trade body Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), has called for the regulator to clamp down on energy suppliers who are blocking measures to tackle fuel poverty. Mr Mike Foster, Chief Executive of the EUA, has written to Jonathan Brearley, asking for a very public slap down of those suppliers who […]

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