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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Electricity supply

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# Electricity supply
Eirgrid declares Utilities Commission system a 'failure'
Eirgrid made the comments in a statement released tonight.
Thousands of homes reconnected to the grid, but 44,000 remain without power after Storm Eunice
Some weather warnings remain in effect for Ireland with severe gusts experienced across the country.
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# Power cuts
ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power
Most parts of the country are experiencing strong and gusty winds.
# Power Supply
Major report from Eirgrid says Ireland may have electricity shortages over next five winters
Minister Eamon Ryan said this morning that the government can’t be “absolutely certain” blackouts won’t occur.
Eirgrid points to surge in demand for electricity and a fall in energy sources in new report.
Minister for Environment Eamon Ryan says energy supplies will be "tight" in the coming years.
Commission for Regulation of Utilities suggests lifespan of coal and oil-burning plants may be extended to fix problem.
Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?
# Electricity supply
Rabbitte: ‘I want Eirgrid to do everything it can to secure community acceptance’
There have been protests recently opposing EirGrid’s plans to upgrade the transmission network though overhead pylons.
# Unplugged
Forty homes a day lose electricity supply over unpaid bills
The rate of disconnections increased significantly compared to 2010, new figures from the energy regulator show.