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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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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Bord Gáis Energy is to increase gas and electricity prices

Like SSE Airtricity's electricity hike, the price rises will come into effect on 1 November.

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SSE Airtricity to increase electricity prices by 5.6% from 1 November

The increase comes to €0.90 per week for the average electricity customer.

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Just Energy has arrived in Ireland - and they could have a plan to suit you

They've got the cheapest gas deal on the market at the moment.

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Learn how to protect yourself this Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week

Taking some time to safeguard against the dangers is really important.

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Smart meters will be rolled out to all Irish electricity customers by 2024

The project will replace 2.3 million meters across Ireland

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Energia launches Cosy Homes Scheme to help energy customers save even more

The scheme provides a one-stop-shop for home energy efficiency upgrades.

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SAVE up to €298 on energy bills with new deals from Energia and SSE Airtricity

The new duel-fuel deals from these suppliers were launched today.

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The CER has confirmed the PSO Levy is to increase by 30%

The change will come into effect on 1 October 2017.

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New average energy consumption values will be used from Tuesday

The new values will be used when calculating savings or annual bills for average consumers.

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Electric Ireland announces discounts for almost 1 million customers

The discounts will be automatically applied by the end of the summer.

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Can't figure out your electricity bill? Switcher.ie can help

Getting a handle on your electricity bill can help you to better manage your spending and give you the information you need to save money.

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Electricity switching went up in 2016, while gas switching levels dropped

This is according to the 2016 Retail Markets Annual Report from the CER.

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Fewer consumers complained to the CER in 2016

Of the complex complaints that were received, most related to billing.

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CER proposes another increase to the PSO Levy

The proposal equates to a 40% increase for domestic electricity customers.

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Energia launches the biggest dual fuel discount on the market

You could save up to €340 by signing up.

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