Gas & Electricity News

Here's where you'll find all of the latest news on gas and electricity in the Irish market, including information on new products, improved features and great value deals. We'll also regularly be posting stories on Switcher.ie's research into the energy market.

Energia windfarm in Meenadreen - the largest in Ireland - is up and running

The 95MW windfarm has set a new Irish record.

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Living in Dublin? Energy-saving kits are now available from your local library!

If want to learn more about saving energy, these kits might be for you.

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CER says customers could save up to €499 by switching

The detail is contained in the CER's Retail Markets Report for July to September 2016.

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Switch your gas and electricity supplier and save up to €402 this year

Switching is quick and easy - and you could save hundreds of Euro!

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CER review shows a high percentage of consumers could benefit from switching

The review was focussed on competition in the electricity and gas retail markets in Ireland.

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Switcher.ie achieves CER Accreditation for the fourth year running

Consumers can continue to switch with confidence on Switcher.ie.

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Flogas launches cheapest natural gas deal, with 22% discount

This makes Flogas the cheapest gas-only plan on the market for new customers.

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SSE Airtricity launches €180 cashback offer, and the cheapest gas deal

There are new dual fuel tariffs, too, as well as some cashback offers.

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The HUB Controller - what you need to know

The latest Smart Thermostat to launch in Ireland is called the HUB Controller.

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Warmth and Wellbeing scheme to be extended to 700-800 more homes

The scheme is extending to eligible homes in Dublin 8, 10 and 22.

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Switching in electricity market to end-October is up on 2015

Meanwhile, gas switches continue to decline.

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Electricity switches are up on 2015, but gas switches are decreasing

There are huge savings to be made by switching provider

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Energia tops electricity buys with new 33% discount

The energy price war is raging on...

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Bord Gåis Energy has launched the best electricity deal on the market

The 24% discount makes Bord Gåis Energy the cheapest electricity-only deal on the market.

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Electric Ireland is offering customers €175 cash back

The cash back is available on certain electricity, gas and dual fuel plans.

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The CER's latest report shows only 19% of us are availing of electricity discounts

This means over 80% of electricity customers are missing out on hundreds of Euro in potential savings

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New CER rules will benefit all energy customers

These measures are intended to motivate customers to engage with the energy market, and to make it easier to compare energy offers.

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The weather's getting colder but the energy price war is hotting up

Flogas is the latest supplier to announce a cut.

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Could smart metering be on the way for everyone?

It's possible that we'll soon be paying different prices depending on when we use our electricity.

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Cheep new energy deals and price cuts from Energia

Energia has introduced price cuts of 2% and 2.5% for electricity and gas tariffs respectively, as well as launching two discounts for new customers

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Switcher.ie’s top 10 tips to help save at Christmas

Saving money on energy and broadband can go a long way to enjoying an affordable Christmas

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Fuel allowance season has started - make sure you don’t miss out

The season started on 3 October and will run until Friday 31 March 2017.

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Bord Gáis Energy introduce new range of discounted gas and dual fuel offers

New and existing Bord Gáis Energy customers can now get up to 10% off the suppliers standard gas and electricity unit rates

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Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week 2014

Raising awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning and how to take preventative measures

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Energia launches cheapest electricity and dual fuel plans in the market

Energia has launched new electricity-only, gas-only and dual fuel plans.

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