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#Electricity

# electricity - Monday 15 October, 2018

European bank to help fund electricity cable linking Ireland and France in light of Brexit

The €1 billion underwater electricity cable linking Ireland and France is expected be finished by 2025/2026.

# electricity - Friday 12 October, 2018

10,000 customers still without power in wake of Storm Callum

ESB Networks said it expects to restore power to the majority of areas by tonight.

# electricity - Friday 5 October, 2018

Regina Doherty has 'absolutely no confidence' North-South interconnector will happen

The minister said Brexit is “the biggest obstacle” facing the proposed energy project.

# electricity - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Government says overground option for North-South interconnector will go ahead as planned

The Minister for Communications confirmed that the interconnector would be constructed even in the event of a hard Brexit.

# electricity - Saturday 29 September, 2018

People warned about dangers of power lines when cutting trees

Contact with overhead electricity wires is extremely dangerous and can be fatal.

# electricity - Thursday 20 September, 2018

Power restored to over 160,000 ESB customers ... but outages remain across the country

People have been warned to stay away from fallen power lines.

# electricity - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Only Sweden is more expensive for EU gas prices than Ireland*

*And we’re top five for electricity too.

# electricity - Monday 2 July, 2018

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices

Panda Power and Pinergy have become the latest Irish energy companies to up their prices.

# electricity - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Electric Ireland customers to see gas and electricity price hikes from next month

The company is increasing its residential electricity prices and residential gas prices from 1 August.

# electricity - Friday 1 June, 2018

Airtricity customers to see price hike of up to €140 per year

The company said the decision to raise prices was made in response to sustained increases in wholesale energy costs on global markets.

# electricity - Thursday 1 March, 2018

Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country

ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.

Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up

Pinergy has extended its friendly hours until Tuesday and Electric Ireland said there are emergency measures if people are stuck.

# electricity - Friday 23 February, 2018

Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin

The fault also caused significant delays to train services.

# electricity - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Controversial electricity pylon plan takes big leap forward but some people aren't happy

The plan would link electricity stations in Meath and Tyrone.

# electricity - Friday 27 October, 2017

Another Irish electricity provider is increasing its prices - the fourth to do so this month

Energia is increasing its household electricity prices by 3.9% from 1 December 2017.

# electricity - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country Status Red This post contains videos

As it happened: The aftermath of Storm Ophelia is being assessed across the country

Here’s what you need to know about power outages, public transport and fallen trees.

# electricity - Monday 16 October, 2017

Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days

ESB is warning some households will be without power for up to 10 days.

# electricity - Friday 6 October, 2017

Yet another Irish electricity provider is increasing its prices

Electric Ireland is increasing its household electricity prices by 4% from 1 February 2018.

# electricity - Monday 2 October, 2017

Irish scientists can now produce electricity from tears

The researchers in UL also found they could generate electricity from a protein found in egg whites and the milk of mammals.

# electricity - Friday 29 September, 2017

SSE Airtricity and Bord Gais Energy to up electricity prices

Three in five Irish households were forced to borrow to meet the costs of essential bills last year, according to a spokesperson for Switcher.ie.

# electricity - 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.

# electricity - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy

A new government consultation wants feedback on how we fund sustainable energy in Ireland.

# electricity - Friday 28 July, 2017

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

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

# electricity - Monday 6 March, 2017

Huge fire in Glasgow brought under control

Some 3,000 homes were without power.

# electricity - Thursday 12 January, 2017

World's first tidal lagoon power station gets government support in Wales

The company behind it says the station would generate electricity for 155,000 homes for the next 120 years.

# electricity - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Controversial plan for hundreds of pylons in rural Ireland has been given the go-ahead

The plan had been widely criticised by people living in the area.

# electricity - Thursday 27 October, 2016

WATCH: How highly-skilled divers and new technology restored electricity to the Aran Islands

An ESB undersea habitat was used to fix a fault in a 10.5 km power cable.

# electricity - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Eurostar trains cancelled after power failure in the Channel Tunnel

Passengers are facing hours-long delays.

# electricity - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

8 words for weather that only exist in Ireland

Repeat after us: Tá an ghrian ag scoilteadh na gcloch…

# electricity - Friday 16 September, 2016

QUIZ: Are You A Saver Or A Spender?

There are two kinds of people in the world.

# electricity - Tuesday 30 August, 2016

Electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper for 650,000 households

This announcement by Bord Gåis Energy marks their third price cut since February 2015.

# electricity - 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.

# electricity - Friday 29 April, 2016

More than 1 million customers to benefit from electricity price cut

Customers are due to save around €58 a year.

# electricity - Monday 22 February, 2016

More than 2,000 ESB customers are without power

Several counties have been hit, with Mayo worst affected.

# electricity - Thursday 7 January, 2016

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight

Over 1,000 homes and businesses are without electricity this morning.

# electricity - Friday 4 December, 2015

7 houses around Ireland that have taken Christmas to a new level

And we love them for it.

# electricity - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Green activists win out in legal battle over Offaly peat-burning power plant

Enironmentalists are over the moon, unions not so much.

# electricity - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Remember the controversial Cork-Kildare power line plan? It’s being scrapped

The Grid Link project had been heavily criticised by anti-pylon protesters.

# electricity - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Electricity and gas bills are going to get cheaper for some people

Bord Gáis Energy has announced a second set of price cuts for this year.

# electricity - Thursday 6 August, 2015

Three due in court over series of ESB cable robberies

To-date this year, 142km of power lines have been stolen.

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