Firmus Energy customers to be hit by 12% gas hike

It will affect around 87,000 households and small businesses

Power NI hikes electricity prices by 13.8%

It will add £68 to the annual dual fuel bill and come into effect on 1st October 2018

Grate new solar plant powers cheese processing facility

The project consists of 15,500 solar panels and will provide around 20% of the factory’s power needs annually

Should energy suppliers publish TPI commissions on customer bills?

The Utility Regulator aims to enhance transparency regarding brokers’ activity in Northern Ireland’s energy market

Illegal fly-tipping in Northern Ireland cost taxpayers £500k

A new report cites illegal dumping as one of the biggest environment concerns for households and the Irish landscape

Northern Ireland halved fuel poverty between 2011 and 2016

The Housing Executive said the improvement was largely due to lower average fuel prices, improved energy efficiency and increased income

Northern Ireland’s renewables sector calls for green action plan

It suggests a number of new goals, inlcuding a target for 70% renewable electricity by 2030

New software supports NI gas market operator’s commercial activities

GMO NI became the sole gas market operator for the Norther Irish gas market in October 2017

Gas price rise for 85,000 energy customers in NI

Firmus Energy said its decision to increase tariffs is “regrettable” and “unavoidable”

Power station in Northern Ireland faces closure

One of Northern Ireland’s key power stations is facing closure, with a potential loss of around 270 jobs. The Kilroot power plant failed to win a contract in a recent capacity auction, raising prospects the site could shut down. Owner AES UK & Ireland said the auction sent a “strong signal for AES to exit […]