Electricity supplier switching rates were down 10.8%  in the second quarter versus the previous three months

Consumers are failing to benefit from an increasingly competitive energy market by not switching suppliers, the regulator in charge of setting prices (...)

Let there be light. Almost a quarter of customers did not have a clear understanding of pricing and consumption from their regular bills, the survey found.

Half of Irish consumers have never switched energy supplier, a new survey has found. The 2019 consumer survey carried out on behalf of the Commissio(...)

While the report describes switching rate as ‘robust’ only 14% of electricity customers and 20% of gas customers switched supplier last year. File photograph: Getty

Consumers who failed to switch gas or electricity suppliers over the last four years have paid almost €1,700 more in utility bills than if they had, a(...)

Photograph: iStock

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

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(...)

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 (...)

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities, said both Bonkers.ie (above) and Switcher.ie are abiding by its guidelines

The Irish energy regulator has given the thumbs-up to two local price comparison websites that help consumers to find the best deal. The Commission (...)

The smart meter: coming to a home near you

A total of 2.3 million smart meters are to be installed in Irish homes and businesses, the Commission for Energy Regulation has announced. The €1.2 bi(...)

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(...)

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