Bord Gáis cuts electricity and gas by 15.5% as prices remain double 2020 levels

Reductions announced by energy company will save customers around €357 a year on electricity

Dave Kirwan, managing director of Bord Gáis Energy: ‘We know energy costs have been hugely challenging for customers over the past two years.’ Picture: Fergal Phillips

Bord Gáis, the country’s largest gas provider, has announced a 15.5 per cent reduction in the price of gas and electricity.

The cuts, confirmed by the utility company on Wednesday, are the latest in a series of reductions announced by energy providers over recent weeks.

Both unit prices and standing charges – meaning an annual charge included in customers’ price plans, irrespective of how much energy they use – will be cut by 15.5 per ...