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# commission-for-energy-regulation - Saturday 23 September, 2017

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Thursday 21 September, 2017

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Monday 10 August, 2015

Some businesses to get discount on water charges

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Thursday 6 August, 2015

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Your electricity bills are going to get more expensive in a couple of years

That’s if action isn’t taken, the ESRI has warned.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Those reduced water charges the government promised have been approved

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Monday 3 November, 2014

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Friday 24 October, 2014

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Water bills could be delayed as energy regulator looks at deadline

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

A final decision on water charges is expected later today

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Thursday 14 August, 2014

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

These disconnections relate to the non-payment of bills.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Monday 11 August, 2014

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Saturday 14 June, 2014

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Friday 30 May, 2014

From July, Bord Gáis will no longer have to apply to set their own prices

Price experts say it’s a good thing because it means better competition.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Thursday 15 May, 2014

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

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

That’s down significantly on the previous year.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

We'll find out how much we have to pay for water in August - and some of us could pay less

TDs and Senators have also heard that Irish Water’s has put some 115,000 water meters into the ground, at a rate of around 27,000 a month, so far.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Water charges will be announced ‘in or around August’

The charges are set to begin in October with the first bills due in early 2015 but a pricing structure has yet to be decided.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Monday 9 September, 2013

Rise in Bord Gáis Energy Index for second consecutive month blamed on Syria

The Energy Index increased by four per cent in August as oil and gas prices rose.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Friday 6 September, 2013

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Monday 2 September, 2013

Bord Gáis prices set to rise - again - next month

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Friday 9 August, 2013

Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October

The move would add almost nine euro per month to the average household winter gas bill.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

No water charge prices until at least the end of the year

The first water charge bills will be due in January 2015 but a decision on pricing won’t be taken before a report from the Commission for Energy Regulation.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Friday 21 June, 2013

Confirmed: Troika agrees to delay water charges until 2015

The EU and IMF have agreed to a request from the Irish authorities to delay the first bills from early 2014 to early 2015.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Wednesday 24 April, 2013

You'll be charged for your water from October 2014 (if the Troika agree)

Michael Noonan and Brendan Howlin want Troika approval to start charging from October 2014, with the first bills in 2015.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Saturday 23 March, 2013

Electricity customer accidentally billed for second property for seven years

An official report outlines some of the customer complaints upheld against energy providers last year.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

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

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

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Friday 18 January, 2013

357pc increase in gas disconnections in 15 months – regulator

The Commissioner for Energy Regulation says 2,373 people had gas disconnected between April and June last year.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Monday 24 September, 2012

Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week - here's what you need to know

The aim of the campaign is to make sure that people know its cause, how to prevent it, and how to detect it.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Sunday 16 September, 2012

Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money Cost Of Living This post contains videos

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

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.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Wednesday 5 September, 2012

Role of energy regulator questioned after Bord Gáis price hike

The CER has been condemned for “disregarding” warnings regarding domestic gas prices and instead granting a higher-than-anticipated price increase.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Bord Gáis gas bills to rise by 8.5pc from October

The Commission for Energy Regulation approves an 8.5 per cent increase in Bord Gais Energy’s domestic gas prices.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Number of people having gas and electricity cut off has tripled

Almost 7,000 customers had their gas or electricity disconnected in the first three months of this year.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Bord Gáis planning 7.54 per cent price hike

The energy supplier has asked the regulator for permission to raise prices by 7.54 per cent in October.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Monday 25 June, 2012

Gas prices likely to rise but too early to say by how much - Bord Gáis

The energy supplier was responding to a report in today’s Irish Independent which said consumers could face a 10 per cent price hike in the autumn.

# commission-for-energy-regulation - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Regulator announces €3million fines for fracking safety breaches

Companies engaged in any potential fracking will face stiff penalties including jail if they do not comply with regulations.

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