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Competition is finally heating up for power and gas customers
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Competition is finally heating up for power and gas customers

Jun 8th 2015, 4:21 PM 13,081 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Apr 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 103 Views 8 Comments

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

Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase
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Bord Gáis announces 2.2% electricity price increase

Jan 31st 2014, 11:45 PM 12,746 Views 80 Comments

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

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

Nov 9th 2013, 9:15 AM 4,425 Views 51 Comments

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”.

French court upholds ban on fracking
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French court upholds ban on fracking

Oct 11th 2013, 11:36 AM 4,955 Views 38 Comments

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

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

Oct 3rd 2013, 9:30 AM 4,841 Views 39 Comments

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

First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week
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First Bord Gáis, now Electric Ireland: Gas prices to rise by 35 cent per week

Sep 3rd 2013, 6:22 PM 7,307 Views 48 Comments

Electric Ireland is to increase the price for residential gas by 2 per cent from the start of October.

Bord Gáis prices set to rise - again - next month
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Bord Gáis prices set to rise - again - next month

Sep 2nd 2013, 5:25 PM 3,984 Views 69 Comments

Prices are set to rise by 2 per cent – although Bord Gáis had originally asked for an increase of more than 7 per cent…

Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October
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Bord Gáis seeking 7 per cent price hike from October

Aug 9th 2013, 7:35 PM 7,713 Views 118 Comments

The move would add almost nine euro per month to the average household winter gas bill.

Calls to Vincent de Paul have increased by 80 per cent
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Calls to Vincent de Paul have increased by 80 per cent

May 25th 2012, 7:59 AM 1,073 Views 4 Comments

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