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More than 100 homes are without electricity this morning
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More than 100 homes are without electricity this morning

Oct 3rd 2013, 10:22 AM 7,971 Views 11 Comments

Bad weather knocked out electricity supply to more than 800 homes.

Gas and electricity prices increase from today
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Gas and electricity prices increase from today

Oct 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 7,942 Views 84 Comments

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

1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid
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1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid

Sep 24th 2013, 6:45 AM 10,147 Views 90 Comments

Plus here’s how much money people are spending on bills on average every month.

Airtricity to increase gas prices from October, MD says it is "unavoidable"
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Airtricity to increase gas prices from October, MD says it is "unavoidable"

Sep 6th 2013, 2:43 PM 5,146 Views 44 Comments

Those on Airtricity’s cheapest tariff will see gas prices rise by 31 cent a week.

Eirgrid propose routes for €500mn Leinster-Munster high-voltage power line
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Eirgrid propose routes for €500mn Leinster-Munster high-voltage power line

Sep 3rd 2013, 12:34 PM 11,142 Views 27 Comments

The project is at an early stage and Eirgrid say they do not expect to submit an application to An Bord Pleanála for planning approval before 2015.

ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire
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ESB investigating cause of dramatic-looking electrical fire

Aug 23rd 2013, 4:30 PM 15,033 Views 23 Comments

No-one was hurt in the incident, which lasted about half an hour last night. Fifteen ESB customers were left without power overnight

ESB: Keep kids away from disused buildings and from climbing pylons
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ESB: Keep kids away from disused buildings and from climbing pylons

Jul 22nd 2013, 8:30 PM 5,491 Views 36 Comments

ESB has a number of safety tips and advice for people out enjoying the outdoors over the summer.

Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8
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Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8

Jun 11th 2013, 6:49 PM 7,404 Views 11 Comments

21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills
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21,000 had gas or electricity cut for not paying bills

Jun 5th 2013, 2:36 PM 7,252 Views 98 Comments

Latest figures show 82 per cent more gas customers were cut off last year, compared to 2011.

Power surge: Ireland's electricity prices rise by more than EU average
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Power surge: Ireland's electricity prices rise by more than EU average

May 27th 2013, 6:15 PM 9,889 Views 60 Comments

Ireland’s power prices rose 10 per cent last year – among the highest increases anywhere in the European Union.

Clumsy crane operator knocks out electricity in a third of Vietnam
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Clumsy crane operator knocks out electricity in a third of Vietnam

May 23rd 2013, 10:04 PM 16,527 Views 38 Comments

An operator knocked down a tree – which cut the main high-voltage line between the north and south of the country.

Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses
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Gas from a dump in Kildare to become electricity for 14,000 houses

Apr 26th 2013, 1:23 PM 14,639 Views 50 Comments

Bord na Móna is building a landfill gas power plant at the Drehid facility near Allenwood, with production beginning next year.

Bord Gáis says 100,000 customers have agreed repayment plans
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Bord Gáis says 100,000 customers have agreed repayment plans

Apr 17th 2013, 7:10 PM 8,141 Views 24 Comments

The energy company released its annual report today which showed that 62,000 pay-as-you-go meters are now installed in Irish homes.

Airtricity’s parent company fined €12.5 million for misleading customers
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Airtricity’s parent company fined €12.5 million for misleading customers

Apr 3rd 2013, 3:32 PM 12,752 Views 50 Comments

The fine was imposed after customers in the UK were given misleading information which made the company appear cheaper than competitors.

Helicopters used to dispatch crews as 900 homes in North still without power
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Helicopters used to dispatch crews as 900 homes in North still without power

Mar 25th 2013, 10:36 AM 5,826 Views 5 Comments

Customers in rural and exposed areas are still without power following the heavy snowfall in the North last week.

Northern Ireland still faces blackouts as weather warning persists in Republic
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Northern Ireland still faces blackouts as weather warning persists in Republic

Mar 23rd 2013, 10:07 AM 9,085 Views 3 Comments

A ‘Status Yellow’ warning is issued for parts of the Republic as 35,000 homes in the North remain without electricity.

Floods, power cuts, traffic jams: rain wreaks havoc
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Floods, power cuts, traffic jams: rain wreaks havoc

Mar 22nd 2013, 1:39 PM 30,396 Views 74 Comments

A Waterford station has seen a record 63mm of rain fall in the past 36 hours.

More than 5,800 homes lost gas or electricity connection because of non-payment
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More than 5,800 homes lost gas or electricity connection because of non-payment

Mar 6th 2013, 9:30 AM 4,860 Views 37 Comments

The figures were compiled by the Commission for Energy Regulation for the period from July to September 2012.

Poll: Have you tried to reduce your energy usage?
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Poll: Have you tried to reduce your energy usage?

Feb 15th 2013, 11:05 AM 8,238 Views 81 Comments

Are you energy conscious? If so, why?

Energy usage in Ireland dropped 12 per cent in just three years
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Energy usage in Ireland dropped 12 per cent in just three years

Feb 15th 2013, 7:45 AM 8,750 Views 36 Comments

Ireland has had the second largest drop in energy consumption in the EU since the financial crisis hit.

