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.

Free Dublin Zoo pass from SSE Airtricity

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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Three energy price increases today: PrePayPower latest to announce hike

The electricity increase will come into effect from 1 December

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Yet another price increase: Pinergy rates to go up by 5.6% from December

This brings to six the number of price increases since September.

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Flogas becomes the fifth supplier to announce a price rise

Gas prices will go up by 3.3% from 1 December

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Pinergy has set up a new Energy Services division

This is dedicated to providing customers with energy-efficient technology solutions.

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Energia becomes fourth supplier to hike electricity prices

The 3.9% increase will come into effect on 1 December

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Codema and the SEAI are running free energy-saving workshops in November

The Dublin workshops could help you cut down on your energy bills

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The UK Government is tabling a bill to cap energy prices

But what does this mean and will it help struggling consumers?

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Replacing your boiler with a new one from Energia could cut your heating bills

Energia says it can reduce heating costs by 15%

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Electric Ireland becomes third supplier to announce a price rise

Electricity prices for residential customers to rise 4% from February 2018.

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