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# cer - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Gas restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach
# Technical Failure
# Technical Failure

Gas restored in Mayo and Galway as probe launched into Shell Corrib breach

Sep 23rd 2017, 7:36 PM 18,018 Views 59 Comments

Clean supply has been restored to a number of area following the incident.

# cer - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Smart meters to be rolled out across Ireland in 2019 - a year later than anticipated
# Electricity
# Electricity

Smart meters to be rolled out across Ireland in 2019 - a year later than anticipated

Sep 21st 2017, 6:25 AM 32,801 Views 108 Comments

All old electricity meters are to be replaced in what’s described as a ‘once-in-a-generation’ project.

# cer - Friday 28 July, 2017

Your electricity bill will now cost an extra €24 a year
# Electric Quick Nick
# Electric Quick Nick

Your electricity bill will now cost an extra €24 a year

Jul 28th 2017, 9:55 PM 24,734 Views 117 Comments

It was announced that the Public Service Obligation levy is being increased by 30%.

# cer - Thursday 8 June, 2017

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500
# Complaints
# Complaints

3,500 complaints made to energy regulator - including one person who was wrongly charged €2,500

Jun 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,654 Views 6 Comments

The regulator said it is important that customers know their rights.

# cer - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Regulator denies saying water metering programme should be abandoned
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Regulator denies saying water metering programme should be abandoned

Jan 12th 2017, 5:11 PM 9,762 Views 45 Comments

Irish Water and the Commission of Energy Regulation were before the Oireachtas committee today.

# cer - Friday 29 July, 2016

Irish people switch energy provider more than any other country in Europe
# Bright Ideas
# Bright Ideas

Irish people switch energy provider more than any other country in Europe

Jul 29th 2016, 8:41 AM 8,988 Views 24 Comments

Close to 80,000 people switched their electricity provider in the first three months of this year.

# cer - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

Energy regulator proposes to increase levy on electricity bills by 36%
# Taxing Times
# Taxing Times

Energy regulator proposes to increase levy on electricity bills by 36%

Jun 29th 2016, 6:05 AM 22,123 Views 79 Comments

The Commission for Energy Regulation is proposing the increase to the Public Service Obligation levy.

# cer - Monday 21 September, 2015

Irish Water wants the public to tell it what to do
# Public Water Forum
# Public Water Forum

Irish Water wants the public to tell it what to do

Sep 21st 2015, 8:48 AM 17,989 Views 197 Comments

If you’ve wanted to have your say here is your chance.

# cer - Monday 10 August, 2015

Some businesses to get discount on water charges
# Not Drinkable
# Not Drinkable

Some businesses to get discount on water charges

Aug 10th 2015, 9:30 PM 10,735 Views 36 Comments

The cut in price will range from 5-40%.

# cer - Thursday 6 August, 2015

You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak
# Drip Drip Drip
# Drip Drip Drip

You have to be registered with Irish Water before it will fix a leak

Aug 6th 2015, 11:30 PM 17,724 Views 201 Comments

Here’s the latest on what you need to know.

# cer - Monday 23 March, 2015

Plan to take water charges from wages a 'bullying' tactic - Murphy
# Won't Pay
# Won't Pay

Plan to take water charges from wages a 'bullying' tactic - Murphy

Mar 23rd 2015, 10:16 PM 46,694 Views 394 Comments

It’s understood enhanced compliance measures are being considered by the government.

# cer - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Those reduced water charges the government promised have been approved
# Green Light
# Green Light

Those reduced water charges the government promised have been approved

Mar 5th 2015, 9:03 PM 16,683 Views 158 Comments

A €100 meter testing fee was also included in the approved changes.

Has someone called you claiming to be from ESB? It could be a scam
# Bogus Calls
# Bogus Calls

Has someone called you claiming to be from ESB? It could be a scam

Mar 5th 2015, 7:49 PM 22,894 Views 14 Comments

People are being advised to communicate with their suppliers only using the phone numbers provided on their bills.

