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Dublin: 25°C Wednesday 10 August 2022

#Gas

# gas - 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

Mon 2:16 PM 16,959 Views 42 Comments

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

# gas - Wednesday 20 July, 2022

EU asks member states to cut gas use by 15% over winter to avoid Russian 'blackmail'
# Europe
# Europe

EU asks member states to cut gas use by 15% over winter to avoid Russian 'blackmail'

Jul 20th 2022, 1:11 PM 20,403 Views 53 Comments

The Taoiseach has said Ireland is not overly reliant on Russian gas but rising cost due to a shortage may be a factor here.

# gas - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Germany raises gas alert level after Russia cuts supply
# Gaspolitik
# Gaspolitik

Germany raises gas alert level after Russia cuts supply

Jun 23rd 2022, 4:59 PM 19,513 Views 5 Comments

Russia has denied that the decrease in supply was a political move.

# gas - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

Varadkar says Ireland has contingency plans if fuel rationing comes into effect
# Russia
# Russia

Varadkar says Ireland has contingency plans if fuel rationing comes into effect

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:16 AM 27,734 Views 41 Comments

However, the Tánaiste said he doesn’t think the plans will need to be implemented.

# gas - Wednesday 18 May, 2022

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy
# Energy Shift
# Energy Shift

EU proposes 300 billion-euro roadmap to ditch Russian energy

May 18th 2022, 4:14 PM 20,961 Views 13 Comments

The investment initiative is meant to help the bloc start weaning itself off Russian fossil fuels this year.

# gas - Friday 13 May, 2022

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Russia to cut electricity to Finland as tensions rise over Nato bid

Updated May 13th 2022, 5:59 PM 63,275 Views 24 Comments
  • Sergei Lavrov has accused the EU of transforming from a "constructive, economic platform" into an "aggressive, militant player"
  • Kyiv has admitted it is unlikely to become a Nato member - but has forged ahead with an application to join the EU
  • Russian forces have been accused of committing atrocities - including the killing of unarmed civilians, torture and rape

# gas - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

Europe must 'turn off tap of money' going to Russia for oil and gas, Eamon Ryan says
# Ukraine
# Ukraine

Europe must 'turn off tap of money' going to Russia for oil and gas, Eamon Ryan says

Updated May 3rd 2022, 9:40 AM 27,549 Views 57 Comments

The European Commission is proposing a new package of sanctions to punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine.

# gas - Sunday 10 April, 2022

EU to discuss sixth round of sanctions on Russia
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

EU to discuss sixth round of sanctions on Russia

Apr 10th 2022, 5:30 PM 13,438 Views 12 Comments

The fifth round of sanctions, imposed since Friday, include a ban on Russian coal imports into the EU.

# gas - Thursday 31 March, 2022

Putin warns 'unfriendly countries', including EU nations, need ruble accounts to get gas
# Gas
# Gas

Putin warns 'unfriendly countries', including EU nations, need ruble accounts to get gas

Mar 31st 2022, 6:22 PM 46,251 Views 90 Comments

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said Western countries will continue paying for Russian gas in euros/dollars.

# gas - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Electric Ireland to raise electricity and gas prices by over 20% from start of May
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Electric Ireland to raise electricity and gas prices by over 20% from start of May

Mar 30th 2022, 12:58 PM 41,593 Views 78 Comments

Electric Ireland is the latest energy provider to announce a price hike.

# gas - Friday 25 March, 2022

Energia: Average electricity and gas bills to increase by 15% from next month
# Price Hikes
# Price Hikes

Energia: Average electricity and gas bills to increase by 15% from next month

Mar 25th 2022, 12:31 PM 14,817 Views 27 Comments

The price hikes are effective from 25 April.

# gas - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

Gas demand up 10% in January
# Increase
# Increase

Gas demand up 10% in January

Feb 22nd 2022, 10:34 AM 10,133 Views 14 Comments

January saw demand for gas up across all sectors.

# gas - Monday 7 February, 2022

Measures to tackle cost of living will 'cushion the blow', says Taoiseach
# Energy Costs
# Energy Costs

Measures to tackle cost of living will 'cushion the blow', says Taoiseach

Feb 7th 2022, 2:34 PM 18,817 Views 53 Comments

An increase in the €100 electricity credit is widely expected.

