The Commission for Regulation of Utilities will continue to ensure that electricity and gas are supplied safely and securely, and that there is a supply of reliable, clean water and efficient treatment of wastewater

The Energy regulator has undergone a name change to reflect is broadened remit, which now also covers water. The Commission for Energy Regulation (CE(...)

The Commission for Energy Regulation is to be asked to set the financial penalties homeowners will face if they excessively use water. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) is to be asked to set the financial penalties homeowners will face if they excessively use water. A new ch(...)

Kilsaran argues the recovery in construction has only taken hold in Dublin. It says it is inconceivable the commission would seek an increase to the levy. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe

A proposed €100 million rise in the State’s green energy levy threatens the recovery in construction, building materials suppliers warn. The Commissi(...)

The public service obligation (PSO) is used to guarantee the price paid for electricity to wind farms, other renewable energy producers and peat-fired plants. Photograph: Ben Curtis/PA

Household and business electricity bills are set to rise next autumn to cover a proposed €500 million subsidy for green energy and peat-fired electric(...)

The electricity and gas supply market generated 83 per cent of all the complaints which required a full investigation by the Commission for Energy Regulation in 2016. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A domestic gas customer being incorrectly charged €2,500 by their provider as a result of a faulty meter was one of the cases investigated by the ener(...)

Nearly 60 per cent of people here have never switched their domestic gas or electricity supplier, says the Commission for Energy Regulation

Most electricity and gas customers could benefit financially from switching providers, in some cases by up to €330 over 12 months, according to the C(...)

There are around 1.7 million households in the Republic and at least half have remained (foolishly) loyal to their electricity and gas suppliers over the last five years. Photograph: iStockphoto

Irish consumers have collectively wasted close to €1 billion over the last five years by spending way more than necessary to heat and light their home(...)

Wind energy: one of the biggest beneficiaries from the rise in the Public Service Obligation. Photograph: EPA/JENS BUETTNER

The Government is facing growing pressure to end a costly system of supports for the renewable energy industry that has drawn criticism from some majo(...)

Wind generators, including State-owned ESB, SSE Airtricity and Viridian, will share €269.7 million of the total that the CER will collect from electricity users. Photographer: Taylor Weidman/Bloomberg

Wind power generators have defended a decision by the energy regulator to add €270 million to consumers’ and businesses’ electricity bills to cover th(...)

The Commission for Energy Regulation plans to raise the public service obligation  levied on all electricity users in the Republic to support wind power. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

Household and business electricity bills will rise from October when the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) increases its public service charge by(...)

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