The Public Service Obligation (PSO) Levy is a charge relating to the costs of purchasing peat generated electricity and the output of renewable, sustainable or alternative forms of energy purchased under various Government schemes. All electricity suppliers are obliged by government to apply these charges in the interests of security of supply and environmental protection.
It’s set by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU). The Public Service Obligation (PSO) levy for electricity has been set at €3.95 (inc. VAT) / €3.48 (ex. VAT) per month from 1 October 2018.;