Electric Ireland lose 3,000 customers in a month as more and more change energy provider

More and more people are switching energy providers each year.

New figures from the Commission for Regulation of Utilities show there were almost 28,000 switches a month this year - an increase of over 5% on the previous year.

Last month, Electric Ireland lost roughly 3,000 customers.

SSE gained almost 2,800 despite recent price increases for the second time this year.

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