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Community Power

Community Power is the first community-owned electricity supplier in Ireland. They offer locally produced sustainable energy at a competitive price.

Community Power’s cheapest electricity plan

If your electricity consumption is the same as the average customer, the price shown in the table is what you’d pay for Community Power’s plan for the year.

According to the CRU, the average electricity customer uses 4,200 kWh per year.

Fuel type Plan Name Price
Electricity Standard Electricity €1033

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About Community Power Electricity

Community Power has been operating in the Irish market since November 2019. Their mission is to support Ireland to run on clean, renewable power.

They started as Templederry Wind Farm in Co Tipperary - the first community-owned wind farm in Ireland - and now work in partnerships throughout Ireland to supply renewable energy for local communities.

Community Power believes that the Irish people should have their own stake in renewable energy and want to share the benefits that renewable energy can bring with communities in Ireland.

How does Community Power generate electricity?

Community Power buys renewable electricity from some small hydro and wind generators across Ireland, and it’s sold for use in homes, businesses, farms and community buildings.

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

If suppliers choose not to make a declaration, they are allocated the residual fuel mix, which is the fuel mix left over from the All Island fuel mix after individual supplier’s fuel mixes have been calculated.

For 2019, Community Power was allocated the residual fuel mix.

     
  • Gas 45.3%
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  • Renewable 34.8%
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  • Coal 6.5%
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  • Peat 10.4%
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  • Other 3%

Carbon dioxide emissions: 405 kg CO2 per MWh
National average is 254 kg CO2 per MWh
Source: CRU - 2019 Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions Report

Why choose Community Power?

Community Power has strong community values and is helping to develop additional renewable energy facilities in Ireland for a greener future.

There’s no early termination clause if you take out a Community Power plan, which means you can switch to another supplier at any time without penalty.

All of its customers are treated equally whether they’re brand new or have been with Community Power from the start.

Community Power FAQ’s

Can I sell my renewable electricity to Community Power?

Yes, but only if you have a renewable generator, approximately 50 Kw or greater.

At the moment, the Irish government does not currently support the sale of power generated from microgeneration (houses or small projects). ESBNetworks will be announcing more on this in 2021.

How do I switch to Community Power?

You can visit our guide, How to switch your gas and electricity to find out everything you need to know about switching your energy supplier.

What is the customer number for Community Power?

You can contact Community Power via:

  • Phone: 067-56005
  • Email: info@communitypower.ie
  • Post: 2nd Floor, Friars Court, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, E45KN59

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