# gas - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Ukraine tensions likely to put more pressure on Irish gas and energy prices, experts say
# Power
# Power

Ukraine tensions likely to put more pressure on Irish gas and energy prices, experts say

Jan 27th 2022, 6:30 AM 12,827 Views 22 Comments

Sanctions on Russia – or an invasion of Ukraine – could interrupt gas supply to Europe.

# gas - Saturday 1 January, 2022

EU proposes 'green' label for nuclear power and natural gas
# European Union
# European Union

EU proposes 'green' label for nuclear power and natural gas

Updated Jan 1st 2022, 7:35 PM 32,275 Views 69 Comments

If a majority of member states back the proposal, it will become EU law, coming into effect from 2023.

# gas - Tuesday 26 October, 2021

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries that opposed plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas
# Price Crunch
# Price Crunch

Energy crisis: Ireland among 11 countries that opposed plan for EU countries to jointly buy gas

Oct 26th 2021, 10:57 AM 28,269 Views 38 Comments

Ireland, Germany, Austria and Denmark are among those that opposed an energy proposal submitted by France and Spain.

# gas - Tuesday 12 October, 2021

Employees working at home will be allowed claim back 30% of their energy bills against tax
# Energy Bills
# Energy Bills

Employees working at home will be allowed claim back 30% of their energy bills against tax

Oct 12th 2021, 2:50 PM 25,156 Views 38 Comments

Currently those working at home can only claim 10% against their gas and electricity bills.

# gas - Friday 1 October, 2021

Electric Ireland raises gas and electricity prices for second time in four months
# Electric Shock
# Electric Shock

Electric Ireland raises gas and electricity prices for second time in four months

Oct 1st 2021, 12:55 PM 33,505 Views 80 Comments

Households supplied by Electric Ireland will see their electricity bill increase by 9.3% next month.

# gas - Thursday 1 July, 2021

Ryan: 'No country serious about climate change can invest in gas terminals'
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Ryan: 'No country serious about climate change can invest in gas terminals'

Jul 1st 2021, 5:35 PM 16,702 Views 57 Comments

He made the statement when questioned on the use of liquified natural gas terminals in Ireland today.

# gas - Monday 24 May, 2021

Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study

Fracking not compatible with human rights law, says Irish study

May 24th 2021, 8:15 PM 11,531 Views 1 Comment

A new report from NUIG’s Centre for Human Rights calls on the State to use its weight at the UN to push for a global ban on fracking.

# gas - Wednesday 12 May, 2021

Moratorium on electricity and gas disconnections to be lifted on 1 June
# Moratorium
# Moratorium

Moratorium on electricity and gas disconnections to be lifted on 1 June

May 12th 2021, 4:17 PM 8,463 Views 9 Comments

The moratorium was put in place to help customers for the duration of the Covid-19 restrictions.

# gas - Monday 14 September, 2020

Detection of phosphine in Venus’ clouds ‘indicates potential for life’
# Phone Home
# Phone Home

Detection of phosphine in Venus’ clouds ‘indicates potential for life’

Sep 14th 2020, 4:30 PM 23,914 Views 35 Comments

The gas has been detected in the atmosphere of Venus, suggesting the planet could host unknown photochemical or geochemical processes.

# gas - Monday 6 January, 2020

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today
# Climate Action Plan
# Climate Action Plan

Draft law that aims to ban the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2030 published today

Jan 6th 2020, 6:00 AM 20,878 Views 147 Comments

Minister Richard Bruton says today is a ‘hugely important step’ in underpinning measures of the Climate Action Plan.

# gas - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Taoiseach unsure if ban on foreign fracked gas would breach international trade law
# Cork Harbour
# Cork Harbour

Taoiseach unsure if ban on foreign fracked gas would breach international trade law

Nov 27th 2019, 3:54 PM 6,513 Views 16 Comments

Concerns have been raised about imported fracked gas being brought in to Ireland through the Port of Cork.

