The Bord Gáis Energy Index is now 16 per cent above the same period in 2018 and although the monthly increase was significant, over the last three month period prices have fallen 10 per cent.

Wholesale energy prices rose 9 per cent in January compared to the previous month with sanctions in Venezuela contributing to a significant rise in oi(...)

Gas prices also dropped 7 per cent month on month but remain over 49 per cent above the comparable period last year, while electricity prices rose by 3 per cent.

Energy prices fell last month amid a downturn in oil prices globally. The Bord Gáis Energy Index, which tracks wholesale energy prices, shows costs dr(...)

Wholesale energy prices are almost 50 per cent higher than 12 months ago, according to latest Bord Gáis Energy Index. Photograph: Marcelo Sayao/EPA

Wholesale energy prices are almost 50 per cent higher than 12 months ago, according to latest Bord Gáis Energy Index. Oil prices rallied 7 per cent (...)