# cer - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

'Massive time bomb': Public safety at risk as 'thousands' of boilers illegally installed each year
# Registered Gas Installer
# Registered Gas Installer

'Massive time bomb': Public safety at risk as 'thousands' of boilers illegally installed each year

Nov 25th 2014, 8:41 PM 21,997 Views 56 Comments

A representation association has called the current system “a sham”.

# cer - Monday 3 November, 2014

Kildare man fined €3,000 for pretending to be a registered electrician
# Electric Feel
# Electric Feel

Kildare man fined €3,000 for pretending to be a registered electrician

Nov 3rd 2014, 5:34 PM 28,980 Views 44 Comments

It’s the first prosecution of this kind in Irish history.

# cer - Friday 24 October, 2014

Now you won't be getting your first water bill until the end of January
# Water Charges
# Water Charges

Now you won't be getting your first water bill until the end of January

Oct 24th 2014, 12:55 PM 16,449 Views 177 Comments

The deadline for applications has been extended to the end of November.

# cer - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline
# Leaky Pipes
# Leaky Pipes

Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline

Oct 21st 2014, 10:05 PM 25,533 Views 110 Comments

The Commission for Energy Regulation also stressed that call-out charges have not yet been finalised.

# cer - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From flushing the loo to a cup of tea - how much will water cost?
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

From flushing the loo to a cup of tea - how much will water cost?

Sep 30th 2014, 1:01 PM 91,013 Views 196 Comments

What about filling water balloons? How much will that cost?

Is your water undrinkable? You won't have to pay Irish Water for it
# Discounted
# Discounted

Is your water undrinkable? You won't have to pay Irish Water for it

Sep 30th 2014, 7:47 AM 11,312 Views 89 Comments

You will get charged for your wastewater, however.

A final decision on water charges is expected later today
# Irish Water
# Irish Water

A final decision on water charges is expected later today

Sep 30th 2014, 6:30 AM 6,145 Views 49 Comments

The Commission for Energy Regulation put the charges out for public consultation in July.

# cer - Thursday 14 August, 2014

More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June
# Power Out
# Power Out

More than 1,000 customers had their electricity or gas cut off in June

Aug 14th 2014, 1:55 PM 7,989 Views 24 Comments

These disconnections relate to the non-payment of bills.

# cer - Monday 11 August, 2014

Irish Water: It's not fair to compare us to 25-year-old UK utilities
# Way Harsh
# Way Harsh

Irish Water: It's not fair to compare us to 25-year-old UK utilities

Aug 11th 2014, 2:28 PM 11,773 Views 63 Comments

The company was responding to reports that its running costs are likely to double that of its UK counterparts.

# cer - Thursday 7 August, 2014

'If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it'
# Fighting Talk
# Fighting Talk

'If you install a water meter at our house, we will remove it'

Aug 7th 2014, 4:22 PM 48,810 Views 185 Comments

Read one County Councillor’s rather feisty letter to Irish Water…

# cer - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Here's how much you'll be expected to pay for water
# Water
# Water

Here's how much you'll be expected to pay for water

Jul 31st 2014, 10:55 PM 67,238 Views 290 Comments

The Commission for Energy Regulation today published details and confirmed that the government will cover costs of water use for children.

# cer - Monday 28 July, 2014

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

Unregistered Carlow plumber prosecuted for installing gas boilers

Jul 28th 2014, 4:48 PM 19,765 Views 46 Comments

This is the third successful prosecution by CER this year.

# cer - Saturday 14 June, 2014

More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April
# Cer
# Cer

More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April

Jun 14th 2014, 12:52 PM 7,118 Views 33 Comments

However, many of these may have been properties deemed vacant.

# cer - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer
# Gas Character
# Gas Character

Man prosecuted for wrongfully impersonating a registered gas installer

May 28th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,328 Views 34 Comments

The man was given probation for installing a boiler without a licence.

