1m customers to see gas and electricity bills increase from today

One million people are due to see their energy bills go up from today.

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Electric Ireland announces a hike on gas and electricity prices

Electric Ireland has announced that it will increase electricity and gas prices from April 1.

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Electricity prices 50% higher now than in 2016

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).

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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.

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Research shows one in three feel they don't have the best energy deal

30% of gas customers and 31% of electricity customers feel they don’t have the best deal for their energy.

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St Vincent de Paul: Energy price rises will leave people without heat and light

Energy price hikes taking effect over the winter months will force low-income households to go without heat and light, according to The Society of St. Vincent de Paul.

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Electric Ireland announces winter price freeze for customers

Electric Ireland has announced that it will freeze electricity and gas prices, protecting customers from the impact of rising energy costs over the winter months.

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Fourth energy supplier hikes electricity and gas prices

A fourth energy supplier has signalled that it is to hike its gas and electricity prices.

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Fourth energy supplier to hike gas and electricity prices

A fourth energy supplier has signalled that it is to hike its gas and electricity prices.

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SSE Airtricity becomes latest energy supplier to increase prices

The price of gas and electricity for SSE Airtricity customers is set to increase from December 3.

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Households face higher energy costs as third supplier confirms price hikes

Households are facing into a winter of high energy costs, as a third supplier has confirmed it is to hike prices from November.

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Pinergy to raise electricity prices for a second time in three months

Pinergy have announced a price increase from next month.

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Ireland among the most expensive countries for gas and electricity in EU

Ireland is one of the most expensive countries for household electricity and gas prices in Europe, new data shows.

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Households braced for gas and electricity price hikes

Households will incur gas and electricity price rises of up to 12.8% from tomorrow, as companies raise charges in the domestic energy market.

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Regulator denies electricity charges will increase by 5%

The head of the Commission for Energy Regulation has denied reports that families are facing a 5% hike in electricity costs over the next five years.

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Most believe politicians have little or no understanding of stress caused by energy bills, says survey

More than four out of five Irish consumers believe politicians have “very little” or “no” understanding of stress caused by high energy costs.

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More than 750 homes had electricity cut off in November

Some 768 households had their electricity cut off for non-payment of bills in November, according to figures released this morning by the Commission for Energy Regulation.

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ESRI warns of higher energy costs ahead

Significantly higher energy prices could be on the way, as the EU attempts to create a single European market for power.

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Bord Gáis to increase electricity prices

Bord Gáis Energy is to increase its residential electricity prices by 4.8%, it was announced today.

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Electric Ireland: Increase in costs forced 5.9% price hike

Households will be hit with a hike in their electricity bills days after it emerged that gas prices will rise.

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Electric Ireland to hike prices by almost 6%

Customers of Electric Ireland are being hit on the double.

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New electricity charge needed 'to prevent changes across customer base'

ESB Electric Ireland said today that the vast majority of accounts facing a new "low user standing charge" relate to vacant buildings or holiday homes.

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Uncertainty around Iran 'drove up energy costs'

Political uncertainty over developments in Iran was the main driver behind a rise in energy costs last month.

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Energy Regulator warns providers not to cut off vulnerable customers

The Commission for Energy Regulation has warned energy suppliers that they cannot disconnect vulnerable customers during the winter period.

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Electricity prices set to rise

An increase in electricity prices has been given the go-ahead by Energy Minister Eamonn Ryan, it emerged today.

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Chambers Ireland calls for swift cuts in energy prices

Business chiefs today called for energy prices to be slashed by more than 10% in a bid to boost spending and restore confidence in the economy.

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Planned EU plant to re-create power of the Sun

Plans for a £600m (€771m) European fusion plant that will re-create the power source of the Sun took a step forward today.

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Families could save 20% on energy, says campaign

Irish families could save hundreds of euro every year by reducing the energy they use, according to the Power of One campaign.

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Householders braced for more energy price hikes

Householders are today being warned of further rises in the cost of energy.

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Bertie pledges to help householders go green

Fianna Fáil today promised to change planning laws to urge householders generate renewable power for their homes, the Taoiseach said today.

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SFA slams 'incredulous' energy price increases

The Small Firms Association (SFA) has today criticised the announcement by the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) of gas price increases of 33.8%, and proposed electricity price increases of 19.6% for small companies.

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Greens: Lack of renewable energy to blame for price rise

Green Party energy spokesman Eamon Ryan said the massive rise in electricity prices planned for January could have been avoided if more emphasis had been placed on renewable energy.

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Electricity prices to rise by nearly 20%

Electricity prices are to go up by almost 20% from next January, it was announced today.

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Energy price increases ‘putting intolerable strain on food sector’

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) proposals for gas and electricity price increases could put an already pressurised sector under intolerable strain, a food and drink industry representative claimed today.

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IBEC: Energy price rise 'a blow to Ireland’s competitiveness'

The business and employers group IBEC today have expressed concern at today’s Commission for Energy Regulation announcement confirming a gas price rise of 34% and a proposed electricity price increase of 20%.

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