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MPs take evidence on consumer engagement with energy markets

04 September 2012

The Energy and Climate Change Committee will hold the first public evidence session on 'Consumer engagement with energy markets' at 10.15am on Tuesday 4 September, in the Grimond room, Portcullis House.

Witnesses

Panel 1, at 10.15 am:

  • Phil Bentley, Managing Director, British Gas, Centrica,         
  • Guy Esnouf, Head of Corporate and Internal Communications, E.ON, 
  • Stephen Fitzpatrick, Managing Director, Ovo Energy, 
  • Alistair Phillips-Davies, Generation and Supply Director SSE

Panel 2, at 11.15 am:

  • Martin Lawrence, Managing Director for Energy Sourcing and Customer Supply, EDF 
  • David Mannering, Director of Economic Regulation, RWE npower
  • Neil Clitheroe, Chief Executive for Energy Retail and Generation, Scottish Power
  • Ed Gill, Head of External Affairs, Good Energy

Which issues will be covered?

  • Competition in the energy market and how effectively the market is working
  • Ofgem’s Retail Market Review proposals
  • Consumer trust in energy companies
  • The level and quality of information provided by energy companies to their customers
  • The role of smart meters in helping consumers to reduce their energy bills
  • Consumer engagement strategies for helping consumers to increase energy efficiency

Further Information

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