Regulating the electricity, gas and water industries in Northern Ireland

The Utility Regulator is responsible for regulating the electricity, gas, water and sewerage industries in Northern Ireland, promoting the short- and long-term interests of consumers. 

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Consultation on new electricity supply licence for Evermore ES Limited

17 May 2019
This is a consultation on our intention to grant a new electricity supply licence to Evermore ES Limited.

Update on the ‘Backbilling in the NI Retail Energy Market’ project

09 May 2019
Utility Regulator provides an update on the ‘Backbilling in the NI Retail Energy Market’ project

Launch of the Domestic Consumer Insight Tracker Survey

02 May 2019
The UR has today published the results of its first domestic Consumer Insight Tracker (CIT).

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