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Gas restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach
Clean supply has been restored to a number of area following the incident.
Smart meters to be rolled out across Ireland in 2019 - a year later than anticipated
All old electricity meters are to be replaced in what’s described as a ‘once-in-a-generation’ project.
Your electricity bill will now cost an extra €24 a year
It was announced that the Public Service Obligation levy is being increased by 30%.
3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500
The regulator said it is important that customers know their rights.
Regulator denies saying water metering programme should be abandoned
Irish Water and the Commission of Energy Regulation were before the Oireachtas committee today.
Irish people switch energy provider more than any other country in Europe
Close to 80,000 people switched their electricity provider in the first three months of this year.
Energy regulator proposes to increase levy on electricity bills by 36%
The Commission for Energy Regulation is proposing the increase to the Public Service Obligation levy.
Irish Water wants the public to tell it what to do
If you’ve wanted to have your say here is your chance.
Some businesses to get discount on water charges
The cut in price will range from 5-40%.
You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak
Here’s the latest on what you need to know.
Plan to take water charges from wages a 'bullying' tactic - Murphy
It’s understood enhanced compliance measures are being considered by the government.
Those reduced water charges the government promised have been approved
A €100 meter testing fee was also included in the approved changes.
Has someone called you claiming to be from ESB? It could be a scam
People are being advised to communicate with their suppliers only using the phone numbers provided on their bills.
'Massive time bomb': Public safety at risk as 'thousands' of boilers illegally installed each year
A representation association has called the current system “a sham”.
Kildare man fined €3,000 for pretending to be a registered electrician
It’s the first prosecution of this kind in Irish history.
Now you won't be getting your first water bill until the end of January
The deadline for applications has been extended to the end of November.
Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline
The Commission for Energy Regulation also stressed that call-out charges have not yet been finalised.
From flushing the loo to a cup of tea - how much will water cost?
What about filling water balloons? How much will that cost?
Is your water undrinkable? You won't have to pay Irish Water for it
You will get charged for your wastewater, however.
A final decision on water charges is expected later today
The Commission for Energy Regulation put the charges out for public consultation in July.
More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June
These disconnections relate to the non-payment of bills.
Irish Water: It's not fair to compare us to 25-year-old UK utilities
The company was responding to reports that its running costs are likely to double that of its UK counterparts.
'If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it'
Read one County Councillor’s rather feisty letter to Irish Water…
Here's how much you'll be expected to pay for water
The Commission for Energy Regulation today published details and confirmed that the government will cover costs of water use for children.
Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers
This is the third successful prosecution by CER this year.
More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April
However, many of these may have been properties deemed vacant.
Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer
The man was given probation for installing a boiler without a licence.
Here's how many homes had their gas and electricity disconnected last year
There has been a decline in disconnection of both gas and electricity, the Commission for Energy Regulation said today.
Engage with your energy supplier and you won't be cut off
That’s the guarantee under a new code of practice providers have signed up to.
Over 15,000 gas and electricity customers were cut-off for not paying in 2013
That’s down significantly on the previous year.
Are you a Bord Gáis customer? Expect to see another price increase next month
The company says it expects this to be last adjustment to tariffs of its kind.
Did you switch your energy provider last year? More than 300,000 did
Consumers shied away from major electricity suppliers.
Airtricity to increase gas prices from October, MD says it is "unavoidable"
Those on Airtricity’s cheapest tariff will see gas prices rise by 31 cent a week.
First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week
Electric Ireland is to increase the price for residential gas by 2 per cent from the start of October.
Bord Gáis prices set to rise - again - next month
Prices are set to rise by 2 per cent – although Bord Gáis had originally asked for an increase of more than 7 per cent…
21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills
Latest figures show 82 per cent more gas customers were cut off last year, compared to 2011.
More than 5,800 homes lost gas or electricity connection because of non-payment
The figures were compiled by the Commission for Energy Regulation for the period from July to September 2012.
Energy usage in Ireland dropped 12 per cent in just three years
Ireland has had the second largest drop in energy consumption in the EU since the financial crisis hit.
Bad news, consumers: Bord Gáis prices to increase from next month
The move follows similar announcements from Electric Ireland and Airtricity in recent weeks.
Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money
With price hikes announced by Airtricity, Bord Gáis and Electric Ireland recently. We tell you why your gas and electricity is going up and what you can do to save money. Plus share your tips with us.