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#Energy Crisis

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

Plans lodged for back-up gas generators in north Dublin
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Plans lodged for back-up gas generators in north Dublin

Tue 7:53 PM 18,747 Views 15 Comments

The site will generate enough electricity to power 236,000 homes for a year.

# energy-crisis - Monday 19 September, 2022

The Christmas lights in Dublin will be turned off earlier each night this year
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

The Christmas lights in Dublin will be turned off earlier each night this year

Mon 3:25 PM 19,664 Views 12 Comments

Eamon Ryan said earlier this month that local authorities were looking at the issue of Christmas lights this winter.

# energy-crisis - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Louvre and Versailles to turn off lights earlier in symbolic energy savings push
# France
# France

Louvre and Versailles to turn off lights earlier in symbolic energy savings push

Sep 17th 2022, 1:49 PM 8,160 Views 2 Comments

The Louvre Pyramid will go dark at 11pm instead of 1am to remind the public of the energy crisis sparked by the war in Ukraine.

Explainer: How can energy profits and wholesale prices both be on the rise?
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Explainer: How can energy profits and wholesale prices both be on the rise?

Sep 17th 2022, 9:00 AM 21,747 Views 47 Comments

ESB is the latest energy company to announce a large after-tax profit.

# energy-crisis - Friday 16 September, 2022

Taoiseach says 'much higher' ESB dividend to be taken as after-tax profits hit €390 million
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Taoiseach says 'much higher' ESB dividend to be taken as after-tax profits hit €390 million

Updated Sep 16th 2022, 6:45 PM 49,417 Views 99 Comments

The company recorded a jump from €128 million in the first half of 2021 to €390 million in the same period this year.

# energy-crisis - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Windfall tax will be backdated but it's unclear how much money levy will raise, say leaders
# Budget 2023
# Budget 2023

Windfall tax will be backdated but it's unclear how much money levy will raise, say leaders

Sep 15th 2022, 3:09 PM 17,278 Views 16 Comments

The Taoiseach says it is still unclear how much money the levy will raise.

# energy-crisis - Wednesday 14 September, 2022

EU plans 'comprehensive reform' of electricity market as MEPs back higher renewables target
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

EU plans 'comprehensive reform' of electricity market as MEPs back higher renewables target

Updated Sep 14th 2022, 2:34 PM 25,337 Views 22 Comments

European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen said ‘Russia keeps on actively manipulating our energy market’.

# energy-crisis - Monday 12 September, 2022

'It shouldn't have been a surprise': How policy choices brought Ireland's energy to the brink
# Sowed And Reaped
# Sowed And Reaped

'It shouldn't have been a surprise': How policy choices brought Ireland's energy to the brink

Sep 12th 2022, 12:05 AM 30,642 Views 42 Comments

Experts explain how decisions made in years gone by have led us to our current position of facing down a bleak winter, even without the war in Ukraine.

# energy-crisis - Saturday 10 September, 2022

Most energy suppliers are still not paying households for solar power despite August promise
# Solar Setback
# Solar Setback

Most energy suppliers are still not paying households for solar power despite August promise

Sep 10th 2022, 12:05 AM 36,167 Views 35 Comments
  • Microgenerators are supposed to be able to sell back any surplus power they produce to their energy supplier.
  • Only one supplier could confirm that it started to pay microgenerators before 31 August in line with an assurance by the national energy regulator.
  • At least eight had not yet commenced payment, Lauren Boland reports.

# energy-crisis - Thursday 8 September, 2022

Liz Truss to cap household energy bills at £2,500 and lift fracking ban
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Liz Truss to cap household energy bills at £2,500 and lift fracking ban

Updated Sep 8th 2022, 1:26 PM 32,011 Views 46 Comments

Reports suggest the plan could cost up to £150 billion, surpassing Britain’s Covid-era furlough jobs support scheme.

# energy-crisis - Wednesday 7 September, 2022

People Before Profit call for 'radical measures' to tackle sky-high energy prices
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

People Before Profit call for 'radical measures' to tackle sky-high energy prices

Sep 7th 2022, 3:20 PM 12,346 Views 33 Comments

TD Richard Boyd Barrett called for an energy price cap to be implemented by the Government.

Price hikes: Energia to increase electricity prices by 29% and gas by 39%
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Price hikes: Energia to increase electricity prices by 29% and gas by 39%

Sep 7th 2022, 3:18 PM 30,817 Views 41 Comments

Dual fuel customers will face a rise of 33%.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 6 September, 2022

Use of street Christmas lights being considered by local councils amidst energy crisis, says Ryan
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Use of street Christmas lights being considered by local councils amidst energy crisis, says Ryan

Updated Sep 6th 2022, 10:22 PM 45,959 Views 76 Comments

The energy minister said there’s no guarantees that power blackouts can be avoided this winter.

