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Pinergy has been in operation in Ireland since 2013. It offers electricity-only, pre-pay plans, and the company has over 27,000 domestic customers.

Pinergy’s cheapest electricity plan

Fuel type Plan Name Price  
Electricity Standard €1,280  

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The above table display’s Pinergy’s standard pre-pay electricity plan, and what it would cost the average electricity customer for the first year. According to the CRU, the average electricity customer uses 4,200 kWh per year.

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About Pinergy Electricity

Pinergy is a prepay electricity provider. While prepay electricity rates are generally more expensive than traditional tariffs, these types of plans can be beneficial for people who want to take more control of their energy usage and avoid estimated bills.

Pinergy has a range of user-friendly smart energy technologies which allow customers to monitor and control their electricity usage, and become more energy efficient.

Customers can top up via Pinergy’s Smart mobile app, anytime, anywhere and can see their energy consumption every day through its Pinergy Smart In Home Display.

Pinergy price changes

Pinergy’s most recent price change, which came into effect from 1 November 2020, seen a 2.7% increase to their residential electricity prices, which equates to an increase of approximately €28 per annum on the average residential electricity bill.

Prior to this, Pinergy announced a 2.6% decrease to their residential electricity, effective from 1 June 2020.

On 1 August 2018, Pinergy hiked its electricity rates by 9.38%, adding €71.76 onto the average annual bill.

How does Pinergy generate gas and electricity?

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) requires that electricity suppliers disclose the sources they use to generate their energy each year. The fuel mix used by Pinergy in 2019 is outlined below.

Pinergy Fuel Mix 2019

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

Carbon dioxide emissions: 0 kg CO2 per MWh
National average is 254 kg CO2 per MWh
Source: CRU - 2019 Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions Report

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