CER Introduces Flagging System to Tackle ‘Debt Hopping’

The Commission for Energy Regulation has decided to implement a debt flagging facility within the Irish gas and electricity market to alert energy companies when customers wishing to switch suppliers already have outstanding energy bills. The flagging mechanism will apply to domestic gas or electricity customers owing €250 or more for over 42 days, and … Read more

Bord Gais Energy Welcomes Deregulation of the SME Gas Market

Bord Gais Energy has welcomed the announcement by the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) that it will deregulate the small and medium business segments of the gas market on October 1st 2011. This announcement means that the small and medium business gas market will be fully liberalised from that date and that the CER will … Read more

Strong Competition in Electricity Market

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) has published the results of its second annual electricity retail market consumer survey. This survey was commissioned by the CER in order to understand the attitudes and experiences of domestic (ie residential) customers in the Irish retail electricity market. The survey was undertaken in early 2011. The results will … Read more