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# energy - Yesterday's News

Consumer price inflation forecasts revised upwards to 8% by the Central Bank
# Inflation
# Inflation

Consumer price inflation forecasts revised upwards to 8% by the Central Bank

Wed 12:05 AM 11,470 Views 9 Comments
  • The Central Bank has published its latest quarterly bulletin today.
  • The Bank says energy-driven inflation is the key issue being faced currently.
  • The outlook for domestic growth over the coming quarters is "more challenging than was previously expected", it says.

# energy - Tuesday 4 October, 2022

German energy giant RWE to end coal use by 2030
# Coal
# Coal

German energy giant RWE to end coal use by 2030

Tue 10:56 AM 4,660 Views 9 Comments

The decision will accelerate the closure of some of Europe’s most polluting power plants.

Food businesses remaining closed early in week to save on energy costs
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Food businesses remaining closed early in week to save on energy costs

Tue 6:00 AM 19,366 Views 13 Comments

One bar in Dublin is switching off its heating on Tuesdays but offering a food discount to customers.

# energy - Thursday 22 September, 2022

Taoiseach: 'No room for energy companies exploiting crisis by hiking up standing charges'
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach: 'No room for energy companies exploiting crisis by hiking up standing charges'

Sep 22nd 2022, 5:39 PM 19,587 Views 23 Comments

Government is considering the matter ahead of the budget, said Micheál Martin.

# energy - Monday 19 September, 2022

Explainer: Why a report says Ireland should build an LNG facility - and why that's controversial
# Energy
# Energy

Explainer: Why a report says Ireland should build an LNG facility - and why that's controversial

Sep 19th 2022, 6:11 PM 13,144 Views 31 Comments

The new report outlines options for measures that could improve Ireland’s energy security.

The Christmas lights in Dublin will be turned off earlier each night this year
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

The Christmas lights in Dublin will be turned off earlier each night this year

Sep 19th 2022, 3:25 PM 20,054 Views 13 Comments

Eamon Ryan said earlier this month that local authorities were looking at the issue of Christmas lights this winter.

# energy - Sunday 18 September, 2022

Varadkar unapologetic on 'Sinn Féin manifesto' remark about Commission on taxation
# Budget
# Budget

Varadkar unapologetic on 'Sinn Féin manifesto' remark about Commission on taxation

Sep 18th 2022, 2:35 PM 29,223 Views 40 Comments

‘I hope we’re not in the place where you can’t say what you think anymore in politics.’

# energy - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Explainer: How can energy profits and wholesale prices both be on the rise?
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Explainer: How can energy profits and wholesale prices both be on the rise?

Sep 17th 2022, 9:00 AM 21,848 Views 47 Comments

ESB is the latest energy company to announce a large after-tax profit.

# energy - Friday 16 September, 2022

Taoiseach says 'much higher' ESB dividend to be taken as after-tax profits hit €390 million
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Taoiseach says 'much higher' ESB dividend to be taken as after-tax profits hit €390 million

Updated Sep 16th 2022, 6:45 PM 49,551 Views 99 Comments

The company recorded a jump from €128 million in the first half of 2021 to €390 million in the same period this year.

# energy - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Windfall tax will be backdated but it's unclear how much money levy will raise, say leaders
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Windfall tax will be backdated but it's unclear how much money levy will raise, say leaders

Sep 15th 2022, 3:09 PM 17,371 Views 15 Comments

The Taoiseach says it is still unclear how much money the levy will raise.

Panda Power confirms departure from Irish energy market
# Power Out
# Power Out

Panda Power confirms departure from Irish energy market

Sep 15th 2022, 9:51 AM 23,043 Views 19 Comments

Customers have two weeks to choose a new supplier.

# energy - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

Varadkar says potential price caps on energy bills have 'echoes of the bank guarantee'
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Varadkar says potential price caps on energy bills have 'echoes of the bank guarantee'

Sep 14th 2022, 5:11 PM 20,346 Views 29 Comments

Speaking today, Varadkar said that he is not ruling out price caps, but added that he was nervous about it.

# energy - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Eiffel Tower lights to turn off earlier at night as Paris scales back on energy
# City Of Lights
# City Of Lights

Eiffel Tower lights to turn off earlier at night as Paris scales back on energy

Sep 13th 2022, 1:45 PM 8,241 Views 5 Comments

The iconic landmark will now go dark at 11.45pm instead of 1:00am.

Electricity credits for householders will be universal payments and not targeted, says Taoiseach
# Energy
# Energy

Electricity credits for householders will be universal payments and not targeted, says Taoiseach

Sep 13th 2022, 11:40 AM 43,248 Views 54 Comments

Micheál Martin said there are ‘huge questions’ around an electricity price cap.

