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Electricity Discount

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Electricity Discount

22% Discount

on our standard electricity prices

Option available with this plan:

Microgen

Microgen

Get credit for surplus solar energy. Ts&Cs apply.

Estimated annual bill €1,572
or €262 every 2 months*
Energy contract duration is 12 months
Discount duration is 12 months

Discounts explained

Urban 24 hour rate40.72 31.76 cent per kWh
Annual Standing Charge237.56
Prices displayed are effective from 9 November 2023 and are subject to change. PSO levy at €0. We recently announced a 10% reduction in electricity unit rates, 9.5% reduction in gas unit rates, and 8% reduction in standing charges, effective 29 February 2024. For current and future prices of rural and other tariffs, see Our tariffs explained.
Discount duration 12 months
After 12 months you'll get a 5% discount each and every year you're with us if you pay by Direct Debit and choose Paperless Billing.
Energy contract duration 12 months
If you leave before the end of the 12 month fixed term contract you may be charged a €50 exit fee.
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Receive paperless bills
No more bills in the post! With paperless billing you will reduce your footprint on environment and receive 3% discount on your energy.
Direct Debit payment
This is the easiest and most convenient way to pay your bill. Your bank account will be debited 14 days after your bill issue date for the total amount due on your bill. Payment will be taken for your bill every 2 months by Direct Debit. If you're an existing customer on Level Pay and sign up to a Green and/or Smart plan your level pay will stop. Any balance due will be taken with your next Direct Debit. Any credit will also be taken into account.

Below Terms and Conditions are valid for all Electricity offers (Green, EV (Electric Vehicle) and Standard)

With 12 months Fixed Term contract: discounts are off our electricity unit rates for 12 months.


After the end of 12 months contract you’ll enjoy 5% discount off electricity thereafter.


You must continue to pay by direct debit and receive paperless bills to continue to receive discounts. (Please note that the Direct Debit payment will be for your full bill amount. If you are an existing Bord Gáis Energy customer and were on Level Pay then this will no longer apply).


An early exit fee of €50 will apply if you leave before the end of your Fixed Term Electricity Contract.


Prices are effective from 9 November 2023 and are subject to change.


If you’re signing up for an offer with Hive Starter Pack, please check these additional terms and conditions


If you’re signing up for a green energy offer, your 100% electricity will be supplied from renewable sources. For more information visit our Green page.


All EV (electric vehicle) offers are not limited to customers who drive an electric vehicle. Please visit our Electric Vehicle page.

*Annual saving of €376 when this offer of 22% off our standard unit rates is compared to Bord Gáis Energy’s standard electricity tariff and using an average annual consumption of 4200 kWh in electricity.

Price Announcement 17 January 2024: All new rates will come into effect from 29 February 

Terms and Conditions of supply


** Estimated Annual Bill

The Estimated Annual Bill is calculated based on an average annual consumption of 4200 kWh in electricity (as defined by the CRU) and Bord Gáis Energy’s Electricity Urban 24 Hour Price Plan less any percentage discounts. Your actual rates may differ depending on your meter type. Free offers such as boiler services (where applicable) are NOT included. Please refer to Our Tariffs & Prices page for information on EAB and current rates.

Microgen export option available

Microgen export option is available on plans for qualifying customers who have solar panels installed and have been certified by ESB Networks. Subject to approval. Microgen Export Plan terms and conditions apply.