There will be no interruption to the supply of petrol, diesel, gas, electricity and home heating oil to consumers or emergency vehicles throughout the Covid-19 delay period and beyond.
The Government has secured €530m in funding to help secure access to Europe's energy grid.
Beset by Brexit, there is a national impulse now to self-inflict the most damage at the worst moment.
Irish consumers who failed to switch gas or electricity suppliers over the last four years have paid almost €1,700 more than necessary, according to the energy regulator.
The annual report of the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) reveals that only a quarter of customers either switched providers or negotiated better deals with their existing provider in 2018.
The ESB is preparing to start a €1.2bn national roll-out of smart meters to businesses and households, beginning in parts of Cork and the greater Portlaoise area.
Electricity customers could benefit from a decision by the energy regulator to cut a so-called 'green levy'.
One million people are due to see their energy bills go up from today.
Some electricity and gas customers faced as many as three price hikes in the first nine months of last year, according to a new report by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU).
All Irish customers will be affected "sooner or later" by the raft of energy price hikes that are still in "full swing", a consumer comparison website has warned.
Fewer than 3,000 customers are now without electricity across the country.
Thousands of electricians across the country are being urged to have their say on new Wiring Rules coming into force this year.
30% of gas customers and 31% of electricity customers feel they don’t have the best deal for their energy.
The review also shows electricity prices have increased by 3% on a month-on-month basis.
Almost half of customer complaints made about energy firms were upheld last year, while electricity and gas supply generated 90% of complaints that require an investigation.
Two-thirds of Irish consumers say they are likely to switch away from a service or utility provider in the next 12 months.
Pinergy have announced a price increase from next month.
Kya deLongchamps plugs in and offers tips on how to cut down on your electricity bill while keeping warm and cosy during winter months.
Latest figures from the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) show that switching levels in the energy market have increased in Ireland.
Three ‘time-of-use’ tariffs will let householders use energy off-peak
Regularly switching energy providers could save consumers more than €1,400 over a four-year period.
Two more energy suppliers have announced price hikes for customers in Ireland.
Figures presented at Teagasc’s National Dairy Conference in 2010 showed that over 30% of dairy farmers’ electricity usage is spend on heating.
On any dairy farm, the two biggest drivers of electricity usage are heating and cooling costs.
The ESB has won its Supreme Court appeal over a significant finding that a procedure under which the Board served a notice to enter private lands to carry out works on electricity lines is unlawful.
ESB has bought a 12.5% share in a 353MW wind farm off the coast of England.
ESB Networks says it made a loss of €32m last year, amid what it calls challenging market conditions.
A campaign that aims to get discounts for consumers via collective bargaining says it will now look to encourage energy companies to reward loyal customers as well as new account holders.
The Ireland Strategic Investment Fund (ISIF) has made its first move into the solar energy market as part of a €140m co-investment in Dublin-based energy developer Power Capital, writes Geoff Percival.
We are being advised to be careful with Christmas lights and never take risks with electricity over the festive period.
Scientists in Limerick have discovered a method of producing electricity from tears.
THE great protection we afford property is seen at its sharpest in our shameful housing crisis.
Protecting the all-Ireland electricity market must be a priority in the upcoming Brexit negotiations, business leaders urged.
A new energy company has entered the market here, bringing greater choice of supply for electricity consumers.
Cash-strapped households could see energy bill price hikes due to recent spikes in wholesale gas and electricity prices.
A coalition of business leaders in the North has voiced support for the North South Interconnector ahead of the resumption of a public inquiry into the controversial electricity project.
All-Ireland electricity prices will likely rise only slightly this year, after falling sharply in 2016, a supplier to the Irish market has predicted.
Opponents of a controversial pylon project have vowed to continue fighting the development.
An Bord Pleanala has given the green light to the North-South electricity Interconnector.
Electric vehicles “only make sense” in areas where electricity is produced using renewable sources, according to one Toyota executive.
Researchers have developed a miniature fuel cell costing as little as €1.25 that can generate electricity from urine.
There were fears of an explosion in Belfast after witnesses described a loud bang accompanied by a flash of light in the sky.
A leading figure in Irish horseracing, Annemarie O’Brien, has backed a report on converting Ireland’s largest electricity station from coal to biomass.
Syria's electricity network is down across the whole of the country for unknown reasons.
Storm Gertrude is still affecting parts of the North and North West with a yellow wind warning in place for Donegal, Galway, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.
Pre-tax profits at energy firm, SSE Airtricity increased by 44% to €49m, last year, despite the company suffering customer losses.
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