Ireland's costly energy

Last week, the energy regulator approved yet another hike in gas prices, this time a relatively modest 2 per cent.

7th September, 2013

Last week, the energy regulator approved yet another hike in gas prices, this time a relatively modest 2 per cent. While the increase may not seem significant in itself, it demonstrates how regulators and government have failed to act forcefully in the interests of consumers. Gas prices have risen by a third in the last three years and while some of this was driven by international trends, there is no sense of a drive to...

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