Electricity top discount

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Top discount

Get up to 20% discount off our standard unit rates*

Your estimated annual bill for this plan is €1,764.93*

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Great Discounts

Switch and get up to 20% discount off our standard unit rates*

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Our electricity prices

Your bill consists of 3 kinds of 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)

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

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. 

(incl. VAT)
Urban 24 hr
Rural 24 hr
Urban Nightsaver
Rural Nightsaver
Urban Smart
Rural Smart
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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.



Your discount is automatically applied so you can start enjoying our great rates without delay.

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.

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


This contract is for 12 months

Customize this plan

Direct Debit

If you don’t pay by direct debit you’ll reduce your electricity discount and you’ll have to pay a €300 security deposit.

You can pay by An Post, credit union, phone, cheque, or bank transfer.

Go Paperless

If you don’t choose to receive bills by email you’ll reduce your electricity discount .

You’ll receive your bill in the post.

Standard Meter

You've chosen to sign-up for our Top discount 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.