Top climate panel tells government how to weather energy crisis
# Take It By Storm
# Take It By Storm

Top climate panel tells government how to weather energy crisis

Sep 6th 2022, 12:05 AM 26,857 Views 51 Comments
  • The Climate Change Advisory Council says crucial actions to combat the climate crisis are not happening quickly enough.
  • In its annual report, it tells the government how to power through the current energy crisis, Lauren Boland reports.

# energy-crisis - Monday 5 September, 2022

Could a decision NOT to turn back the clocks save on energy bills this winter?
# Daylight Savings
# Daylight Savings

Could a decision NOT to turn back the clocks save on energy bills this winter?

Sep 5th 2022, 5:00 PM 33,111 Views 44 Comments

Experts have conflicting opinions on whether the move would be good for Ireland.

European stocks and euro tumble as Russia fuels energy crisis
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

European stocks and euro tumble as Russia fuels energy crisis

Sep 5th 2022, 3:12 PM 28,289 Views 39 Comments

Investors are fearful of an energy supply crunch during the peak-demandin winter.

# energy-crisis - Sunday 4 September, 2022

'I cry a lot now trying to figure out what to do': Your stories of coping with soaring energy bills
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'I cry a lot now trying to figure out what to do': Your stories of coping with soaring energy bills

Sep 4th 2022, 12:05 AM 38,981 Views 71 Comments
  • The Journal asked readers to reach out with their stories about the continuing impact of rising energy prices.
  • Electric Ireland, SSE Airtricity and Bord Gáis have all hiked their prices in recent days.
  • Speculation on what the Government will do to tackle the energy crisis has continued ahead of the Budget.

# energy-crisis - Thursday 1 September, 2022

Are you struggling with the rising cost of energy? We want to hear your stories
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

Are you struggling with the rising cost of energy? We want to hear your stories

Sep 1st 2022, 5:08 PM 25,318 Views 36 Comments

The cost of electricity and gas is set to continue to rise into the winter.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 30 August, 2022

Risk of electricity blackouts in Ireland ‘slightly worse’ than last winter, committee hears
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Risk of electricity blackouts in Ireland ‘slightly worse’ than last winter, committee hears

Updated Aug 30th 2022, 3:45 PM 41,341 Views 65 Comments

Eamon Ryan is appearing before the Committee this afternoon alongside Eirgrid and the Commission for Regulation of Utilities.

# energy-crisis - Monday 29 August, 2022

Taoiseach and senior ministers discuss energy security and price issues
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Taoiseach and senior ministers discuss energy security and price issues

Aug 29th 2022, 10:58 PM 14,009 Views 38 Comments

Government coalition members attended the meeting on tonight to consider ways to reduce soaring energy costs.

# energy-crisis - Sunday 28 August, 2022

'Enough is enough': Cowen says those responsible for energy crisis must be held accountable
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

'Enough is enough': Cowen says those responsible for energy crisis must be held accountable

Aug 28th 2022, 7:30 AM 51,565 Views 77 Comments

The Department, EirGrid and CRU are ‘all asleep at the wheel’, the Fianna Fáil TD told The Journal.

# energy-crisis - Thursday 25 August, 2022

Ireland could be 'almost 100% dependent' on UK for gas supplies by 2026
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Ireland could be 'almost 100% dependent' on UK for gas supplies by 2026

Aug 25th 2022, 9:04 AM 20,160 Views 56 Comments

The warning was made at a June meeting of Energy Security Emergency Group.

# energy-crisis - Monday 22 August, 2022

Taoiseach affirms growing energy demand as electricity cost rises 86%
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Taoiseach affirms growing energy demand as electricity cost rises 86%

Updated Aug 22nd 2022, 9:14 PM 47,331 Views 72 Comments

New figures from the CSO also showed increases in food and construction prices.

# energy-crisis - Monday 8 August, 2022

Detached houses use 82% more gas for heating than apartments, CSO finds
# Energy Use
# Energy Use

Detached houses use 82% more gas for heating than apartments, CSO finds

Aug 8th 2022, 2:16 PM 17,291 Views 42 Comments

The report found that homes with better energy ratings consume more gas than lower-rated dwellings.

# energy-crisis - Thursday 4 August, 2022

Taoiseach says Government will consider windfall tax on energy companies in Budget
# One Off Tax
# One Off Tax

Taoiseach says Government will consider windfall tax on energy companies in Budget

Aug 4th 2022, 10:00 PM 24,244 Views 42 Comments

Energy prices have soared for households in recent months.

Poll: Should the government introduce a windfall tax on energy companies?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the government introduce a windfall tax on energy companies?

Aug 4th 2022, 10:55 AM 30,543 Views 71 Comments

The UN chief has accused oil and gas companies of making “excessive” profits from this crisis.

