Gas & Electricity Guides

Need help lowering your gas and electricity bills? Read our energy guides and learn how to find the cheapest prices and tariffs to keep your energy costs down.

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Cheapest gas and electricity supplier

Many suppliers claim to be the cheapest, but who really has the best gas and electricity deals in the market?

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How to switch your gas and electricity

Switching to a new gas and electricity deal is quick and easy, and could save you hundreds of euro.

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Compare electricity prices and cut your costs

Don’t overpay on your electricity bills. Here’s a quick guide to help you compare electric prices today.

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Compare gas prices

We’ve got all the information how to choose the right gas plan and save hundreds of euro.

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Compare energy prices

Comparing energy prices is essential to ensure you’re not overpaying on your energy bills. Here’s a quick guide to help you compare energy prices today.

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Compare dual fuel tariffs

When considering different dual fuel energy suppliers, it’s essential to look around for the best deals. Here’s a quick guide to help you with the process.

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How to find a cheap gas supplier

Want to make huge savings on your gas bills? This guide can help you to figure out how to compare deals and find the cheapest deal out there.

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How much energy am I using?

Ever think about how much energy you use at home? If you’re not sure where to start, this guide tells you what you need to know.

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What help can I get to pay my energy bill?

Here are some of the grants and allowances that could help pay for some of your energy bills.

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Finding a cheap electricity supplier

We’ve got all the information you need to help you find the cheapest electricity supplier and make huge savings on your electricity bills…

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Going green: Renewable energy in Ireland

Want to reduce your environmental impact by changing to a green energy plan? Here’s your guide to renewable energy in Ireland.

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Fixed energy tariffs explained

A recent addition to the Irish energy market, we’ve got all of the information you need on fixed-rate energy plans.

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What is the average gas and electricity bill in Ireland?

When looking at energy deals, people often wonder that the average electricity and gas bill is in Ireland. We’ve got all the info you need….

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Your guide to prepay gas

Thinking about switching to a prepay gas deal? If so, we’ve got all of the information you’ll need.

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Switching energy supplier as a tenant

Think you can’t switch your energy supplier because you live in rented accommodation? Most of the time, this isn’t the case…

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The CRU – The Commission for Regulation of Utilities

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU), is an independent body that regulates the electricity and natural gas sectors in Ireland and aims to act in the interests of energy customers.

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Energy switching - questions & answers

Switching gas and electricity suppliers may seem confusing, but if this is something you’re considering, then Switcher.ie is here to help you.

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Your guide to prepay electricity

If you’re considering switching to a prepay electricity deal - or just want to find out more about them - we’re here to help.

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Energy tariff ending? What you need to know

What happens when your fixed or discounted energy plan comes to an end?

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Gas and electricity glossary

Confused about some of the terminology used by energy suppliers and on your energy bills? Our glossary can help.

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How do I read my gas meter?

A gas meter allows you to understand your gas consumption, so it’s really important to know how to read your gas meter so you can better manage your usage. Read on to find out how to read your meter, and the benefits of doing so…

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How do I read my electricity meter?

An electricity meter allows you to manage and understand your electricity consumption, so it’s vital to know how to take accurate measurements.

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Understanding your energy bill

Many people don’t bother reading their utility bills, but reading and understanding bills is really important if you want to take control of your finances. This handy guide provides an energy bill breakdown which can help you get started….

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How can I make my home more energy efficient?

Want to make some permanent improvements to your home to increase its energy efficiency? There are lots of different options available.

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About the Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN)

If you’ve been thinking of switching electricity provider, you may have heard about the MPRN - we’ve got all the info you need on what it is and how to find it.

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Why switch with Switcher?

Comparing plans and providers, switching and saving money is quick and easy with Switcher.ie. This guide outlines how we can help you…

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About the Gas Point Reference Number (GPRN)

If you’ve been thinking of switching gas provider, you may have heard about the GPRN - we’ve got all the info you need on what it is and how to find it.

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Making a complaint about your energy supplier

This step-by-step guide is a great place to start if you need to make a complaint to your energy supplier.

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How can I cut my electricity, gas or dual fuel bills?

Believe it or not, there are several easy ways to cut your energy bills, and we can help you get started…

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A guide to kWh

The Kilowatt-hour is unit used by energy companies to determine how much you are charged, understanding what it represents can help you to reduce your energy bills.

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PSO Levy explained

You might have seen listed on your energy bills, but what really is the PSO Levy, and how does it impact you?

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Top energy saving tips

Once you’re on the cheapest energy plan for your needs, one of the next-best ways to save money on your energy bills is by cutting back on your consumption. These tips can help you get started….

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Energy cancellation charges

Want to cancel your energy plan and switch to a new supplier? Here’s what you need to know….

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Who is my electricity and gas supplier?

Not sure who your energy supplier is? Don’t panic, it’s pretty easy to find out who supplies gas and electricity to your home.