Bord Gais Energy

Bord Gåis Energy has been in operation in Ireland since 1976. It offers a variety of electricity-only, gas-only and dual fuel plans to consumers and business customers.

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About Bord Gåis Energy Gas and Electricity

Bord Gåis Energy is a dual-fuel energy supplier, which has operated in the Irish gas market since 1976 and launched an electricity product for residential customers in 2009. The company now supplies energy to over 680,000 customers in Ireland, making it one of the biggest suppliers in the Irish energy market.

Bord Gåis Energy’s parent company is the global Centrica plc Group.

Bord Gåis Energy price changes

Since 2015, Bord Gåis Energy has made 3 cuts to both its gas and electricity prices, as follows:

  • 16 March 2015 - 2.5% cut to electricity rates, 3.5% cut to gas rates
  • 1 October 2015 - 2% cut to electricity rates, 2.5% cut to gas rates
  • 1 October 2016 - 5% cut to electricity rates, 2.5% cut to gas rates

The company has also introduced year-on-year recurring discounts for customers who pay by Level Pay and opt for Paperless Billing.

How does Bord Gåis Energy generate gas and electricity?

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) requires that electricity suppliers disclose the sources they use to generate their energy each year. The fuel mix used by Bord Gåis Energy in 2015 is outlined below.

Bord Gåis Energy Fuel Mix 2015

Bord Gåis Energy Fuel Mix

Carbon dioxide emissions: 421 kg CO2 per MWh
National average is 312 kg CO2 per MWh
Source: CER’s 2015 Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions Report.

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