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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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Who are the cheapest gas and electricity suppliers?

Many suppliers claim to be the cheapest, but who really has the best gas and electricity deals on the market? Here’s how to find the cheapest energy supplier in your area.

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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. Here’s how to find a cheaper energy supplier and start saving.

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How to compare electricity prices

Switching to a cheaper electricity deal could save you hundreds of euro every year. Here’s how to compare electricity suppliers and switch to a new plan that costs less.

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How to compare gas prices in Ireland

If you’re stuck on a standard gas tariff, you could save hundreds of euro by comparing gas suppliers and switching to a cheaper plan. Here’s how to pay less for your gas supply and find the right plan for you.

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What help can you get paying your energy bills?

If you struggle to pay the day to day costs of running your home, you could qualify for a helping hand with your energy bills. Here are some of the grants and allowances that could help cut the cost of your gas and electricity.

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Who is my electricity and gas supplier?

Not sure who your energy supplier is? Here’s how to find out who supplies gas and electricity to your home.

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How to compare dual fuel tariffs

Compare dual fuel tariffs and change to a better energy deal today. Here’s how to find the cheapest deals in Ireland and make switching tariff quick and easy.

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Should you get prepay electricity?

If you’re thinking of switching to a prepay electricity deal, we look at the cost, how it works and how to switch. Here’s everything you need to know about pay as you go electric in Ireland.

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How to claim the Fuel Allowance

If you get a social welfare allowance and struggle to pay your winter energy bills, you could be eligible for some extra help. Here’s how to claim the Fuel Allowance.

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Should you get prepay gas?

If you’re struggling to pay expensive gas bills, then prepay gas could be for you. Here’s all you need to know about prepay gas, including who offers it, how it works, how to top up, and what it costs.

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Top energy saving tips

One of the best ways to save money on your energy bills is by cutting back on your usage. Here’s our top energy saving tips to cut the cost of your bills.

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How to find the cheapest home heating oil

If you use oil to heat your home, our 5 tips cover how to find the cheapest heating oil and save money.

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The PSO Levy explained

You may have seen the PSO Levy on your energy bills, but what is it? Here’s all you need to know about the PSO Levy and how it impacts your energy bills.

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How to understand your gas & electricity bill

Understanding your energy bills gives you the power to make choices. Here’s how to read your gas & electricity bill and cut your energy costs.

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How to switch energy supplier as a tenant

If you’re renting, you could still switch your gas and electricity supplier. Here’s what you need to know about switching energy supplier and reducing your bills.

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What your smart meter upgrade means for you

The ESB smart meter rollout is taking place across Ireland now, so whether you’re a homeowner or a business, you’ll get your new smart meter free of charge before 2024. Here’s what you need to know.

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How to read your gas & electricity meter

Gas and electricity meters track how much energy you use. Here’s how to read your meter and keep on top of your energy bills.

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How to make your home energy efficient

Increasing the energy efficiency of your home is good for the environment and could save you hundreds of euro on your gas and electricity bills. Here are some of the best ways to save energy at home.

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How do boiler servicing plans work?

If your boiler breaks you could be without heating or hot water, boiler cover ensures you can get it fixed without a hefty bill. Here’s what boiler service plans cover and how to work out if they’re worth it.

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Early cancellation fees explained

Want to cancel your energy plan and switch to a new supplier? Here’s what you need to know about exit fees and cancellation charges.

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How much energy do you use?

The more energy you use the higher your bills will be. Here’s how to work out your energy usage and reduce what you pay for your gas and electricity.

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What is the average gas and electricity bill in Ireland?

If you want cheaper gas and electricity bills, it’s good to know what the average energy consumption is and how your usage compares. Here’s how to check if you’re an average, low or high energy user.

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Kilowatt hours (kWh) explained

The Kilowatt-hour (kWh) is a unit used by energy suppliers to work out how much you pay for gas and electricity. Here’s all you need to know about kWhs and saving money on your energy bill.

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How to complain about your energy supplier

This step-by-step guide explains the process of making a complaint to your gas and electricity supplier in Ireland. Here’s what to do if you’re not happy with any aspect of your energy plan, billing or service.

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How to boost your Building Energy Rating (BER)

Boosting your home’s energy rating can slash your energy bills, make your house warmer and even unlock cheaper mortgage deals. Here’s how to improve your BER and save money.

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Who offers renewable energy in Ireland?

You can reduce your environmental impact by choosing a green energy plan. Here’s how renewable energy in Ireland works and how to switch to a greener tariff.