# gas - Friday 15 November, 2019

The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed
# Climate Action
# Climate Action

The security and sustainability of Ireland's energy is set to be reviewed

Nov 15th 2019, 6:45 AM 9,088 Views 39 Comments

Ireland will be aiming to generate 70% of its electricity through renewable methods, Minister Bruton said.

# gas - Wednesday 6 November, 2019

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans
# OIL PRICE
# OIL PRICE

Money from drivers paying 2c levy on petrol will soon be used for government climate action plans

Nov 6th 2019, 7:00 AM 11,051 Views 49 Comments

The levy has been paid on petrol, oil and diesel since 1996.

# gas - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Fracking halted in England over earthquake fears, UK government announces
# Fracking
# Fracking

Fracking halted in England over earthquake fears, UK government announces

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:21 PM 17,872 Views 25 Comments

The UK government’s new stance on the issue follows that of both Labour and Liberal Democrats.

# gas - Friday 1 November, 2019

'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach
# IRELAND'S ENERGY
# IRELAND'S ENERGY

'It's already the case that fracked gas is coming into Ireland from the UK' says Taoiseach

Nov 1st 2019, 6:05 AM 12,783 Views 39 Comments

Varadkar said Ireland’s first LNG terminal in the Shannon estuary in north Kerry could be the answer to Ireland’s energy security.

# gas - Thursday 25 July, 2019

Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year
# Climate Emergency Bill
# Climate Emergency Bill

Eamon Ryan says he'll 'eat his hat' if new licences for gas exploration aren't stopped within a year

Jul 25th 2019, 7:20 AM 10,605 Views 61 Comments

He said new licences would not be countenanced in any future negotiations on a programme for government.

# gas - Wednesday 27 February, 2019

Electric Ireland announces 4% price increase on gas and electricity from April
# Price Hike
# Price Hike

Electric Ireland announces 4% price increase on gas and electricity from April

Feb 27th 2019, 1:30 PM 17,904 Views 40 Comments

It is the second time the company has raised its prices in the last year.

# gas - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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

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

Aug 7th 2018, 9:58 PM 17,037 Views 72 Comments

*And we’re top five for electricity too.

# gas - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Plans for new plant in Laois to turn brown bin waste into renewable gas
# Food Waste
# Food Waste

Plans for new plant in Laois to turn brown bin waste into renewable gas

Jul 29th 2018, 8:30 AM 17,953 Views 35 Comments

This gas will be injected into the national grid for supply through the existing gas network to homes and commercial businesses.

# gas - Thursday 26 July, 2018

Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda
# Gas Leak
# Gas Leak

Houses evacuated after gas leak in Drogheda

Jul 26th 2018, 9:30 PM 12,769 Views 1 Comment

Traffic diversions are in place.

# gas - Monday 2 July, 2018

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices
# Not Gas
# Not Gas

Two Irish energy companies have just raised their prices

Jul 2nd 2018, 7:46 PM 24,404 Views 52 Comments

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

# gas - Thursday 28 June, 2018

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad
# Danny Bible
# Danny Bible

'It hurts' - Texas executes 'ice pick killer', denies him last-minute appeal to face firing squad

Jun 28th 2018, 7:29 AM 43,304 Views 81 Comments

Danny Bible had murdered at least four people over a span of two decades.

# gas - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 27th 2018, 4:08 PM 14,819 Views 31 Comments

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

# gas - Friday 1 June, 2018

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

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

Jun 1st 2018, 1:56 PM 15,778 Views 52 Comments

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

# gas - Thursday 8 February, 2018

People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer
# Toxic
# Toxic

People living in areas of high radon exposure at higher risk of lung cancer

Feb 8th 2018, 9:24 AM 23,392 Views 21 Comments

The ESRI has linked cancer figures with geographical data on radon gas.

# gas - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Gas leak in London's West End causes 2am evacuation from hotel and nightclub
# Charing Cross
# Charing Cross

Gas leak in London's West End causes 2am evacuation from hotel and nightclub

Jan 23rd 2018, 8:42 AM 7,020 Views 5 Comments

Almost 1,500 people were taken to safety.

# gas - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'
# Antwerp
# Antwerp

At least two dead and over a dozen injured in Belgium 'gas explosion'

Jan 16th 2018, 9:25 AM 11,437 Views 8 Comments

The incident happened last night.

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