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Compare electricity prices and cut your costs

Why pay more than you need to for your electricity? Here’s how to compare prices and switch to a new plan that costs less.

How to find the best electricity tariff

Compare deals using our gas and electricity comparison tool. You just need to enter some information about:

  • Your electricity supplier
  • Your current tariff
  • Your electricity usage
  • How you pay your bills

Then we’ll show you all of your available electricity plans, your expected annual costs and how much you could save switching.

What are the cheapest electricity rates in Ireland?

This table shows the five cheapest electricity prices based on the national average consumption, which - according to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) is 4,200 kW/h of electricity per year.

Supplier Plan Name Annual cost
Energia Cheapest Electricity (DD, online billing) €815
Energia Electricity (DD, online billing) €815
Bord Gáis Energy Best Electricity - 32% Discount (DD, online billing) €832
Glowpower GlowSimple21 (DD, online billing) €858
Flogas Green Future Electricity 31% (DD, paper billing) €860

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It only takes a few minutes to find a cheaper deal and start saving

To get an accurate result, compare energy plans using your own consumption amounts to find the right deal for you.

How do you find the best electricity deal?

You’ll need to consider things like the size of your household and your energy consumption, for example:

  • If you live in a household with high consumption: a big discount will probably work best, as it will significantly reduce your bills over the discount period (usually 12 months).
  • If you live in a small household with a lower-than-average consumption: you might find a plan with a smaller discount that offers cashback or bonuses upfront is better value.

Either way, finding the best electricity deal is really straightforward using’s gas and electricity comparison tool and takes just a few minutes.

You could save up to €283 a year by switching to the cheapest deal on the market.

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What is a fixed price electricity deal?

A fixed price electricity deal is where your unit rate and standing charge are set for the period of your contract.

With a fixed price plan, you don’t need to worry about rising energy costs but your monthly bill amount isn’t fixed. The more electricity you use, the bigger your electricity bill will be.

Fixed rate plans are not normally the cheapest plans, but they offer you peace of mind and protection against any price hikes that may occur throughout the duration of your contract.

How to switch electricity supplier

To switch your electricity supplier you’ll need:

  • A recent electricity bill
  • Your current address details
  • A spare few minutes

Enter some details into our gas and electricity comparison tool and we’ll show you:

  • All of the available electricity plans
  • Expected annual costs
  • Annual savings

It takes less than 10 minutes to find a cheaper plan and will manage the whole switching process for you.

Switch and save up to €475 on your energy bills

It only takes a few minutes to find a cheaper deal and start saving