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Compare The Cheapest Electricity Prices & Tariffs

Compare electricity plans from Irish suppliers & switch to a cheaper deal that could save you up to €177.

SupplierCostsSave*
EnergiaCheapest Electricity 33% discount€795/yr / €0.1267/kWh€177
Bord Gáis Energy24% Discount (Level Pay, DD & Paperless)€842/yr / €0.1399/kWh€130
Just EnergyRate Saver - Fixed - 12 Month (DD, Online billing)€875/yr / €0.1546/kWh€97
Just EnergyRate Saver - Fixed - 12 Month (DD, Postal billing)€885/yr / €0.1546/kWh€87
Just EnergyGreen Saver - Fixed - 12 Month (DD, Online billing)€891/yr / €0.1581/kWh€81

Savings message is per year, compared to the typical standard electricity tariff, and based on the national average consumption. According to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU), the average Irish household uses 4,200 kW/h of electricity per year. Calculation based on Urban 24 electricity tariff. Costs include 13.5% VAT, annual cost includes standing charge and PSO levy.

The comparison prices are for new customers only. At Switcher.ie, whether you are looking for the cheapest electricity price, discounted saving, or best fixed or variable rates we compare electricity plans from all Irish electricity suppliers to find the best deal for you.

Gas & Electricity Suppliers

We compare the whole energy market to make sure you get the best deal. Below you’ll find information on all of the suppliers. When you’re ready to switch, visit our free gas and electricity comparison to compare rates and tariffs from all suppliers.

BEenergy launched in Ireland in 2017, providing electricity-only plans. BEenergy is part of Budget Energy, which is based in Derry and Belfast. Budget Energy has been powering thousands of homes, business and farms across Northern Ireland since 2011.

Bord Gáis Energy is one of Ireland’s largest gas and electricity suppliers. Bord Gáis Energy is the retail arm of Bord Gáis, a commercial semi-state company supplying gas and electricity to over 800,000 homes and businesses across the country. In addition to supplying gas and electricity, Bord Gáis Energy offers boilers servicing and repair services to customers.

Electric Ireland is one of Ireland’s largest gas and electricity suppliers, supplying electricity to around 1.8 million customers in Ireland. Electric Ireland is a division of ESB. The company was launched in April 2011 when they entered into the residential gas market.

Energia’s residential gas and electricity price plans launched in January, 2014. Energia has been providing gas and electricity to Irish businesses since 1999. Energia has 65,000 residential electricity customers and 30,000 residential gas customers. Over a quarter of all Irish businesses have chosen Energia as their energy supplier, including more than a third of all Irish SMEs.

Flogas Natural gas is the fourth largest residential gas supplier in Ireland. The Flogas company commenced as Flogas Limited, which was incorporated in September 1977 and commenced business in August 1978. In March 1995 the Flogas company became a wholly owned subsidiary of DCC plc.

Just Energy launched in Ireland in 2017, providing a range of electricity, gas and dual fuel plans - including the first unlimited plans in the Irish market. Just Energy is a global energy company with around 1.5 million customers across North America, the UK and Germany.

Panda Power entered the Irish electricity market in 2015. Panda Power provides green energy from renewable sources with no negative impact on the environment. Panda Power’s sister company, Panda, is Ireland’s largest recycling company with over 150,000 customers and and annual turnover of €95 million. Its customer base is heavily concentrated in Dublin (Dun Laoghaire, Rathdown and Fingal), Louth, Meath, Westmeath and Wicklow.

Pinergy is an Irish-owned company bringing a bright new alternative to the energy market. With the use of their innovative smart technology, Pinergy offer both domestic and business customers a simple but effective way of managing their electricity usage.

PrePayPower offer a Pay-As-You-Go electricity service to Irish electricity customers. PrePayPower customers receive no bills. Customers top up like a mobile phone. There are hundreds of handy places to top-up nearby all around the country alternatively customers can use a credit or debit card to top-up from home over the phone - 7 days a week. PrePayPower is fully bonded, regulated and licensed just like the other big suppliers.

SSE Airtricity supplies gas and electricity throughout Ireland. SSE Airtricity is Ireland’s largest independent energy provider and is powered by SSE with renewable energy from the largest wind generation portfolio on the island of Ireland. SSE Airtricity is a wholly-owned division of SSE plc, the broadest-based energy utility in the UK.

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Switcher.ie is a free, impartial and independent price comparison and energy switching service in Ireland. We compare gas and electricity suppliers to help you find the cheapest energy prices, switch to a better deal and reduce the cost of your household bills. Switcher.ie is accredited by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU), which means the CRU endorses Switcher.ie as an independent, impartial and accurate source of information for consumers to use when searching for comparisons of Irish energy suppliers.

Why use Switcher.ie?

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  • We show you all the energy deals that are available now, so you can compare which gas, electricity or dual fuel plan suits you best.
  • By switching your energy supplier you could save up to €362 a year*.

With Switcher.ie it’s easy to compare energy plans from all Irish energy suppliers including BEenergy, Bord Gais Energy, Electric Ireland, Energia, Flo Gas, Just Energy, Panda Power, Pinergy, Prepay Power & SSE Electricity.

By simply switching to a cheaper deal could save you up to €362 per year*

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If you don’t know where to start, our energy guides can help you with the basics, explain more about the energy market in Ireland, help you to understand how to switch to a new provider, outline the different tariffs, help you understand your utility bills and provide top tips to help you save energy and reduce your bills.

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