Pricing

How much does it cost?

There are no set up fees when you join Prepay Power and when you switch you'll receive your last ever bill from your current provider. 

We match the appropriate Electric Ireland Standard Electricity standing charge*. See the table below for unit rates.

There is a PSO levy of 20 cent per day, this fee is charged to all residential electricity customers regardless of supplier**.

There is also a prepayment service charge of 37.5 cent per day which helps us avoid charging you any set-up fees or deposits. It also covers the costs of building and maintaining Ireland's 1st Prepaid electricity network.

PrePayPower continually invest in the delivery of a top-quality electricity alternative that our customers have come to really rely on to help budget and control their electricity costs.

PrePayPower Standard 24 Hr Urban Electricity Rates
     
 Variable Charges
 Cent Per Unit
  Ex. VAT  Inc. VAT
 Unit Price  0.1701  0.1931

   
 Standing Charges  Daily  Annual
   Ex. VAT  Inc. VAT  Ex. VAT Inc. VAT 
 Standing Charge 24 Hr Urban
0.3370  0.3825  123.01  139.61
 Public Service Obligation Levy 
 0.1764  0.2002   64.37  73.06
 Prepayment Service Charge
 0.3300  0.3746  120.45  136.71
 PrePayPower Standard 24 Hr Rural Electricity Rates
     
 Variable Charges
 Cent Per Unit
  Ex. VAT  Inc. VAT
 Unit Price  0.1701  0.1931

   
 Standing Charges  Daily  Annual
   Ex. VAT  Inc. VAT  Ex. VAT Inc. VAT 
 Standing Charge 24 Hr Rural
0.4493  0.5100  163.99  186.13
 Public Service Obligation Levy 
 0.1764  0.2002  64.37 73.06
 Prepayment Service Charge
 0.3300  0.3746  120.45  136.71
PrePayPower Urban NightSaver Electricity Rates
     
 Variable Charges
 Cent Per Unit
  Ex. VAT  Inc. VAT
 Unit Price Day 0.1817  0.2062
 Unit Price Night 0.0898 0.1019

   
 Standing Charges  Daily  Annual
   Ex. VAT  Inc. VAT  Ex. VAT Inc. VAT 
 Standing Charge Urban NightSaver
0.4626  0.5251  168.85  191.64
 Public Service Obligation Levy 
 0.1764  0.2002  64.37  73.06
 Prepayment Service Charge
 0.3300  0.3746  120.45  136.71
PrePayPower Rural NightSaver Electricity Rates
     
 Variable Charges
 Cent Per Unit
  Ex. VAT  Inc. VAT
 Unit Price Day 0.1817 0.2062
 Unit Price Night 0.0898 0.1019

   
 Standing Charges  Daily  Annual
   Ex. VAT  Inc. VAT  Ex. VAT Inc. VAT 
 Standing Charge Rural NightSaver
 0.5857  0.6648  213.78  242.64
 Public Service Obligation Levy 
 0.1764  0.2002  64.73 73.06
 Prepayment Service Charge
 0.3300  0.3746  120.45  136.71

Prices shown are including & excluding VAT of 13.5%.

These prices are subject to change; new prices will be published on your meter.

Electricity costs can be checked at anytime on your keypad. Button 3 shows the per unit rate, and button 7 shows the total daily standing charge (Network Standing Charge, PSO Levy and PrePayPower Standing Charge).

Unit Price is the cost per kilowatt hour (kWh) used. A kilowatt hour is the unit used to measure energy use.

Standing charges are a combination of the fixed charges associated with providing electricity network services and a share of the supply costs in servicing your account.

*Price comparisons made vs. equivalent appropriate Electric Ireland Standard Electricity standing charges as of Jan 1st 2014***. Pricing is subject to change.

**The Public Service Obligation (PSO) Levy for electricity has been set at the October 2014 VAT inclusive rate of €73.06 per annum (20.02c per day). This applies to all domestic electricity customers, regardless of supplier. This fee is used to recoup additional costs incurred by the ESB and other suppliers and goes towards investing in Ireland’s commitment to generating a sustainable, renewable and indigenous energy supply.

***Electric Ireland have announced a price change that will take effect from the 17th of November 2014.

Signing up to PrePayPower is subject to a 12 month contract. If broken, an early termination fee of €11.25 a month applies (based on a 30-day month at 37.5c a day), for the remainder of your contract.

Sign up to PrePayPower now, learn about all the great benefits of pay as you go electricity, or call us on 1890 987 839 to discuss all of your options today.