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#energy costs

# energy-costs - Friday 10 December, 2021

Plan to take €100 off the first electricity bills of 2022 to be discussed by Cabinet next week
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Plan to take €100 off the first electricity bills of 2022 to be discussed by Cabinet next week

Dec 10th 2021, 11:19 AM 19,985 Views 64 Comments

Electricity prices increased by almost 5% in November, up nearly 21% over the 12 months.

# energy-costs - Wednesday 3 November, 2021

Barry Cowen claims the ESB may have ‘orchestrated’ the current energy crisis
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Barry Cowen claims the ESB may have ‘orchestrated’ the current energy crisis

Nov 3rd 2021, 6:45 PM 45,281 Views 0 Comments

Cowen asked why the ESB is being rewarded “handsomely despite exacerbating the supply shortage”.

# energy-costs - Friday 30 July, 2021

SSE Airtricity to increase electricity prices from September
# Prices
# Prices

SSE Airtricity to increase electricity prices from September

Jul 30th 2021, 2:26 PM 15,197 Views 45 Comments

The price change will see a typical household bill increase by around €3.89 per week for dual fuel customers.

# energy-costs - Monday 8 June, 2015

Competition is finally heating up for power and gas customers
# Electric Shock
# Electric Shock

Competition is finally heating up for power and gas customers

Jun 8th 2015, 4:21 PM 13,093 Views 15 Comments

Energia has cut its rates only a few days after a new player emerged in the market.

# energy-costs - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Apr 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 126 Views 8 Comments

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

# energy-costs - Friday 31 January, 2014

Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase
# Blackout
# Blackout

Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase

Jan 31st 2014, 11:45 PM 12,755 Views 80 Comments

After absorbing the price increase for the winter, Bord Gáis Energy is to add around 50 cent a week to bills.

# energy-costs - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Event aims to draw up a 'People's Charter on Renewable Energy'
# Energy
# Energy

Event aims to draw up a 'People's Charter on Renewable Energy'

Nov 9th 2013, 9:15 AM 4,428 Views 51 Comments

One of the organisers said the government has “little or no long term, coordinated plans in place and is open to whoever wishes to come in and exploit our resources”.

# energy-costs - Friday 11 October, 2013

French court upholds ban on fracking
# Banned
# Banned

French court upholds ban on fracking

Oct 11th 2013, 11:36 AM 4,958 Views 38 Comments

France banned the practice in 2011 over the objections of the oil industry.

# energy-costs - Thursday 3 October, 2013

People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:30 AM 4,910 Views 39 Comments

The Society of St Vincent de Paul has highlighted energy costs as particularly burdensome for struggling families.

# energy-costs - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:22 PM 7,312 Views 48 Comments

Electric Ireland is to increase the price for residential gas by 2 per cent from the start of October.

# energy-costs - Monday 2 September, 2013

Bord Gáis prices set to rise - again - next month
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Bord Gáis prices set to rise - again - next month

Sep 2nd 2013, 5:25 PM 3,989 Views 69 Comments

Prices are set to rise by 2 per cent – although Bord Gáis had originally asked for an increase of more than 7 per cent…

# energy-costs - Friday 9 August, 2013

Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October

Aug 9th 2013, 7:35 PM 7,716 Views 118 Comments

The move would add almost nine euro per month to the average household winter gas bill.

# energy-costs - Friday 25 May, 2012

Calls to Vincent de Paul have increased by 80 per cent
# Recession
# Recession

Calls to Vincent de Paul have increased by 80 per cent

May 25th 2012, 7:59 AM 1,079 Views 4 Comments

Around one quarter of people who ask for help are looking for food.