Minister Ryan signs order to commence the Energy (Windfall Gains in the Energy Sector) (Temporary Solidarity Contribution) Act 2023

The Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan TD, has signed an order to commence the Energy (Windfall Gains in the Energy Sector) (Temporary Solidarity Contribution) Act 2023 with effect from 2nd August 2023.  This Act provides for the implementation of the temporary solidarity contribution outlined in Council Regulation (EU) 2022/1854 of 6 October 2022 on […]

€100 payment to all domestic electricity accounts approved by Cabinet

Payment is one of a suite of measures to mitigate the effects of the unprecedented rise in electricity prices A €210 million Scheme has been approved by Cabinet to credit all domestic electricity customers with €100 in 2022. Approximately 2.1 million domestic electricity account holders will benefit from the scheme for a one-off, exceptional payment […]

Countering the Energy Rate Increases

At a time when thousands of Irish householders are struggling to make energy bill repayments the Commission for Energy Regulation have granted Bord Gais permission to increase gas rates by 8.5% from October 1st 2012. “This is another difficult decision for the Irish consumer to take” according to Colm Griffin of,  an Irish company which specialise in the […]