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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Switch to a green energy deal this St Patrick’s Day

Renewable energy is becoming more popular as households look to reduce their carbon footprint.

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PrePayPower announces it will hike prices - becoming the 8th to do so in the last six months

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Electrics Ireland's price freeze is over and prices are going up

The price rise will come into effect for Electric Ireland customers on 1 April 2019.

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New gas-only tariff from Flogas could save you up to €134

Available now on Switcher.ie to new Flogas customers.

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Why are all the energy suppliers hiking their prices - rising wholesale costs are to blame

The majority of suppliers who have recently put up their prices blame rising wholesale costs as the reason for doing so.

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Bord Gáis Energy customers to see their bills go up come 10 March 2019

They are the sixth energy supplier so far to announce a winter price increase.

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New SuperSaver deal from Electric Ireland could save you hundreds of Euro

Available to new Electric Ireland electricity customers on Switcher.ie.

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Get 25% off your gas with Flogas

Save on your gas bill this Christmas by switching to Flogas.

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PrePayPower announces winter energy price freeze

The supplier is the second to freeze prices in recent weeks.

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Pay As You Go energy customers to benefit from extra emergency credit

Giving households greater protection in unpredictable weather.

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Electric Ireland announces a winter price freeze in the midst of a second wave of hikes

The price freeze will last until at least the end of February 2019.

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Fifth energy supplier announces price rise which will hit homes on New Year's Day

Energia has said it will increase gas and electricity prices by an average of 5.9% from 01 January 2019.

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Fourth price rise of winter hits with SSE Airtricity to raise gas and electricity prices just weeks before Christmas

The price increase will come into effect on 3 December 2018 adding €114 to customer bills.

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Billing still most common energy customer complaint according to CRU report

Most complex complaints from energy customers were in regards to billing.

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Sign up to one of SSE Airtricity’s new ‘Smart Home Bundles’ and get a 10% energy discount, and a FREE Climote, Amazon Echo and Echo Dot or Spot

The dual fuel bundle is worth over €800

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Third winter price hike announced as Pinergy put their prices up by 7.89% from 1 November

Second Pinergy increase for 2018 could add €66.04 onto the average annual electricity bill.

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Panda Power becomes the second energy supplier to announce a winter price rise: Bills to increase from 5 November

Latest price increase could add up to €174 to the the average annual bill.

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The first winter price hike has been announced: Flogas to increase rates from 1 November

The increase will add over €80 onto the average annual bill.

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CRU Report reveals gas switching on the rise for start of 2018

Electricity switching took a dive for the first part of 2018.

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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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