# energy - Monday 12 September, 2022

'It shouldn't have been a surprise': How policy choices brought Ireland's energy to the brink
# Sowed And Reaped
# Sowed And Reaped

'It shouldn't have been a surprise': How policy choices brought Ireland's energy to the brink

Sep 12th 2022, 12:05 AM 30,814 Views 42 Comments

Experts explain how decisions made in years gone by have led us to our current position of facing down a bleak winter, even without the war in Ukraine.

# energy - Saturday 10 September, 2022

Most energy suppliers are still not paying households for solar power despite August promise
# Solar Setback
# Solar Setback

Most energy suppliers are still not paying households for solar power despite August promise

Sep 10th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,435 Views 35 Comments
  • Microgenerators are supposed to be able to sell back any surplus power they produce to their energy supplier.
  • Only one supplier could confirm that it started to pay microgenerators before 31 August in line with an assurance by the national energy regulator.
  • At least eight had not yet commenced payment, Lauren Boland reports.

# energy - Friday 9 September, 2022

Gas companies may have to pay 'solidarity contribution' from excess profits, says minister
# Energy
# Energy

Gas companies may have to pay 'solidarity contribution' from excess profits, says minister

Updated Sep 9th 2022, 8:10 PM 33,636 Views 64 Comments

The main drive will be to find ways to compensate people struggling to pay their bills.

# energy - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

Public sector buildings to turn off heat 1-2 hours before closing time
# Public Bodies
# Public Bodies

Public sector buildings to turn off heat 1-2 hours before closing time

Sep 7th 2022, 7:34 PM 33,588 Views 40 Comments

Public sector bodies will be required to set temperatures to the guideline of 19 degrees where appropriate.

Customers to receive electricity credit before Christmas, says minister
# Electricity
# Electricity

Customers to receive electricity credit before Christmas, says minister

Updated Sep 7th 2022, 4:47 PM 62,012 Views 88 Comments
  • Householders will receive an increased energy credit before the end of the year.
  • Cabinet has approved a renewed public advice campaign on energy consumption.
  • The EU has proposed to cap the huge revenues earned power companies.
Colder offices and fewer Christmas lights ... what Europe is doing to cut down on energy use
# Energy Saving
# Energy Saving

Colder offices and fewer Christmas lights ... what Europe is doing to cut down on energy use

Sep 7th 2022, 3:42 PM 25,171 Views 34 Comments

The EU plans to cut gas consumption by 15% between 1 August 2022 and 31 March 2023.

Using household appliances outside peak hours will help shore up energy security, says Ryan
# Energy
# Energy

Using household appliances outside peak hours will help shore up energy security, says Ryan

Sep 7th 2022, 6:00 AM 42,368 Views 142 Comments

The three coalition leaders met last night to discuss the rising cost in energy and supports needed.

# energy - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Use of street Christmas lights being considered by local councils amidst energy crisis, says Ryan
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Use of street Christmas lights being considered by local councils amidst energy crisis, says Ryan

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 10:22 PM 46,006 Views 76 Comments

The energy minister said there’s no guarantees that power blackouts can be avoided this winter.

Macron urges French to reduce energy by 10%
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Macron urges French to reduce energy by 10%

Sep 6th 2022, 8:00 AM 15,341 Views 10 Comments

He said energy rationing plans are being prepared ‘in case’ they are needed, and that ‘cuts will happen as a last resort’.

# energy - Saturday 3 September, 2022

Energy-saving tips: How can you tell which appliances use the most power?
# Puzzle Pieces
# Puzzle Pieces

Energy-saving tips: How can you tell which appliances use the most power?

Sep 3rd 2022, 12:10 AM 70,290 Views 62 Comments

If you’re looking to cut down your energy consumption, here are a few tips to figure out where it adds up.

# energy - Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Eamon Ryan warns that this winter will be a 'dramatic and difficult period in energy'
# Energy Prices
# Energy Prices

Eamon Ryan warns that this winter will be a 'dramatic and difficult period in energy'

Updated Aug 31st 2022, 1:11 PM 27,986 Views 77 Comments

The first Cabinet meeting since the recess took place this morning.

# energy - Monday 29 August, 2022

EU plans 'emergency intervention' to halt energy price rise
# EU ENERGY
# EU ENERGY

EU plans 'emergency intervention' to halt energy price rise

Updated Aug 29th 2022, 5:15 PM 35,787 Views 25 Comments

The EU Commission president said €300 billion would be invested to accelerate the transition towards sustainable energy sources.

# energy - Sunday 28 August, 2022

'Enough is enough': Cowen says those responsible for energy crisis must be held accountable
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

'Enough is enough': Cowen says those responsible for energy crisis must be held accountable

Aug 28th 2022, 7:30 AM 51,597 Views 77 Comments

The Department, EirGrid and CRU are ‘all asleep at the wheel’, the Fianna Fáil TD told The Journal.

