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Electricity charges are coming down following a fall in wholesale prices. The cuts are not as big as one might have hoped. Partly that’s because a drop in demand for electricity, driven by the coronavirus crisis, has led to the smearing of fixed costs over a smaller volume of sales. Nevertheless reductions are underway and for most households that means savings can be secured by switching supplier.

Power NI has put its previously announced tariff reduction of almost 5% into effect. That’ll cu...

Published on 30/06/2020
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Repowering Kilroot with gas turbines boosts security of supply but Grid Operator still stresses importance of N/S Interconnector

The SONI Managing Director welcomes the upcoming conversion of Kilroot Power Station from coal to gas. Jo Aston says the development will help reduce our carbon footprint and secure longterm jobs. Acknowledging that the installation at the site of two Open Cycle Gas Turbines with a combined capacity of over of 400MW will bring NI great security of supply, she nevertheless says it's still very important to build a new North South Interconnector to support the drive to net zero carbon by 2050.

Published on 11/06/2020
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There’s information on how to reduce your energy bills. In particular a calculator will help you in the search for the electricity tariff that suits your needs. Also provided are regular updates on the relative costs of different fuels for central heating.

enirgy.info is an initiative by local business journalist Jamie Delargy who, over the years, has made the subject of energy an area of special interest. His reports and assessments are complemented with articles from guest contributors working in the field of energy.

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Electric cars, solar panels, ground source heat pumps and wood burning stoves. The ways to cut your contribution to global warming are many and growing. What should you do and how much will it cost you? Click here for advice, tips and debate.

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Switching from one form of central heating to another is a challenging decision. Should you stay or should you go. It’s worthwhile checking how different fuels compare in price though past results are no guarantee of future performance.

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