Thousands without power due to high winds
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Thousands without power due to high winds

Jan 31st 2013, 8:02 AM 9,560 Views 20 Comments

Fallen trees are also blocking a number of roads. The wind will continue for much of today, so drivers are warned to take care.

Poll: Do you welcome the announcement of plans to export wind energy to Britain?
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Poll: Do you welcome the announcement of plans to export wind energy to Britain?

Jan 24th 2013, 9:44 AM 12,083 Views 174 Comments

Up to 30,000 jobs could be created under new plans but they could lead to hundreds of wind turbines being built in the midlands. Do you welcome the plans?

Hundreds of homes without power after wicked winds
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Hundreds of homes without power after wicked winds

Dec 23rd 2012, 7:43 AM 12,559 Views 25 Comments

Properties in Dublin, Galway, Longford, Waterford, Clare and Limerick have been affected.

European Investment Bank provides €155m loan to Bord Gáis for wind farms
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European Investment Bank provides €155m loan to Bord Gáis for wind farms

Nov 28th 2012, 4:43 PM 5,092 Views 50 Comments

It is expected that the new expansion programme will increase the operational wind capacity of Bord Gáis by more than 50 per cent.

Venice flooded as 200 evacuated in Tuscany
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Venice flooded as 200 evacuated in Tuscany

Nov 11th 2012, 6:33 PM 17,459 Views 24 Comments

Floodwaters led to the evacuations after bad weather hit northern Italy this weekend.

New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks
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New York schools to reopen - but freezing weather brings new risks

Nov 5th 2012, 8:22 AM 5,220 Views 5 Comments

Tens of thousands of people whose homes were destroyed or damaged by superstorm Sandy now need to find somewhere to live – and temperatures are plunging dramatically.

Two power outages in Dublin this morning
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Two power outages in Dublin this morning

Oct 31st 2012, 10:21 AM 15,954 Views 30 Comments

Plus, did you know you can check if there is a power outage in your area by using a new ESB app?

East West Interconnector causing phone line interference
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East West Interconnector causing phone line interference

Oct 24th 2012, 9:43 AM 5,993 Views 9 Comments

Eirgrid said the go-live date of the interconnector will now be temporarily deferred.

Poll: Germans support abandoning nuclear power, despite extra cost
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Poll: Germans support abandoning nuclear power, despite extra cost

Oct 21st 2012, 3:58 PM 3,732 Views 21 Comments

The government is increasing a surcharge on electricity bills to fund the development of alternative energy.

Police taser blind man after mistaking stick for samurai sword
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Police taser blind man after mistaking stick for samurai sword

Oct 18th 2012, 1:25 PM 10,350 Views 72 Comments

The grandfather thought he was going to die when he felt the electricity surge through his body.

He's electric: David Blaine goes high voltage for new stunt
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He's electric: David Blaine goes high voltage for new stunt

Oct 4th 2012, 10:37 AM 4,145 Views 15 Comments

The illusionist is preparing to spend three days and three nights standing in the middle of electric currents – with a chainmail bodysuit as a barrier.

Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?
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Poll: Have you turned on your heating yet?

Sep 28th 2012, 12:52 PM 9,396 Views 46 Comments

With energy price hikes kicking in soon and temperatures falling, are you switching on the timer – or holding off as long as possible?

'Leave the immersion on': Your tips for saving energy... and money
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'Leave the immersion on': Your tips for saving energy... and money

Sep 22nd 2012, 9:15 AM 58,446 Views 46 Comments

With rising gas and electricity prices we gave you a few tips to make savings last week. Now it’s your turn.

Pics: Is Enda able to generate his own electricity?*
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# Electrifying

Pics: Is Enda able to generate his own electricity?*

Sep 20th 2012, 9:23 PM 12,519 Views 55 Comments

*No of course not. Don’t be silly.

Airtricity announces rise in gas and electricity prices
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Airtricity announces rise in gas and electricity prices

Sep 14th 2012, 7:23 PM 6,063 Views 61 Comments

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

The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal
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The Evening Fix... now with added baby heavy metal

Sep 7th 2012, 8:00 PM 8,561 Views 12 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Electric Ireland announces electricity and gas price increases
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Electric Ireland announces electricity and gas price increases

Sep 7th 2012, 5:58 PM 5,658 Views 57 Comments

Not good news for the company’s 1.3 million customers, 60,000 of whom also get their gas from Electric Ireland.

$10k refunded to woman charged for 25 years of streetlighting
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$10k refunded to woman charged for 25 years of streetlighting

Aug 14th 2012, 7:04 PM 15,004 Views 24 Comments

Woman discovered the error when someone interested in buying her home queried her utility charges.

Mr Motivator to jig along at Electric Picnic
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Mr Motivator to jig along at Electric Picnic

Aug 14th 2012, 7:15 AM 5,771 Views 14 Comments

Remember Mr Motivator? He’s back in Ireland – and he wants to get people at Electric Picnic dancing. You won’t be able to say no…