The Commission for Energy Regulation-An Coimisiún um Rialáil Fuinnimh (CER) is Ireland's independent energy regulator. The CER has a wide range of economic, customer protection and safety responsibilities in energy. At a high-level, the CER's overall mission, acting in the interests of consumers, is to ensure that: • the lights stay on, • the gas continues to flow, • the prices charged are fair and reasonable, • the environment is protected, and • energy is supplied safely.

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  • The Commission for Energy Regulation-An Coimisiún um Rialáil Fuinnimh (CER) is Ireland's independent energy regulator. The CER has a wide range of economic, customer protection and safety responsibilities in energy. At a high-level, the CER's overall mission, acting in the interests of consumers, is to ensure that: • the lights stay on, • the gas continues to flow, • the prices charged are fair and reasonable, • the environment is protected, and • energy is supplied safely. The aim of the CER’s economic role is to protect the interests of energy customers, maintain security of supply, and to promote competition covering the generation and supply of electricity and supply of natural gas. As part of its role,the CER jointly regulates the all-island wholesale Single Electricity Market (SEM) with its counterpart in Northern Ireland, the Utility Regulator. The SEM is governed by a decision-making body known as the SEM Committee, consisting of the CER, the Utility Regulator and an independent member The CER has an important related function in customer protection by resolving complaints that customers have with energy companies. In energy safety, the core focus of the CER is to protect lives and property across a range of areas in the energy sector. This includes safety regulation of electrical contractors, gas and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) installers and gas pipelines. In addition the CER is the safety regulator of upstream petroleum safety extraction and exploration activities, including off-shore gas and oil. The CER is the economic regulator of the Irish public water and wastewater sector. This was anticipated to commence formally towards the end of 2013. (en)
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  • Dermot Nolan
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  • Chairman
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  • Garrett Blaney
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  • Commissioner
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  • Paul McGowan
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  • Commissioner
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  • The Exchange, Belgard Square North, Tallaght, Dublin 24
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  • Electricity Regulation Act, 1999
  • Gas Act, 2002
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  • The Commission for Energy Regulation-An Coimisiún um Rialáil Fuinnimh (CER) is Ireland's independent energy regulator. The CER has a wide range of economic, customer protection and safety responsibilities in energy. At a high-level, the CER's overall mission, acting in the interests of consumers, is to ensure that: • the lights stay on, • the gas continues to flow, • the prices charged are fair and reasonable, • the environment is protected, and • energy is supplied safely. (en)
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  • Commission for Energy Regulation (en)
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  • Commission for Energy Regulation (en)
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