Electricity and gas welcome credit

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Welcome credit

10% off home energy plus €300 credit*

Your estimated annual bill for this plan is €3,646.74*

Switch now

Join Generation Green and get:

Welcome Credit

Enjoy a warm welcome with a credit of €300* off your bill

Green Energy

Power your home using cleaner, greener electricity, with 10% discount on our standard unit rates.

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Our electricity and gas prices

Your bill consists of 3 charges

Including VAT
Excluding VAT

Unit rates(cents/kWh)

This is the cost per kilowatt hour (kWh) of energy used. 

Electricity Discounted rate
(inc VAT)
Standard rate
(inc VAT)
24hr meter
Night Saver meter (Day)
Night Saver meter (Night)

Smart meter unit rates

If you've had a smart meter installed, you can upgrade to Smart Services and select one of our smart meter tariffs. Your meter will move to Day, Night or Peak set up, so you'll be able to shift your daily energy to less expensive times of the day.
Smart Day
(8am to 11pm excluding peak times)
Smart Night
(11pm to 8am)
Smart Peak
(5pm to 7pm)
Discounted rate
(incl. VAT)
Standard rate
(incl. VAT)
Cent per kWh

Standing charges (Fixed charge)

These are charges associated with providing electricity and gas network services and a share of the supply costs in servicing your account. They may vary by supplier. These charges will still apply even during periods of no consumption.

Electricity meter type
€ per year
(inc VAT)
Cent per day
(inc VAT)
Urban 24hr meter
Urban Night saver
Rural 24hr Meter
Rural Night saver
Urban Smart
Rural Smart
Gas meter type
Per year
(incl. VAT)
Per day
(incl. VAT)

Natural gas carbon tax

An excise duty, called Natural Gas Carbon Tax (NGCT), has been applied to supplies of natural gas to consumers in the State. This tax applies to all domestic natural gas customers, irrespective of supplier.

Per kWh
(inc. VAT)
Per kWh
(ex. VAT)

PSO levy (Public Services Obligation)

This applies to all domestic electricity customers. The current rate has been set at €0 from Oct 1 2023.

Rate per year
(inc VAT)

Estimated annual bill

This estimated annual bill includes the discounts associated with this plan based on DD/eBill. 

Electricity and gas
(incl. VAT)
Urban 24 hr + Gas
Rural 24 hr + Gas
Urban Nightsaver + Gas
Rural Nightsaver + Gas
Urban Smart + Gas
Rural Smart + Gas
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Switching made easy


Switch to us

Once you've signed up, we'll take care of the rest, with no disruption to your supply. We'll send you a welcome letter within 14 days.


Pay your first bill

We’ll email you instructions on how to claim your Welcome Credit.

Phone 0818 81 81 10

Monday to Friday 8am - 6.30pm

Request a call back

We’ll call you back at a day & time that suits

Good to know


You’ll be signing up to a 1 year contract. If you leave early, there’s a termination charge of €50 per utility.

Direct debits

If you cancel your direct debit, a €300 deposit will be applied to your account.

14 days to change your mind

After you’ve signed up online, you’ll have 14 calendar days to cancel your switch.

Your plan details

Electricity & Gas
Electricity & Gas

€300 welcome credit*

This contract is for 12 months

Included in this plan

Direct Debit

Email Billing

Standard Meter

You've chosen to sign-up for our Welcome credit offer. During the sign-up, you will be placed on a rate applicable to your meter type. If you select smart services, you will be placed on a Day / Night / Peak rate.