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Bright is Ireland’s newest electricity supplier. Here’s what you need to know about the latest entrant to the Irish energy market.

What tariffs do bright offer?

Bright has just one variable rate electricity tariff.

They don’t differentiate between new and existing customers when it comes to tariff pricing. Instead, bright customers continue on the same tariff and get their best price always. There are also no tie ins or exit fees.

Fuel type Plan Name Price
Electricity bright future €1,473

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Bright electricity is supplied by 100% green energy sources, including:*

  • Wind
  • Solar
  • Bio
  • Hydro

*Subject to verification under the CRU’s GreenSource Product Verification (GSPV) Scheme.

What makes bright different?

With several electricity suppliers in the Irish market already, bright offers something completely different with their tech-based approach.

Their easy to use app means you can manage and access your account all from the palm of your hand.

About bright

Brothers Ciaran and Stephen Devine in partnership with the Maxol Group, Irelands largest forecourt operator, have set up bright to simplify the over complicated energy market and make it easier for customers to buy green electricity at an affordable price.

  • Evermore Energy is an energy company which runs the Lisahally Biomass power plant in Northern Ireland - the largest renewable energy power station in Ireland. They also specialise in energy storage and data storage.
  • The Maxol Group was founded in 1920 and operates a chain of forecourts across Ireland.

With offices in Belfast and Dublin, bright are an all Ireland electricity supplier with plans to launch gas in the next year.

Bright price changes

Bright’s latest price change came into effect on 7 October 2021. This increase adds an extra €3.99 per week to the average bright customer bill.

In August 2021, bright announced that it was to increase its prices by 26%, effective 18 September. The latest price change will see the average bright electricity bill increase by just over €5 per week.

Bright’s last price change seen its electricity unit rates increase by 18%, effective 17 June. This added an extra €3 per week to the average bright customer bill.

Prior to this, bright increased its electricity unit rates by 10.1%, effective from 2 December 2020. This added an extra €1.55 per week to the average bright customer bill.

How does bright generate electricity?

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) requires that electricity suppliers disclose the sources they use to generate their energy each year.

Bright began supplying electricity in Ireland in July 2020 and has now been recognised by the CRU for providing 100% renewably sourced “green” energy.

They can guarantee that your electricity is sourced from 100% renewable generation.

  • Gas 0%
  • Renewable 100%
  • Coal 0%
  • Peat 0%
  • Other 0%

Carbon dioxide emissions: 0 gCO2 per MWh
The national average is 236 gCO2 per MWh
Source: CRU - 2020 Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions Report

bright FAQs

Does bright offer tariffs to business customers?

Yes, they are listed as offering electricity to businesses on the CRU website. They do not currently offer any gas tariffs.

How can I contact bright?

You can either call them on 01 588 1777 or email hello@brightenergy.com.

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