Surge pricing remains the order of the day

We’ve got increased competition and cheaper sources of energy. So why are electricity prices rising?

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
21st July, 2019

Energia’s announcement at the beginning of this month of a €3 billion investment in renewables is just the latest development in a fast evolving electricity energy market. With substantially increased competition from electricity providers, plans to connect our electricity grid to mainland Europe, a new policy encouraging consumer self-generation of electricity, and clear incentives shifting the wholesale markets away from fossil fuels, it’s all to play for.

But with all this...

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