Our Pricing for You

Cheapest* Standard Unit Rate

Cheapest Standard Unit Rate
  • We offer the cheapest* standard unit rate in the electricity market.
  • On average, your consumption makes up 72%** of your annual electricity costs - this means the standard unit rate is the most important factor to watch when paying for electricity.

Our Straightforward Pricing

  • Our Standing Charge is cheaper than many other suppliers.
  • Our Prepayment Service Charge is 37.5 cent per day to help us avoid charging upfront set-up fees and to maintain our service
  • The Government PSO levy is 20 cent per day.

You Choose an Installation Option

Free Set-up of Electricity Control
  • You can choose not to pay upfront charges for installation of our Smart Control System.
  • Alternatively, you can choose to pay for it upfront to reduce your daily charges.
  • Our Smart Control system will help you save*** on the electricity you use.

More information on our Pricing and Rates. View our Schedule of Charges

* Unit Rate comparison was made against all electricity suppliers’ standard unit rates on 01/03/2015. Savings relate to a reduction in electricity usage. Pricing is subject to change. Standing & Pay As You Go Service Charges apply. All information correct as of March-2015. See www.prepaypower.ie/pricing for full pricing details.
** 72% consumption rated based on PrePayPower’s standard 24hr urban tariff unit rates, standing charges, PSO levy and Prepayment service charge as of 01/03/2015 and the industry agreed average annual consumption figures of 5,300 kwh.
*** Analysis of over 2,500 PrePayPower customers found an average electricity consumption saving of 6.6% over a two year period. For more details see www.prepaypower.ie/save.

How much does PrePayPower cost?

At PrePayPower we try to make the cost of our electricity as clear and transparent as possible for our customers. Our electricity costs are made up of four elements:

1. Electricity Standard Unit Rate

PrePayPower offers the cheapest* electricity Standard Unit Rate in the Pay-As-You-Go electricity market. Standard unit rates are the price you pay for the electricity you consume. On average your consumption makes up 72%** of your annual electricity costs which makes the standard unit rate you pay the biggest consideration when choosing an electricity provider. Click here for a full list of our unit rates.

2. Standing Charge

PrePayPower offer a competitive Standing Charge which is cheaper than many other suppliers. This charge covers the cost to develop, maintain and supply your home through Ireland’s electricity network. From continuing to upgrade Ireland’s infrastructure to fixing outages after severe weather storms your standing charges contribute towards innovation and stability in Ireland’s world-class electricity network. Click here for to see standing charges  

3. Prepayment Service Charge

There is also a Prepayment Service Charge of 37.5 cent per day which helps us avoid charging you any upfront 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 service for our customers.

4. Government Public Service Obligation Levy

The Public Service Obligation (PSO) Levy is a mandatory charge that is the same amount regardless of what electricity provider you choose. It covers the generation of indigenous fuels (e.g. Peat) and renewable energy, it is mandated by Government and approved by the European Commission. The levy is used to contribute to the additional costs incurred by the ESB and other electricity generators which are not recovered by the standing charges. 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). Learn more   

What Does Our Smart Control System Do?

When you switch, we'll install our Smart PrePay System in your home. With the touch of a button you can track and save*** on the electricity you use. See how much you're saving in terms of days, weeks and months.

The Smart Control System even shows you when appliances are left on around your home. If you're looking for a better way to stay on top of your electricity costs, you've found it!

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