Regulating energy and water for a changing climate

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) is Ireland’s independent energy and water regulator.

Government Electricity Credits

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Active Consumers

The CRU is currently developing an enabling regulatory framework to empower active consumers and energy communities to participate in energy markets.

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The work of the CRU impacts every Irish home and business. Our work ensures that energy and water supplies are safe, secure, and sustainable. We operate within a policy and statutory framework set by the Government for the benefit of all customers.

CRU Report on Retail Energy Markets

Information on the CRU Retail Energy Markets Report

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Smart Meters

By the end of 2024, every home and business in Ireland will have a smart meter. Smart Meters will give you more information on your electricity use and other useful benefits.