# energy - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Ireland could be 'almost 100% dependent' on UK for gas supplies by 2026
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Ireland could be 'almost 100% dependent' on UK for gas supplies by 2026

Aug 25th 2022, 9:04 AM 20,208 Views 56 Comments

The warning was made at a June meeting of Energy Security Emergency Group.

# energy - Wednesday 24 August, 2022

Eamon Ryan warns Ireland needs to be 'very careful' over energy supplies this winter
# Winter Blackouts
# Winter Blackouts

Eamon Ryan warns Ireland needs to be 'very careful' over energy supplies this winter

Aug 24th 2022, 3:45 PM 32,582 Views 85 Comments

There are fears over the country’s energy supplies.

# energy - Friday 19 August, 2022

The Explainer: Is Ireland facing the threat of winter power blackouts?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Is Ireland facing the threat of winter power blackouts?

Aug 19th 2022, 6:00 PM 9,016 Views 0 Comments

Listen to hear Muireann Lynch from the ESRI explain.

Electricity supply companies may be charged more between 5pm-7pm under new energy plans
# Electricity
# Electricity

Electricity supply companies may be charged more between 5pm-7pm under new energy plans

Aug 19th 2022, 12:03 PM 20,100 Views 51 Comments

The new measures are to be introduced by October.

# energy - Monday 8 August, 2022

Wind energy has provided 34% of Ireland’s power this year
# Renewables
# Renewables

Wind energy has provided 34% of Ireland’s power this year

Aug 8th 2022, 7:07 AM 22,466 Views 52 Comments

July saw a two-fold increase in demand met by wind compared with the same period last year.

# energy - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Germany's Scholz accuses Russia of blocking gas turbine delivery and may rethink nuclear energy
# Nord Stream
# Nord Stream

Germany's Scholz accuses Russia of blocking gas turbine delivery and may rethink nuclear energy

Aug 3rd 2022, 10:18 AM 14,648 Views 20 Comments

Germany’s last nuclear plants are due to be shut but it ‘can make sense’ to keep them going amid high gas bills.

# energy - Tuesday 2 August, 2022

Oil giant BP triples its profits to $9.3 billion on last year despite exit from Russia
# Energy
# Energy

Oil giant BP triples its profits to $9.3 billion on last year despite exit from Russia

Aug 2nd 2022, 8:43 AM 19,263 Views 32 Comments

BP is the latest energy firm to post bumper earnings as oil and gas prices have soared following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

# energy - Saturday 30 July, 2022

Russia suspends gas supplies to Latvia after deadly prison strike
# Energy
# Energy

Russia suspends gas supplies to Latvia after deadly prison strike

Updated Jul 30th 2022, 5:00 PM 44,158 Views 46 Comments

The company said on Telegram that gas supplies were suspended to Latvia “due to violations of the conditions” of purchase.

# energy - Tuesday 26 July, 2022

Ireland will be exempt from EU's 15% reduction in gas
# Gas Craic
# Gas Craic

Ireland will be exempt from EU's 15% reduction in gas

Jul 26th 2022, 5:11 PM 34,821 Views 26 Comments

The measure will aim to decrease European reliance on Russian gas.

# energy - Monday 18 July, 2022

EU's foreign affairs chief says Europe must not tire in battle against Russia
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

EU's foreign affairs chief says Europe must not tire in battle against Russia

Jul 18th 2022, 5:38 PM 7,485 Views 12 Comments

The EU’s representative for Foreign Affairs said that standing up to Putin was a “test of our resilience”.

# energy - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Russia switching off gas to Europe would present 'severe' risk to Ireland, minister says
# Energy
# Energy

Russia switching off gas to Europe would present 'severe' risk to Ireland, minister says

Jul 14th 2022, 1:39 PM 34,460 Views 48 Comments

The finance minister came before the budgetary oversight committee today.

# energy - Tuesday 12 July, 2022

Energy reliance on Russia is 'glaring' mistake but price volatility predates war - Irish report
# Power
# Power

Energy reliance on Russia is 'glaring' mistake but price volatility predates war - Irish report

Jul 12th 2022, 8:38 AM 13,058 Views 24 Comments

Dramatic changes in energy prices were a problem even before Russia’s war on Ukraine, the report says.

# energy - Wednesday 6 July, 2022

EU Parliament votes down objection to divisive 'sustainable' label for nuclear and gas
# Energy
# Energy

EU Parliament votes down objection to divisive 'sustainable' label for nuclear and gas

Jul 6th 2022, 12:03 PM 11,554 Views 31 Comments

Ireland’s two Fianna Fáil MEPs took opposite sides of the debate.

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