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Bord Gáis is the latest supplier to announce double-digit increases in the cost of gas and electricity for consumers. Photograph: Angel Garcia/Bloomberg

The squeeze on natural gas supplies is biting customers with a series of dramatic price increases in recent weeks from many of the Irish energy provid(...)

Enda Gunnell, CEO, Pinergy. Photograph: Shane O’Neill / Coalesce

More people are facing increases to their electricity bills after provider Pinergy became the latest to announce an increase to its standard residenti(...)

The rollout of smart electricity meters should reduce such bill shock. File photograph: Getty

Summer is here and energy providers have hiked their prices. Of course they have. Who’s going to get hot and bothered about heating costs when we’re a(...)


Regulators upheld one in three complaints against energy companies last year, when bills continued to be the main source of customers’ problems, offic(...)

The latest Pinergy Lifestyle App helps families with smart meters better manage their energy usage. Photograph: Shane O’Neill/Coalesce

ESB Networks is rolling out a smart meter programme nationwide. Customers of renewable electricity provider Pinergy have been using smart meters for (...)

The supplier has announced that its residential electricity prices will climb by 8.6 per cent while its gas prices will jump by 5.7 per cent from April 5th. Photograph: iStock

Electricity and gas provider Energia is to increase its prices from early next month in a move which will see the annual bills of many customers climb(...)

Domestic energy: Households and businesses will soon have devices that facilitate the “prosumer” generation.

The home, the business and the utility of the future is about to step into a new world revolving around renewable energy. A new power supply dynamic i(...)

‘In the early days of the lockdown we saw an increase of up to 20 per cent in consumption where people were working from home.’ Photograph: iStock

According to research carried out by the International Energy Agency, global electricity demand dropped to Sunday levels during the coronavirus lockdo(...)

Jason Rackard (Enniscorthy), winner  of the 2020 Mullingar Scratch Trophy. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Enniscorthy left-hander Jason Rackard produced some of the best golf of his life to record a memorable two-stroke win in the Mullingar Scratch Trophy(...)

The Savills-Pinergy Energy Monitor shows energy consumption in offices rebounded from 53 per cent of 2019 use from March-May to 74 per cent in June. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/ Getty

Shops and offices used more energy last month as some businesses emerged from Covid-19 lockdown, figures show. A monitor compiled by supplier Pinergy(...)

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