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Glowpower

Glowpower launched in Ireland in November 2019 and provides a number of electricity-only plans for homes across Ireland. Here’s a summary of their different tariffs and how much they could cost.

Glowpower’s cheapest electricity plans

This table shows Glowpower’s electricity-only plans, and what each would cost in the first year if you used the average amount of electricity. According to the CRU, the average electricity customer uses 4,200 kWh per year.

Fuel type Plan Name Price
Electricity Summer Glow Simple €836
Electricity Everyday Saver 28% Discount €926
Electricity Everyday Saver €944
Electricity Evergreen €953
Electricity Standard €1,180

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Above rates effective as of 1 November 2020.

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About Glowpower Electricity

Glowpower is an electricity supplier, which has operated in the Irish market since November 2019.

Glowpower is led by energy industry experts with over 30 years of combined industry experience across the globe.

Glowpower price changes

In October 2020, Glowpower announced that it was to increase its electricity unit rates by 4.8% from 1 November.

How does Glowpower generate electricity?

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, Glowpower was allocated the residual fuel mix.

Glowpower Fuel Mix 2019

     
  • 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%
  • Gas 43%
  • Renewable 23.9%
  • Coal 17.9%
  • Peat 12.1%
  • 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

Energy Switching FAQ’s

Are there limits to how many times I can change supplier?

You may change suppliers as often as you like, but your old supplier may charge for cancellation or early termination if you don’t give sufficient notice or you cancel during the minimum term.

Can I revert my decision to change energy supplier?

Under consumer protection laws you have a statutory 14-day cooling-off period. Contact your new supplier if you should change your mind during this period and you can cancel the switch free of charge.

How soon can my energy switch be completed?

As per industry standard, it can usually take 7-14 days for your switch to be carried out. The time it takes for your switch to be completed will depend on the supplier, however, it shouldn’t take any longer than 28 days. Your new supplier will coordinate the switch with your old supplier. It’s important to make sure that you are out of contract with your current supplier before you sign up with a new supplier.

How will I know that my energy switch is complete?

You should receive a welcome pack and price plan information from your new supplier.

I've decided on a new energy supplier/deal - what's next?

So, you have found a new energy deal and submitted an application form to make the switch to a new supplier.

Once your new supplier receives and confirms your application, they’ll handle the switch with your old supplier, so you don’t need to worry about that. Remember, though, that if you decide to switch while you’re still on a discounted tariff with your current supplier, you will have to pay an early exit fee.

After your switch, you’ll receive a final bill from your old supplier, which you’ll need to pay to close your account. Once this is done, you should also ensure you cancel all Direct Debits to this supplier, too.

All energy suppliers use the same network and pipes to provide energy to your home, so you won’t have any interruption in supply.

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