Wholesale energy prices have fallen by an average of 13pc in Europe, but savings passed on to Irish consumers only amount to 1pc.
Cheaper Home Gas
Maybe the energy firms were ‘rounding down’? If you have an average bill, and you want to save up to €145 on your home gas spend, the simple answer is to shop around.
Best: Flogas - €798.45 per year
Hmmmm: Bord Gais Energy - €943.72 per year
Saving: €145.47 per year
If your mortgage protection is up for renewal it is worth comparing your options, especially considering how much you will save over a full-term. Our quote includes serious-illness cover for a 35-year-old couple; both non-smokers; no pre-existing serious illness; cover for a €300,000 mortgage.
Best: Zurich Life (via chill.ie) - €73.19pm
Hmmmm: Irish Life (via chill.ie) - €95.86pm
Saving: €22.67/month or €6,801 over 25years
Cut Price Electricity
While you’re on the phone to your gas supplier, why not make another call to save yourself some money on your electricity bill? By checking on bonkers.ie to see what supplier suits you best, you could save yourself over €200 in year one, basied on an average household bill.
Best: Bord Gais Energy - €997.63 per year
Hmmmm: Electric Ireland - €1206.16 per year
Saving: €208.53 per year