Are Pay As You Go customers eligible for the payment?

Yes, Pay As You Go customers are eligible for the government payment. If you're a PAYG customer, we’ll send you an SMS when your credit is available.

Just to let you know, there is a ‘hard-coded’ single vend limit of €100 on a small amount of legacy PAYG meters. Customers using legacy PAYG meters will need to redeem their credit over three separate transactions over the space of a few days. 

Once you receive your SMS:

You'll need to top up by a minimum of €10 to redeem each stage of credit. When this is done you'll receive a new 40-digit code which will credit your meter with the Government electricity credit once entered. Once the credit is applied you can access it by vending three times as below:  

  • Purchase a top-up of €10, and €90 of the Government Electricity Credit will be applied for a total top-up of €100. 
  • Purchase a top-up of €10, and €90 of the Government Electricity Credit will be applied for a total top-up of €100. 
  • Purchase a top-up of €10, and €20 of the Government Electricity Credit will be applied for a total top-up of €30. 

You can top up your PAYG meter online here or at any Payzone store.