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News Archive - 2010

  • Advice for customers experiencing problems this Winter

    21 December 2010

    The record freezing temperatures currently being experienced in Northern Ireland has led to record levels of natural gas usage with connection activity to the network remaining high right up to the Christmas Holidays. more »

  • Household Gas Market Open For Competition

    27 October 2010

    Phoenix Natural Gas, the owner and operator of the gas network in the Greater Belfast area, has announced that the systems and processes to enable household competition to commence will be in place from next month. Currently there are five local and international companies who have a licence to supply natural gas in Northern Ireland, and they are: Energia, Firmus, Phoenix Supply, Scottish & Southern and Vayu. more »

  • No Price Increase for Phoenix Supply Customers

    16 September 2010

    Phoenix Supply has announced that the price of natural gas will remain unchanged for around 130,000 homes and businesses across the Greater Belfast area from 1st October 2010. more »

  • Red Alert As Scrappage Grant Finishes

    Red Alert As Scrappage Grant Finishes

    18 June 2010

    In the continued absence of a government subsidised boiler scrappage scheme for Northern Ireland, Phoenix Natural Gas in April put in place its own short-term independent boiler scrappage grant for householders who wish to connect to natural gas for the first time. more »

  • New Rival Shakes Up Gas Market

    New Rival Shakes Up Gas Market

    09 June 2010

    Phoenix, the North’s largest gas supplier, have announced that despite only being in the gas market in the South for a number of months they have already secured several large business customers and the contract to supply gas to one of the largest energy users in Ireland. more »

  • A Warm Welcome For Hazelwood College

    A Warm Welcome For Hazelwood College

    19 May 2010

    As part of national ‘engineers week’, and in conjunction with the Institution of Civil Engineers, Phoenix Natural Gas recently hosted a site visit from a large group of second year pupils from Hazelwood College. more »

  • Energy Expert In Belfast Visit

    Energy Expert In Belfast Visit

    15 April 2010

    A group of large energy users from the business community both north and south of the border have gathered in Belfast to take part in a lecture and discussion on global energy markets with a leading expert from a renowned global energy consultancy. more »

  •                   Boiler Scrappage Scheme In Place – For Now

    Boiler Scrappage Scheme In Place – For Now

    23 March 2010

    From 1st April until 30th June 2010 a Boiler Scrappage grant will be made available to householders who wish to connect to natural gas for the first time. more »

  • Gas Boost For Young Ring Masters

    Gas Boost For Young Ring Masters

    25 February 2010

    Carrick Boxing Academy has welcomed substantial funding from the Energy for Children Charitable Trust – the Charity set up by the natural gas industry with the aim to help local disadvantaged children. more »

  • Businesses May Face Climate Change Levy

    02 February 2010

    Nine years ago the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment was successful in obtaining UK Government agreement that the emerging gas industry in Northern Ireland should be exempt from a climate change levy imposed on large business energy customers more »

  • NI Consumers Excluded From Boiler Scheme

    NI Consumers Excluded From Boiler Scheme

    14 January 2010

    Phoenix Natural Gas has today written to Stormont Ministers to ask why ‘Northern Ireland consumers have been excluded from a government initiative, backed by taxpayers money’. more »

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