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Ultimately the cost of wholesale electricity is passed on to customers. As that has been rising, suppliers have increased their costs.

The Independent Energy Suppliers of Ireland (IESI) want the ESB and Eamon Ryan, Minister for the Environment, Climate Action and Communications, to an(...)

Four gas-fired generators owned by the State company were able to meet about half the electricity demand at times during the summer.

ESB generating plants earned gross profits of more than €130,000 an hour during recent electricity supply squeezes, according to calculations based on(...)

On Friday, Electric Ireland said that, from November 1st, it would boost residential electricity prices by 9 per cent, adding €9.02 a month to the average bill, while it intends adding 7 per cent, or an average €4.85 a month, to household gas charges

Families face paying €9 extra a month for energy in coming weeks when State-owned Electric Ireland will boost household prices. Rising wholesale pric(...)

From August 8th Bord Gáis will increase gas prices by 12.7 per cent and boost electricity charges by 11.6 per cent. Photograph: iStock

Households face electricity bill increases of around €11 a month from August when Bord Gáis Energy will hike prices in the face of surging wholesale c(...)

Electric Ireland is part of State-owned ESB. Photograph: iStock

More than a million households face increases of up to €8.20 a month on energy bills from August, when ESB subsidiary Electric Ireland will hike price(...)

People have been hit by myriad charges due to the public health crisis. File photograph: Getty

In recent days one of the State’s leading banks, the largest electricity provider in the country and one of the three private health insurance compani(...)

Whenever I stort to feel anxious about the future of the world, I always find it helps to remember the words of the late, great Fr Denis Fehily

In times of, I don’t know, crisis, whenever I stort to feel anxious about the future of the world, I always find it helps to remember the words of the(...)

Bord Gáis’s move is the second price drop it has passed on to customers in six months. Photograph: iStock

Bord Gáis Energy is cutting gas and electricity prices for households by almost €7 a month in some cases. Bord Gáis announced the cuts a week after r(...)

ESB subsidiary Electric Ireland will cut energy prices from April 1st, reducing customers’ bills by an estimated €1.80-€8.30 a month.

ESB subsidiary Electric Ireland will cut prices by an estimated €1.80-€8.30 a month in a move likely to spark other energy suppliers to follow. Elect(...)

Natural gas prices were down 40 per cent in 2019.

Energy suppliers have no immediate plans to cut household charges despite falls in wholesale electricity and natural gas prices. The Bord Gáis month(...)

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