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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Electricity prices

This year
Prepay Power lowers gas and electricity prices following last year's increases
The modest reduction comes after two significant electricity price hikes in late 2022.
SSE Airtricity to cut residential electricity and gas prices by 12% and 10% from 1 November
The price reductions will see a typical dual fuel customer save €384.55 (including VAT) per year.
Electric Ireland to cut residential electricity and gas prices by 10% and 12% from 1 November
Electric Ireland said its residential electricity customers will save an average of €212.06.
Wholesale electricity prices drop 26.6% in year, but consumers still mightn't see decrease in bills yet
CSO figures show that there has been a decrease of 16.2% in wholesale electricity prices in the month to May of this year.
McDonald calls on Taoiseach to go 'beyond cosy chats' to lower electricity costs for consumers
McDonald said Varadkar has not ‘intervened to ensure the big drop in wholesale cost gets speedily passed on to the consumers’.
Darragh O'Brien says other energy companies should follow Pinergy's example and cut prices
The change, which kicks in on 31 March, will result in a 7.1% decrease to the typical household cost.
All electricity customers to get €90 off bills over seven instalments
Customers normally have to pay a levy to fund renewable energy, but when electricity prices go up this levy is not needed.
Last year
Gas and electricity to remain at 'historical high' for next two years, says Ryan
The Green Party leader said that it was due to international factors.
Electric Ireland to give all residential customers €50 credit
Pay-as-you-go customers will receive the credit this week, and bill-pay customers will see it in January.
Britain's energy price cap to rise more than 80% from October
The regulator has announced a raft of measures.
Taoiseach affirms growing energy demand as electricity cost rises 86%
New figures from the CSO also showed increases in food and construction prices.
Pinergy to hike electricity prices by 19.2% from September
The company said the increase was a result of ‘volatile and upward pricing trends in the wholesale energy markets’.
Electricity customers to get €89 rebate as PSO levy is reduced
While domestic electricity customers are set to receive an €89.10 rebate, small commercial customers will receive €311.51 worth of a rebate.
All time
Electric Ireland raises gas and electricity prices for second time in four months
Households supplied by Electric Ireland will see their electricity bill increase by 9.3% next month.
Competition is finally heating up for power and gas customers
Energia has cut its rates only a few days after a new player emerged in the market.
Panda is getting into power - and it could spark a 'price war' among suppliers
Panda Power is the new electricity wing of Ireland’s biggest locally-owned waste firm.
Four-year gas price low drives Irish electricity costs down
The main risk to energy prices remains unforeseen shocks to the world oil market, Bord Gais said.
Wind blows electricity prices up in March
Wind switches roles after driving down prices in February.
People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'
The Society of St Vincent de Paul has highlighted energy costs as particularly burdensome for struggling families.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…