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.

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Worried about future price hikes? Just Energy has launched some 24-month fixed-rate plans

These plans could help to give you some peace of mind.

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Switcher.ie accredited by the CRU for the fifth year running

This is an important stamp of approval

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Worried about winter energy bills? The Fuel Allowance or Household Benefits Package could be a big help

It's worth checking now to see if you're eligible

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Thinking of getting a smart thermostat? We compare Hive, climote, Nest and Netatmo

Smart thermostats are getting more and more popular.

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Switcher.ie EXCLUSIVE: Free Netatmo smart thermostat with Energia's Cheapest Dual Fuel deal

This offer is only available for a limited time.

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Eurostat report shows Ireland is amongst the most expensive countries in the EU for energy

The new report was published today.

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The PSO Levy is decreasing by 55% from 1 October - a €57 annual saving on electricity bills

This is an even bigger decrease than what was initially proposed

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Are you an SSE Airtricity customer? Your bills will be increasing from Saturday

The price hike will add €140 onto dual fuel bills for the average customer

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Eight energy suppliers have now announced summer price hikes

Bord Gáis Energy and PrePayPower are the latest suppliers to do so.

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CRU report finds energy switchers could have saved over €1,400 in the last four years

Active customers can make huge savings - but majority of customers still don't switch.

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Panda Power and Pinergy both plan to hike prices from 1 August

This brings the total amount of price increases so far this summer to six.

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Flogas customers to see gas prices rise by 12.8% from 1 August

This is the third price hike announcement we've seen this month

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Electric Ireland to hike prices for gas and electricity customers from 1 August

The hikes will add €56 onto the average annual electricity bill and €55 onto the average annual gas bill.

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Pinergy research finds over half of Irish consumers are not actively monitoring their energy usage

The findings form part of Pinergy's 'Consumer Energy Monitor'

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Good news for electricity customers - CRU proposes a decrease to the PSO Levy

A final decision on the Levy for 18/19 will be published later this summer.

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SSE Airtricity to hike gas and electricity prices from 14 July

The average dual fuel customer will pay €140 more per year.

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Sign up to SSE Airtricity's new dual fuel offer and get a FREE Dublin Zoo annual pass worth €185

This offer is available on SSE's 1 Year Dual Fuel 10/10 - Dublin ZOO plan

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Just Energy to provide 100% green electricity if you sign up by 15 April

The offer starts today

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Top 5 energy-saving gadgets for your home

Some gadgets can help you save energy around the home and cut back on bills.

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Save up to €342 with Panda Power's new dual fuel tariff

The supplier has just launched gas and dual fuel offerings.

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Take control of your energy bills with Electric Ireland's 'Smarter Home' bundles

There are two Smarter Home bundles available to Electric Ireland customers.

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Switcher.ie EXCLUSIVE: Save up to €311 with Just Energy's new fixed rate deals

There are new electricity and dual fuel deals available exclusively on Switcher.ie

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Electric Ireland's customers will be paying more for their electricity from tomorrow

The 4% price increase will impact all of their domestic electricity customers.

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Latest CRU report shows number switching electricity was down in 2017

The average monthly gas switches increased.

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CRU report shows gas and electricity switches spiked in November

This followed announcements of price increases from seven energy suppliers.

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