SSE Airtricity has been in operation in the domestic market in Ireland since 2009. It offers a variety of electricity-only, gas-only and dual fuel plans to consumers and business customers.
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About SSE Airtricity Gas and Electricity
SSE Airtricity is a dual-fuel energy supplier, which has operated in the domestic Irish market since 2009. The company now supplies energy to over 300,000 customers in Ireland, making it one of the biggest suppliers in the Irish energy market.
SSE Airtricity is a wholly-owned division of SSE plc, the broadest-based energy utility in the UK.
SSE Airtricity price changes
Since 2015, SSE Airtricity has made 2 cuts to both its gas rates, and 3 cuts to its electricity rates, as follows:
- 1 April 2015 - 2% cut to electricity rates, 4% cut to gas rates
- 11 January 2016 - 2% cut to electricity rates
- 1 August 2016 - 5% cut to electricity rates, 5% cut to gas rates
How does SSE Airtricity 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 SSE Airtricity in 2015 is outlined below.
SSE Airtricity Fuel Mix 2015
Carbon dioxide emissions: 0 kg CO2 per MWh
National average is 393 kg CO2 per MWh
Source: CER’s 2015 Fuel Mix Disclosure and CO2 Emissions Report.
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