Energia launches new 18% dual fuel discount

New customers switching to Energia’s SmartChoice Dual Fuel tariff can now save up to €325 on Energia’s standard rate

Eoin Clarke
by Eoin Clarke on 14th July, 2014

 Today sees the launch of a brand new dual fuel promotion code discount from Energia. New customers who switch to Energia using the special online promo discount SAVEME can now take advantage of an 18% discount on electricity and 17% on gas with the suppliers SmartChoice Dual Fuel tariff.

This latest introductory offer represents Energia’s cheapest gas and electricity discount to date. Customers can now benefit from a further 2% discount on top of the current SmartChoice Dual Fuel discount rate, a saving of €325 per year on Energia’s standard gas and electricity rates based on the average household energy consumption.

With the 18% dual fuel discount, an average customer consuming 5,300kWh per year of electricity and 13,800 kWh of gas can expect to pay €1,884 in their first year. This calculation includes unit charges, standing charges, PSO levy, carbon tax and 13.5% VAT.

This means Energia continue to be the cheapest gas and electricity supplier in Ireland. Customers switching to their SmartChoice Dual Fuel tariff could save up to €320 in their first year. Geoff Codd, Head of Marketing, Energia said , “So far this summer households across Ireland have been enjoying some outstanding weather.

Energia wants to raise the temperature even further by offering them even bigger savings on their electricity and gas bills. Our new Summer Dual Fuel Offer allows Irish homes to reduce their energy costs by up to 18%. This adds up to a super saving of €325 on the average yearly bill, which could come in handy for their summer holidays or a weekend away. ”

Cheapest dual fuel suppliers on average

The table below highlights the current cheapest dual fuel tariffs available based on the national average consumption. According to the Energy Regulator (CER), the average Irish household uses 13,800 kW/h of gas and 5,300 kW/h of electricity per year. Prices include PSO Levy, Carbon Tax & 13.5% VAT. Prices correct at July 14 2014.

Discount details

To avail of the discount, new customers need to register online and quote the special promotion code SAVEME. Customers will also need the following:

  • MPRN number (found on your electricity bill)
  • GPRN number (found on your gas bill)
  • Current gas and electricity meter readings
  • Your IBAN number (found on your bank statement)
  • Your BIC number (found on your bank statement)

New customers signing up will need to enter into a 12 month agreement with Energia and will be required to pay by Direct Debit and sign up to paperless billing. The special SAVEME promo code offer is available for a limited time only, with the offer due to end at midnight on 31 August.

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