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2 in 3 IRISH HOUSEHOLDS SUFFERING FROM ENERGY FUEL POVERTY

MONDAY 18 FEBRUARY 2019   2 in 3 IRISH HOUSEHOLDS SUFFERING FROM ENERGY FUEL POVERTY   A survey of 1,500 Irish households has found that 2 in 3 are suffering from energy ‘fuel poverty’. Fuel poverty is universally defined as a household spending over 10% of its income on energy costs.   Exclusive of taxes, Ireland has the second highest electricity prices in the EU[1]. T... Read more

PEOPLE POWER CAMPAIGN SEEKS 10,000 IRISH HOUSEHOLDS TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST ENERGY PRICE RISE CRISIS

One Big Switch have today launched the Big Energy Switch campaign. They’re calling on 10,000 Irish homes to join them to fight back against relentless energy price rises and to promote switching. Irish wholesale electricity and gas prices increased by 23% and 22% respectively over the past 12 months*. This lead to price-hike notices from 6 out of 9 electricity providers since the end of 20... Read more

130,000 IRISH ENERGY CUSTOMERS TO DEMAND A REWARD FOR LOYALTY

130,000 IRISH ENERGY CUSTOMERS TO DEMAND A REWARD FOR LOYALTY One Big Switch is today launching the Big Energy Switch, a campaign to cut the cost of electricity and gas in Ireland and reward energy customers for their loyalty. One Big Switch need 10,000 new registrants to bring their membership to 130,000. They’ll use this collective buying power to unlock group-discounted electricity &am... Read more

PEOPLE POWER CAMPAIGN SEEKS 20,000 PEOPLE TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST IRISH COST OF LIVING CRISIS

PRESS RELEASE MONDAY 2 OCTOBER 2017 PEOPLE POWER CAMPAIGN SEEKS 20,000 PEOPLE TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST IRISH COST OF LIVING CRISIS   One Big Switch is back, and is looking for 20,000 people to join their Big Cost of Living Switch campaign to fight back against the cost of living crisis currently gripping Ireland. The Big Cost of Living Switch aims to ease cost of living pressure by em... Read more
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**PRESS RELEASE**: LET THE PRICE WAR BEGIN: OVER 90,000 CONSUMERS UNLOCK NEW MARKET BEATING ELECTRICITY & GAS OFFERS

The people power of more than 90,000 Irish consumers has once again succeeded in unlocking market beating electricity and gas offers in Ireland.   The offers, from Bord Gáis Energy include group discounted electricity-only offers and dual fuel offers.   One electricity only offer has a 12% electricity discount in Year 1, and €140 cash back off any electricity bill at any time. Simil... Read more

***PRESS RELEASE**: IRISH CONSUMERS PROVE TOO APATHETIC WHEN IT COMES TO SAVING ON HOME ENERGY BILLS

**PRESS RELEASE**  IRISH CONSUMERS PROVE TOO APATHETIC WHEN IT COMES TO SAVING ON HOME ENERGY BILLS Apathy to change is the major reason Irish households aren’t switching their electricity and gas suppliers.   A poll of the first 6,000 households to join the Big Energy Switch campaign reveals that: 42% of those who haven’t switched ‘Didn’t thi... Read more
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DON’T GO COLD OUT OF FEAR OF HUGE ENERGY BILLS. TAKE ACTION WITH THE BIG ENERGY SWITCH

The Big Energy Switch survey has continued to uncover some alarming facts, about what Irish consumers are sacrificing in fear of huge energy bills.   A poll of the first 5,000 households to join the Big Energy Switch campaign revealed:   3 in 4 Irish consumers are making lifestyle sacrifices to afford their energy bills, and Of that group, more than 50% are ... Read more
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MORE THAN HALF OF ALL IRISH HOUSEHOLDS SUFFERING FROM ENERGY FUEL POVERTY

  Yesterday we released more findings from our Big Energy Switch, which has shown that out of 4,000 members who took the survey more than 3 out of every 5 households are suffering from fuel poverty.      The response to these findings has been huge, with our Senior Campaigner David Liston talking to national and local media throughout the day about the findings. ... Read more
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**MEDIA RELEASE*** OVER 3500 HOUSEHOLDS JOIN THE BIG ENERGY SWITCH IN FIRST WEEK OF CAMPAIGN

    3,500 consumers have joined the Big Energy Switch in the first week of the campaign, a huge show of community support for the nation-wide people power campaign. The Big Energy Switch is looking to recruit twenty thousand consumers to help unlock group discounted electrictiy ad gas in Ireland. The campaign will run for 3 more weeks, with the collective power of the One ... Read more
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MEDIA RELEASE: PEOPLE POWER CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES TODAY – 20,000 IRISH CONSUMERS TO SWITCH ENERGY TOGETHER

One Big Switch is today launching the Big Energy Switch, a campaign to cut the cost of electricity and gas in Ireland using people power. The campaign will use the power of group switching to help unlock discounted electricity and gas prices for tens of thousands of Irish consumers. The campaign is aiming to boost competition in the Irish energy market by: Signing up 20,000 consu... Read more
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