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#Energy prices

# energy-prices - 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-prices - Monday 16 March, 2015

Energy companies will need to start finding more oil soon

If prices aren’t going to start shooting up again, that is.

# energy-prices - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Bord Gáis Energy's new owner has taken a big hit because of warm weather

Centrica blamed a fall in profit on much lower gas and power consumption.

# energy-prices - Monday 16 February, 2015

Enjoy the cheap petrol while you can because oil prices have probably bottomed out

Here’s why the price of the commodity is heading up again…

# energy-prices - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

This billion-dollar oil company founded in Carlow just posted its first loss in 15 years

The low oil price is not good news for exploration firms.

# energy-prices - Friday 17 October, 2014

# energy-prices - Monday 13 October, 2014

Ireland's heating bills this winter depend on what happens between Putin and Ukraine

Costs could spike if the trouble continues in eastern Europe.

# energy-prices - Monday 7 July, 2014

The conflict in Iraq could drive oil prices to record highs

The situation in Iraq could drive prices above the previous peak recorded in 2008.

# energy-prices - Monday 12 May, 2014

The Ukraine crisis isn't hitting Irish energy bills yet, but here's how it might.

The Bord Gais energy index is down five per cent, but risks to the price of gas still remain.

# energy-prices - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

Gas and electricity prices increase from today

Gas customers of Bord Gáis, ESB Electric Ireland and Airtricity will see higher prices in their next bill.

# energy-prices - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Interview: Stories like the 'corn flakes family' are true - SVP president

The national president of Ireland’s largest voluntary, charitable organisation tells about the increase in demand for services and the rebirth of Ireland’s community spirit. Listen to the full interview…

# energy-prices - Sunday 16 September, 2012

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Explainer: Why energy prices are rising and what you can do to save money

With price hikes announced by Airtricity, Bord Gáis and Electric Ireland recently. We tell you why your gas and electricity is going up and what you can do to save money. Plus share your tips with us.

# energy-prices - Friday 14 September, 2012

Airtricity announces rise in gas and electricity prices

Customers face an increase in the cost of their gas and electricity from the middle of next month, the company said today.

# energy-prices - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Bord Gais Energy may have spent up to €300,000 on luxury office chairs

The energy provider says it was given a good price for its new office furniture, after putting them out to tender across the EU.

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Bord Gais buys hundreds of deluxe office chairs – weeks after watchdog allows price hikes

These Herman Hiller Aeron chairs cost hundreds of euro each – and Bord Gais has taken delivery of 380 of them.

# energy-prices - Wednesday 17 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things to know this morning…

# energy-prices - Saturday 16 July, 2011

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The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

# energy-prices - Thursday 14 July, 2011

Bord Gáis confirms 12 per cent price hike on electricity

The company insisted it has “done its utmost” to limit the increase, but admitted gas price rises are also on the way.

# energy-prices - Monday 11 July, 2011

Bord Gáis to announce large hikes in electricity and gas prices

The increases will push average household bills up by more than €300 a year, according to reports.