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How does Switcher calculate its savings messages?

Around the site, you’ll see that we use example of the great savings you could make when you compare and switch with Switcher.

And, because we’re transparent in everything we do, below you can find details of how we calculated these savings:

Dual Fuel

Standard gas and electricity tariffs

Fuel Type Supplier Plan Name Price
Gas Bord Gáis Energy Standard Gas  €780.80
Electricity Electric Ireland Standard Domestic Electricity €1006.48
    Total cost of standard tariffs: €1,787.28

Best value plan for gas and electricity customers

Fuel Type Supplier Plan Name Price
Dual Fuel Panda Power 28% gas and electricity discount €1,445.47
    Switcher savings message - Save up to: €341.81

Electricity-only

Fuel Type Supplier Plan Name Price
Electricity Electric Ireland Standard Domestic Electricity €1006.48
Electricity Energia Cheapest Electricity (33% discount) €819.10
    Electricity only - Save up to: €187.38

Gas-only

Gas Bord Gáis Energy Standard Gas  €780.80
Gas Flogas 22% Direct Debit Discount €627.84
    Gas only - Save up to: €152.96

 

We think these figures are a good indication of how much money you might be able to save. However, because we’re all different, before switching your energy supplier, you should always get an accurate comparison based on your real consumption or energy usage and your household’s individual circumstances and needs.

Savings message based on the national average consumption. According to the Commission for Energy Regulation (CER), the average Irish household uses 11,000 kW/h of gas and 4,200 kW/h of electricity per year. Calculation based on Urban 24 electricity tariff. Price includes PSO Levy, Carbon Tax and 13.5% VAT.

Calculated annual prices include VAT. Savings message last updated 6 March 2018.

Start saving:  Switch today and never overpay on your energy bills again!