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#Energy Crisis

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Pearse Doherty: Workers and families facing the cost of living crisis need an emergency budget
# Inflation
# Inflation

Pearse Doherty: Workers and families facing the cost of living crisis need an emergency budget

Jun 28th 2022, 11:12 AM 19,472 Views 108 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy says now is the time for emergency measures to tackle rising inflation.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Warnings issued over possible EU energy rationing as concerns raised over backsliding to coal
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Warnings issued over possible EU energy rationing as concerns raised over backsliding to coal

Updated Jun 21st 2022, 5:13 PM 25,098 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness said that energy rationing could “be a reality”.

# energy-crisis - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Despite prices falling at the pump, annual Irish consumer price inflation hit 7% in April — a 22-year high
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Despite prices falling at the pump, annual Irish consumer price inflation hit 7% in April — a 22-year high

May 12th 2022, 11:42 AM 10,438 Views 26 Comments

Consumer price inflation has now been rising at an annual pace of 5% or more since October 2022.

# energy-crisis - Saturday 30 April, 2022

After Moscow follows through on gas cut threat, 'all bets are off' on Europe's Russian supply
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

After Moscow follows through on gas cut threat, 'all bets are off' on Europe's Russian supply

Apr 30th 2022, 12:05 AM 39,656 Views 24 Comments
  • Russia may have 'crossed the Rubicon' by halting gas flows to Poland and Bulgaria this week, experts say.
  • The move by Gazprom throws into question assumptions about Russia's unwillingness to retaliate using its energy exports.
  • Ireland imports no gas directly from Russia but a loss of Russian supply to Europe could further push up global prices.

# energy-crisis - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

New energy security plan outlines how Ireland will offset prices and 'potential shocks'
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

New energy security plan outlines how Ireland will offset prices and 'potential shocks'

Apr 13th 2022, 12:56 PM 14,320 Views 38 Comments

Reduced VAT, extra fuel allowance, and €20 million towards solar panels for households with medical equipment are among the new measures.

# energy-crisis - Friday 1 April, 2022

SSE Airtricity to increase electricity by 24% and gas by over 32% from May
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

SSE Airtricity to increase electricity by 24% and gas by over 32% from May

Apr 1st 2022, 1:26 PM 32,153 Views 72 Comments

SSE Airtricity has followed multiple other energy providers in raising prices.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Energy prices: Government moving to ease financial pressure but 'won't be able to do it all'
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

Energy prices: Government moving to ease financial pressure but 'won't be able to do it all'

Mar 15th 2022, 5:02 PM 14,027 Views 10 Comments

Martin said he expects the European Commission to suggest alternative cost-cutting measures by the end of the month.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Energy prices: Taoiseach says 'sanctions will have impacts... there's no getting away from it'
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Energy prices: Taoiseach says 'sanctions will have impacts... there's no getting away from it'

Feb 22nd 2022, 2:54 PM 16,563 Views 48 Comments

Taoiseach has ruled out further energy credits and a delay on the carbon tax.

# energy-crisis - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Kosovo seizes hundreds of cryptocurrency mining devices
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

Kosovo seizes hundreds of cryptocurrency mining devices

Jan 8th 2022, 7:36 PM 46,281 Views 68 Comments

Police “confiscated 272 different anti-miner devices used for the production of Bitcoin”, a statement said.

# energy-crisis - Sunday 7 November, 2021

ESB assures staff it had no hand in 'orchestrated' energy crisis, following TD's Dáil claims
# Dáil Claims
# Dáil Claims

ESB assures staff it had no hand in 'orchestrated' energy crisis, following TD's Dáil claims

Nov 7th 2021, 12:09 PM 26,402 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Barry Cowen alleged in the Dáil that EirGrid made a €10 million initial payment to the semi-State firm on a €110 million contract.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Jennifer Whitmore: In an energy crisis, why is our government still committed to data centres?
# No Clear Plan
# No Clear Plan

Jennifer Whitmore: In an energy crisis, why is our government still committed to data centres?

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 1:53 PM 27,987 Views 119 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says we must pause development of data centres until we know if our energy infrastructure can cope with them.

# energy-crisis - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?

Sep 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,232 Views 45 Comments
  • Demand for gas and electricity has surged this year as economies reopened and businesses ramped back up.
  • European benchmark gas prices have tripled as a result.
  • The problems have been exacerbated in Ireland by the temporary closure of two gas-fired power stations.

# energy-crisis - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?
# Zap
# Zap

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?

Sep 25th 2021, 10:00 PM 43,278 Views 21 Comments

Buzzzz.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Budget will protect the most vulnerable against energy price hikes, says Taoiseach
# Utility Bills
# Utility Bills

Budget will protect the most vulnerable against energy price hikes, says Taoiseach

Updated Sep 21st 2021, 7:15 PM 23,431 Views 37 Comments

Leo Varadkar said in the Dáil that Ireland is a “price taker” when it comes to oil and gas.

# energy-crisis - Monday 20 September, 2021

Blackouts and power shortages 'not expected' this winter, says Eamon Ryan
# Electricity Bills
# Electricity Bills

Blackouts and power shortages 'not expected' this winter, says Eamon Ryan

Sep 20th 2021, 2:56 PM 17,652 Views 27 Comments

The minister’s remarks come after the UK government held emergency talks with energy companies over spiralling price increases.

# energy-crisis - Monday 11 November, 2013

"Community involvement" key for Ireland's energy plan
# People's Charter
# People's Charter

"Community involvement" key for Ireland's energy plan

Nov 11th 2013, 6:31 PM 8,130 Views 108 Comments

Environmentalist and TV presenter Duncan Stewart was speaking as ‘People’s Charter’ drawn up to tackle fuel poverty.

# energy-crisis - Monday 12 August, 2013

South Korea turns off air conditioning in energy crisis
# Hot In Here
# Hot In Here

South Korea turns off air conditioning in energy crisis

Aug 12th 2013, 2:15 PM 8,562 Views 11 Comments

A heatwave and an energy consumption crisis has led to emergency measures – as temperatures head to 34 degrees Celsius.

# energy-crisis - Sunday 13 January, 2013

The 7 most important oil chokepoints in the world
# Oil
# Oil

The 7 most important oil chokepoints in the world

Jan 13th 2013, 8:45 AM 12,302 Views 16 Comments

These are the narrow bodies of water over which almost half of the world’s oil production must travel – and are therefore vulnerable to disruption.

# energy-crisis - Thursday 12 August, 2010

Grass and waste 'could help solve energy crisis'
# Energy
# Energy

Grass and waste 'could help solve energy crisis'

Aug 12th 2010, 8:00 AM 142 Views 0 Comments

Grass, garbage and cattle droppings could all be used to produce natural gas.