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More than half of the money spent on fuel bills goes towards heating your home. So, making sure your heating system is efficient and cost effective is important for your pocket, and the environment. If you already live in a well-insulated home and you’re looking
Solar electricity panels, also known as photovoltaics (PV), capture the sun’s energy and convert it into electricity that you can use in your home. By installing solar panels, you can generate your own renewable electricity. Once you’ve paid for the initial installation, your electricity costs
Hot on the heels of Prepaypower and Electric Ireland, who increased electricity prices at the start of October, a further four energy suppliers have announced that are increasing prices from 1st November. These latest increases, coming at a time of year when we use more
You may want to change your energy supplier for various reasons, such as to save you money or choose a greener energy option. Regardless of your reason, however, you should know that switching energy suppliers is a straightforward process, particularly when you use Power to
If you have decided to take a better deal and switch your energy supplier, you may now be wondering how long it will take for this switch to go through. Once you confirm your switch, a 10 working day “cooling-off” period kicks in. During this
All the charges that go together to form your energy bill can be confusing. Different tariff rates, additional charges, VAT, PSO all add up to make up your bill. One charge that people often question is Standing Charges. So, what is a Standing Charge and
It’s often stated that the next few years will be decisive in our fight against climate change and success will depend on our ability to reduce our carbon footprint. But what does “carbon footprint” actually mean, and what are the actions can we take to
An electricity meter is like a speedometer on your car. Your meter measures the amount of electricity that you use. The readings taken from your meter are used to calculate the bills you receive from your energy supplier. Who reads your electricity meter?
When comparing bills, you will sometimes hear about an average energy user or average energy consumption. But what is ‘average’ and is it useful when thinking about a new energy deal? What is the average electricity and gas usage in Ireland? According to the
A new energy supplier, Bright Energy, has entered the market in Ireland with the aim of bringing green, affordable energy with one simple tariff. Bright Energy state that they are not just another supplier but on a mission ‘to change how the market works by
BEenergy has been in the news recently as it reached a deal to be acquired by Flogas… see our recent blog for more on this: ‘flogas acquire budget energy’. On the back of the acquisition Flogas reassured customers that there would be no immediate change…
A major shakeup in the local energy market is underway as Flogas acquire Budget Energy, who currently supply electricity to over 90,000 customers across the island of Ireland. Flogas supply electricity and gas in the Republic of Ireland and this deal will seek to support
Iberdrola, one of the recent entrants to the Irish energy market, have announced big discounts on their electricity and dual fuel deals for new customers. As COVID-19 restrictions have turned from weeks into months a recent report suggested energy consumption at home could be up
Taking control of your energy bills should be at the top of any ‘To Do’ list when it comes to keeping more money in your pocket. With savings of around €400 available by switching your electricity and gas supplier the amounts involved really add up.
In Ireland there is more choice than ever in terms of who supplies electricity and gas to your home. And across all suppliers there are a wide range of tariff offers, promotions and incentives so now is a great time to switch and save €€€’s.
At ‘Power to Switch’ we are all about helping people switch to a better energy deal. We think the best way is to compare deals using www.powertoswitch.ie. Using our site means you search all available tariffs, offers and promotions across all suppliers – this makes
Power to Switch has been once again accredited by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) following our latest annual audit. This means you can trust the information ‘Power to Switch’ provides and use this to find the very best electricity, gas and dual fuel
Sometimes we all need a little helping hand, but did you know you can get extra help from your energy supplier if you need it… All energy suppliers in Ireland manage have a ‘Special Services Register’ which ensures priority and vulnerable customers can access additional
Energy customers who have an unresolved complaint with their supplier can contact the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) who can help resolve the issue. And more people are turning to the regulator. There was a 63% increase in the number of consumers contacting their
BEenergy have been active in the Irish market for a few years but have now really started to push for new customers with the introduction of several new offers. BEenergy is the ‘sister’ company of Budget Energy who have over 63,000
Power to Switch, Ireland’s only dedicated ‘all of market’ energy comparison service; Since 2016 Power to Switch has been helping lower energy bills in Northern Ireland; Power to Switch is accredited by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities to provide clear, independent & accurate information. Power
And there is a really simple answer – If you have never switched electricity supplier or tariff you will save money by switching. Or if it’s been a while since you switched it will pay to check your bills again. Prices may have changed but
Why Switch… Although it may seem confusing comparing energy tariffs and switching is straightforward, especially if you use Power to Switch. By switching energy supplier you could save money by moving to a better deal or tariff get better customer service or get additional services and