# cer - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Here's how many homes had their gas and electricity disconnected last year
# Energy
# Energy

Here's how many homes had their gas and electricity disconnected last year

May 21st 2014, 5:52 PM 11,728 Views 30 Comments

There has been a decline in disconnection of both gas and electricity, the Commission for Energy Regulation said today.

# cer - Thursday 15 May, 2014

Engage with your energy supplier and you won't be cut off
# Deal
# Deal

Engage with your energy supplier and you won't be cut off

May 15th 2014, 3:21 PM 6,121 Views 16 Comments

That’s the guarantee under a new code of practice providers have signed up to.

# cer - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Over 15,000 gas and electricity customers were cut-off for not paying in 2013
# Bills Bills Bills
# Bills Bills Bills

Over 15,000 gas and electricity customers were cut-off for not paying in 2013

Apr 1st 2014, 10:01 AM 5,687 Views 24 Comments

That’s down significantly on the previous year.

# cer - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Are you a Bord Gáis customer? Expect to see another price increase next month
# Energy Regulator
# Energy Regulator

Are you a Bord Gáis customer? Expect to see another price increase next month

Mar 5th 2014, 5:32 PM 9,986 Views 56 Comments

The company says it expects this to be last adjustment to tariffs of its kind.

# cer - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

Did you switch your energy provider last year? More than 300,000 did
# Sparks Fly
# Sparks Fly

Did you switch your energy provider last year? More than 300,000 did

Jan 28th 2014, 11:00 AM 7,745 Views 27 Comments

Consumers shied away from major electricity suppliers.

# cer - Friday 6 September, 2013

Airtricity to increase gas prices from October, MD says it is "unavoidable"
# Gas Prices
# Gas Prices

Airtricity to increase gas prices from October, MD says it is "unavoidable"

Sep 6th 2013, 2:43 PM 5,145 Views 44 Comments

Those on Airtricity’s cheapest tariff will see gas prices rise by 31 cent a week.

# cer - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:22 PM 7,307 Views 48 Comments

Electric Ireland is to increase the price for residential gas by 2 per cent from the start of October.

# cer - Monday 2 September, 2013

Bord Gáis prices set to rise - again - next month
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Bord Gáis prices set to rise - again - next month

Sep 2nd 2013, 5:25 PM 3,984 Views 69 Comments

Prices are set to rise by 2 per cent – although Bord Gáis had originally asked for an increase of more than 7 per cent…

# cer - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills

Jun 5th 2013, 2:36 PM 7,249 Views 98 Comments

Latest figures show 82 per cent more gas customers were cut off last year, compared to 2011.

# cer - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

More than 5,800 homes lost gas or electricity connection because of non-payment
# Recession
# Recession

More than 5,800 homes lost gas or electricity connection because of non-payment

Mar 6th 2013, 9:30 AM 4,859 Views 37 Comments

The figures were compiled by the Commission for Energy Regulation for the period from July to September 2012.

# cer - Friday 15 February, 2013

Energy usage in Ireland dropped 12 per cent in just three years
# Unplugged
# Unplugged

Energy usage in Ireland dropped 12 per cent in just three years

Feb 15th 2013, 7:45 AM 8,741 Views 36 Comments

Ireland has had the second largest drop in energy consumption in the EU since the financial crisis hit.

# cer - Monday 17 September, 2012

Bad news, consumers: Bord Gáis prices to increase from next month
# Energy
# Energy

Bad news, consumers: Bord Gáis prices to increase from next month

Sep 17th 2012, 5:50 PM 5,734 Views 28 Comments

The move follows similar announcements from Electric Ireland and Airtricity in recent weeks.

# cer - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money

Sep 16th 2012, 12:00 PM 15,098 Views 32 Comments

With price hikes announced by Airtricity, Bord Gáis and Electric Ireland recently. We tell you why your gas and electricity is going up and what you can do to save money. Plus share your tips with us.

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