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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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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Just Energy launches new 1 year discounts on electricity and dual fuel

Dual fuel customers can save €245 by switching.

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SSE Airtricity launches new electricity deal that could save you €100

There's also €135 cashback available on another electricity plan from the supplier.

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New CRU report shows majority of energy customers have never switched

But more people who do switch are using price comparison sites to do so.

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Save up to €276 with Just Energy's 20-month fixed energy tariffs

If you’re worried about rising energy costs, these plans could work for you.

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Electricity prices in Ireland are 4th highest in the EU

Energy prices overall have dropped year-on-year

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Four in five consumers worried about the cost of energy this winter

Many people plan to ration their energy usage to help afford their bills.

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Would increasing energy prices make you want to switch?

Six in ten Irish consumers say it would encourage them to do so

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