Cheapest Electricity Provider Ireland

Electric Ireland  (formerly ESB)  used to be the only domestic Electricity Provider  in Ireland – but since deregulation in 2011 many thousands of households have switched to suppliers such as  SSE Airtricity , Energia or Bord Gais Energy  in order to get cheaper electricity prices. Many  many thousands more have never switched – and  could […]
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ESB Increase Standing Charges for Low Usage

Just a reminder that ESB – Electric Ireland  have increased  electricity standing charges for  Low Users from 1st February, 2012. We wrote about this in December 2011. The new standing charge will be higher than the normal standing charge – by 15.5 cent per day or €9.45  per two monthly bill. (An extra €56 a […]
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ESB – Electric Ireland Price Increase in October

ESB have confirmed they will be increasing Electricity charges by 14% from October  1st 2011 . The ESB dropped prices back  in April – undercutting both Airtricity and Bord Gais. Our recent comparison of Electricity prices showed that after the latest Bord Gais electricity price increase –  ESB were the cheapest for electricity. If both […]
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Electricity and Gas Prices – Don’t be Fooled

With the deregulation of the home energy market in Ireland came an increase in hard sell tactics and expensive advertising campaigns.  In the UK – where there are many more energy suppliers – there is evidence of doorstep salesmen  pressurising consumers into signing up for unsuitable gas and electricity tariffs. MPs are calling for  energy […]
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