Backbilling by NI energy companies limited to 13 months

Suppliers are required to ensure they receive accurate meter readings throughout the year rather than bills being based on estimated readings under the new rules, which come into effect from 1st October

Power NI increases electricity bills by 6%

The rate change will add around £35 a year to the average annual power bill for nearly half a million households

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

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

Northern Ireland Water makes gains in efficiency

Northern Ireland Water has improved its efficiency – saving £12 million through reduced running costs. According to its annual report for the year up to March, the savings were made through voluntary redundancies as well as more efficient procurement, sourcing contracts internally and making better use of in-house skills. It beat the target for operating […]

SSE complains of “yoyo” Northern Ireland electricity prices

Consumers in Northern Ireland have faced yoyo electricity prices leading to “double-digit swings” in bills. That’s the complaint from Scottish supplier SSE which runs Airtricity, Northern Ireland’s second largest energy provider. This follows comments from Northern Ireland’s First Minister Peter Robinson, who recently despaired: “There must be a better way than going up and down, […]