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#energy costs

# energy-costs - Monday 8 June, 2015

Competition is finally heating up for power and gas customers

Energia has cut its rates only a few days after a new player emerged in the market.

# energy-costs - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Column: Here's where we can make cuts – and savings! – that won’t hurt services, jobs or salaries

Cutting costly emissions from thousands of public buildings would help the environment and save Ireland €200m a year – without requiring a single job loss.

# energy-costs - Friday 31 January, 2014

Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase

After absorbing the price increase for the winter, Bord Gáis Energy is to add around 50 cent a week to bills.

# energy-costs - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Event aims to draw up a 'People's Charter on Renewable Energy'

One of the organisers said the government has “little or no long term, coordinated plans in place and is open to whoever wishes to come in and exploit our resources”.

# energy-costs - Friday 11 October, 2013

French court upholds ban on fracking

France banned the practice in 2011 over the objections of the oil industry.

# energy-costs - Thursday 3 October, 2013

People approaching St Vincent de Paul 'because they cannot afford the basics'

The Society of St Vincent de Paul has highlighted energy costs as particularly burdensome for struggling families.

# energy-costs - 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.

# energy-costs - 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…

# energy-costs - 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.

# energy-costs - Friday 25 May, 2012

Calls to Vincent de Paul have increased by 80 per cent

Around one quarter of people who ask for help are looking for food.