What is the Microgeneration Export Plan?

Under our Microgeneration Export Plan, Bord Gáis Energy is offering our customers, both business and homeowners, 18.5 cent per kWh for any excess electricity that they are microgenerating and exporting to the grid. This rate will be offered to both metered and eligible deemed* customers.  

We've contacted eligible Bord Gáis Energy customers to accept our terms and conditions and register for the plan. Alternatively, you can contact us to sign up. 

You can also sign up via your online account by following the below steps:

  1. Sign in to your online account. If you don't have an account, register here.
  2. Click on the grey banner 'You can sell your surplus energy' from within your account list or account details page, and follow the steps to sign up. 
Image of online account banner stating 'You can sell your surplus energy'

Please note, your payment will be made every six months as a credit to your supply invoice. For more information on microgeneration and our rates, please visit our microgeneration page.

*Deemed customers are customers who are not eligible under the National Smart metering program to have a smart meter installed.  In this case, your export amount will be calculated (deemed) using a pre-determined formula.

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