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Electric Ireland was the utility that had most complaints upheld against it last year, according to the State’s utilities regulator. The Commission (...)

Bord Gáis Energy managing director Catherine O’Kelly: “We want to be as competitive as we can be, because it is a truly competitive market out there in Ireland on price.” Photograph: Tom Honan

Catherine O’Kelly confesses that she loves energy. It captivated her when she was studying politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford. “I knew I wan(...)

The court heard that electrical works carried out by Mr Power were not in accordance with the national wiring rules and had the potential to cause serious injury to a homeowner and his family. Photograph: Getty Images

A man has been fined €3,000 for posing as a registered electrical contractor and illegally carrying out restricted electrical works in Co Cork. Frank(...)

Gas rings on a cooker at a home. Electric Ireland plans to increase the cost of electricity and gas by 4 per cent from April 1st. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Electric Ireland customers have become the latest to feel the pain of price hikes after the largest provider in the State announced its intention to i(...)

Minister Richard Bruton told  Green Party leader Eamon Ryan that in response to the possibility of blackouts in the North, it was planned to bring coal-fired power plants there that were due to be decommissioned back into service, if needed. File photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Because of the risk that Britain will leave the EU without a deal, emergency legislation will have to include measures to ensure supply of electricity(...)

Irish Water is regulated by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ireland’s independent energy and water regulator paid €202,638 in bonuses to staff in 2017 as its deficit reduced by 15 per cent to €1.09 million. Th(...)

ESB aims to install up to 2.5 million smart meters in homes around the country

Ireland’s largest ever internet of things (IoT) project has just been announced by the ESB. Over the next six years the electricity utility aims to in(...)

Parteen Weir on Lough Derg is part of the Shannon water system. Irish Water plans to build a 170 km long pipe from the Parteen basin on the river Shannon to Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times

Irish Water insists the €1.3 billion project to pipe water from the river Shannon to Dublin will not be delayed by a review of the proposal. The inde(...)

ESB Networks managing director said the upgrade to modern meters was an important enabler of Ireland’s climate action plan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The first phase of a €1.1 billion national electricity meter replacement programme to introduce smart meters to homes and businesses was announced by (...)

A contractor has received a criminal conviction  over electrical work that threatened a house fire in south Co Dublin. File photograph: Getty Images

The criminal conviction of a contractor over electrical work that threatened a house fire in south Co Dublin should serve as a warning to all unregist(...)

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