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# 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.

# electricity - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

Man (73) climbs pylon to support dead candidate in France's presidential election

The gentleman was giving his backing to the long-since deceased French statesman Charles de Gaulle.

# electricity - Sunday 31 May, 2015

Irish electricity is still ridiculously expensive...

But why? We pay the third highest tariffs in the EU, behind only Germany and Denmark.

# electricity - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Power isn't quite paying like it used to for ESB

Profits are down at the semi-state, but it’s still delivering a €300 million windfall to the government.

# electricity - 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.

# electricity - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Refugee camps could soon be powered by… PEE

And it’s all thanks to a urinal.

# electricity - Monday 26 January, 2015

Good news for Airtricity customers: Your bills will be lower from April

Dual fuel customers stand to save an average of €58.

# electricity - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Your electricity and gas bills are getting cheaper

Good news, for a change. But just for Bord Gáis Energy customers (Electric Ireland customers have been getting their discount for a while now).

# electricity - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Why aren't our electricity and gas bills coming down?

It’s a matter of ‘when’, not ‘if’, according to the energy regulator.

# electricity - Saturday 3 January, 2015

If your electricity went last should be back by now

Up to 2,000 homes in Limerick have been affected.

# electricity - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Strong winds bring down live cables in Dublin

Dubln Fire Brigade and the ESB urged people not to touch cables if they fall and to get in touch.

# electricity - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Fewer families are having their electricity and gas cut off

In October, just under 700 households were disconnected.

# electricity - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Eirgrid promises to be more 'community-focused'

The semi-state body wants to develop stronger relationships with stakeholders.

# electricity - 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.

# electricity - Thursday 30 October, 2014

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support

Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.

# electricity - Friday 24 October, 2014

Sick of parking costs, the price of fuel and paying at toll gates? - Get an electric car

(But only if you live in Cork, where a new initiative is being rolled out)

# electricity - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month

A typical household will save around €25 per year.

# electricity - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight

The south of the country has been worst affected by poor weather conditions.

# electricity - Sunday 5 October, 2014

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven't gone away

Underground or overground cables? No decision yet, but campaigners haven't gone away

The expert group is not expected to give their opinion until next year.

# electricity - Friday 12 September, 2014

Irish government should 'catch up' with business on energy: Dimplex boss

CEO Sean O’Driscoll says no other business could turn a buck if it ran like the power industry.

# electricity - Friday 29 August, 2014

'Welcome boost' of 46 new jobs for Tipperary and Limerick

The jobs come as part of expansion by electricity company Pinergy.

# electricity - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Extra charge on pay-as-you-go electricity in some shops

St Vincent de Paul has criticised retailers who add on the charge.

# electricity - 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.

# electricity - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin

The fault was first noted just after 3.30am today.

# electricity - Friday 1 August, 2014

An Taisce loses legal challenge to British nuclear power station

The Court of Appeal of England and Wales ruled against the Irish body today over the Hinkley Point power plant project.

# electricity - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge 6 things you should really stop putting off Sponsored By Energia

6 things you should really stop putting off

After you read this article, of course.

# electricity - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

People Over Wind want to launch a legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for the Cullenagh Wind Farm project.

# electricity - Friday 27 June, 2014

Eirgrid identifying underground cable route from Cork to Kildare

Earlier this week, Eirgrid announced the underground route option for the Grid West project.

# electricity - Thursday 26 June, 2014

1 in 5 households are behind in their electricity bills

The survey was carried out by the Commission for Energy Regulation.