# energy-crisis - Sunday 24 July, 2022

Watchdog warns of 'acute' risk to security of power supply in Ireland
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Watchdog warns of 'acute' risk to security of power supply in Ireland

Jul 24th 2022, 2:15 PM 28,591 Views 37 Comments

The CRU’s latest risk register warned of the potential for significant outages.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Pearse Doherty: Workers and families facing the cost of living crisis need an emergency budget
# Inflation
# Inflation

Pearse Doherty: Workers and families facing the cost of living crisis need an emergency budget

Jun 28th 2022, 11:12 AM 19,905 Views 108 Comments

The Sinn Féin deputy says now is the time for emergency measures to tackle rising inflation.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

Warnings issued over possible EU energy rationing as concerns raised over backsliding to coal
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Warnings issued over possible EU energy rationing as concerns raised over backsliding to coal

Updated Jun 21st 2022, 5:13 PM 25,232 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s EU Commissioner Mairead McGuinness said that energy rationing could “be a reality”.

# energy-crisis - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Despite prices falling at the pump, annual Irish consumer price inflation hit 7% in April — a 22-year high
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Despite prices falling at the pump, annual Irish consumer price inflation hit 7% in April — a 22-year high

May 12th 2022, 11:42 AM 10,479 Views 26 Comments

Consumer price inflation has now been rising at an annual pace of 5% or more since October 2022.

# energy-crisis - Saturday 30 April, 2022

After Moscow follows through on gas cut threat, 'all bets are off' on Europe's Russian supply
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

After Moscow follows through on gas cut threat, 'all bets are off' on Europe's Russian supply

Apr 30th 2022, 12:05 AM 39,702 Views 24 Comments
  • Russia may have 'crossed the Rubicon' by halting gas flows to Poland and Bulgaria this week, experts say.
  • The move by Gazprom throws into question assumptions about Russia's unwillingness to retaliate using its energy exports.
  • Ireland imports no gas directly from Russia but a loss of Russian supply to Europe could further push up global prices.

# energy-crisis - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

New energy security plan outlines how Ireland will offset prices and 'potential shocks'
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

New energy security plan outlines how Ireland will offset prices and 'potential shocks'

Apr 13th 2022, 12:56 PM 14,423 Views 38 Comments

Reduced VAT, extra fuel allowance, and €20 million towards solar panels for households with medical equipment are among the new measures.

# energy-crisis - Friday 1 April, 2022

SSE Airtricity to increase electricity by 24% and gas by over 32% from May
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

SSE Airtricity to increase electricity by 24% and gas by over 32% from May

Apr 1st 2022, 1:26 PM 32,302 Views 72 Comments

SSE Airtricity has followed multiple other energy providers in raising prices.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 15 March, 2022

Energy prices: Government moving to ease financial pressure but 'won't be able to do it all'
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

Energy prices: Government moving to ease financial pressure but 'won't be able to do it all'

Mar 15th 2022, 5:02 PM 14,060 Views 10 Comments

Martin said he expects the European Commission to suggest alternative cost-cutting measures by the end of the month.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Energy prices: Taoiseach says 'sanctions will have impacts... there's no getting away from it'
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Energy prices: Taoiseach says 'sanctions will have impacts... there's no getting away from it'

Feb 22nd 2022, 2:54 PM 16,581 Views 48 Comments

Taoiseach has ruled out further energy credits and a delay on the carbon tax.

# energy-crisis - Saturday 8 January, 2022

Kosovo seizes hundreds of cryptocurrency mining devices
# Cryptocurrency
# Cryptocurrency

Kosovo seizes hundreds of cryptocurrency mining devices

Jan 8th 2022, 7:36 PM 46,311 Views 68 Comments

Police “confiscated 272 different anti-miner devices used for the production of Bitcoin”, a statement said.

# energy-crisis - Sunday 7 November, 2021

ESB assures staff it had no hand in 'orchestrated' energy crisis, following TD's Dáil claims
# Dáil Claims
# Dáil Claims

ESB assures staff it had no hand in 'orchestrated' energy crisis, following TD's Dáil claims

Nov 7th 2021, 12:09 PM 26,525 Views 0 Comments

Fianna Fáil TD Barry Cowen alleged in the Dáil that EirGrid made a €10 million initial payment to the semi-State firm on a €110 million contract.

# energy-crisis - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Jennifer Whitmore: In an energy crisis, why is our government still committed to data centres?
# No Clear Plan
# No Clear Plan

Jennifer Whitmore: In an energy crisis, why is our government still committed to data centres?

Updated Sep 28th 2021, 1:53 PM 28,026 Views 119 Comments

The Social Democrats TD says we must pause development of data centres until we know if our energy infrastructure can cope with them.

# energy-crisis - Sunday 26 September, 2021

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?
# Energy Crisis
# Energy Crisis

Supply and demand: What's behind the surge in Irish and European energy prices this year?

Sep 26th 2021, 12:05 AM 33,320 Views 45 Comments
  • Demand for gas and electricity has surged this year as economies reopened and businesses ramped back up.
  • European benchmark gas prices have tripled as a result.
  • The problems have been exacerbated in Ireland by the temporary closure of two gas-fired power stations.

# energy-crisis - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?
# Zap
# Zap

Quiz: How much do you know about electricity?

Sep 25th 2021, 10:00 PM 43,313 Views 21 Comments

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