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SSE Airtricity the latest energy supplier to drop its prices on electricity and gas

SSE Airtricity the latest energy supplier to drop its prices on electricity and gas
Rob Flynn

Rob Flynn

Staff Writer

Ireland’s leading green energy supplier SSE Airtricity has dropped its prices for new and existing customers.

As wholesale energy costs continue to drop on the international market due to Covid-19, Irish customers will be happy to know that yet another energy supplier has announced a price decrease.

This time it’s SSE Airtricity’s turn to pass on the savings as it announced an energy decrease for over 320,000 residential energy customers in Ireland.

So, what are the changes ahead?

Who is SSE Airtricity?

SSE Airtricity prides itself on being the largest supplier of renewable energy in Ireland, providing 100% green electricity to homes across the country, as well as natural gas.

With a total of 28 onshore wind farms on the island and a combined investment of over €2.5 billion in the development of sustainable energy to date, SSE is committed to ensuring a green energy future on the Emerald Isle.

The price reduction

SSE has announced a 2.7% decrease on its electricity and an 11.5% decrease on its gas prices with the changes coming into effect from 1st May 2020.

The price reduction will be available to both new and existing customers and will see customers on one of SSE’s standard dual fuel tariffs save approximately €102 annually.

For those looking to make the switch to SSE today, the renewable energy provider is currently offering dual fuel customers a 26% electricity discount and a 20% gas discount with its 1 Year Home Dual Fuel plan.

1 Year Home Dual Fuel (Direct Debit & ebill) 26% Electricity & 20% Gas discount

1 Year Home Dual Fuel (Direct Debit & ebill) 26% Electricity & 20% Gas discount

26% electricity discount & 20% gas discount
  • 100% Green Electricity
  • Paperless Billing
  • Online account access
  • 1 year contract
  • Direct Debit with Budget Plan

Electricity Charges

15.29 cent per kWh

€180.79 standing charge

Gas Charges

4.631 cent per kWh
€115.59 standing charge

To see what other offers are available from SSE you can have a browse right here.

SSE currently has 244,262 household electricity customers and 85,815 household gas customers in Ireland.

Director of Home Energy at SSE Airtricity, David Manning said:

“I’m pleased today that we’re announcing price cuts on our natural gas and electricity standard rates. These reductions will help customers save around €102 on their annual energy costs.

“It comes at an anxious time for homes and families across the country and in these uncertain times I want to assure our customers we’re doing all we can to continue delivering the great service you expect from us.

Customers can visit to find more information and have many of their queries answered. Our Customer Service team is also available on web chat or on phones, and I’d like to encourage any customers with concerns around their energy bills to contact us and we’ll find a resolution together.”

Smart Home devices

If you’re looking to kit out your home with the next generation of smart home devices for that extra time spent indoors then why not take a look at this deal from SSE Airtricity.

The green energy provider is offering both duel fuel and single fuel plans with the latest smart home devices provided absolutely free with each.

The Smart Home Bundle Electricity includes a 10% discount on, you guessed it, electricity, and includes an Amazon Echo, Echo Dot, and the Climote home energy device (i.e. the digital version of the time-clock on your wall) - gratis!

While the Smart Home Bundle Dual Fuel also has a 10% discount, but on both electricity and gas, as well as including the newest generation Amazon Echo, Echo Show 5, and the Climote, too!

You can take a look at these great offers here.

Don’t forget, always compare offers

If you’re considering switching your energy provider, remember, it’s important to consider all suppliers and deals before you make any big decisions, so make sure that you’re always getting the best deal by comparing with

You can use our energy price comparison tool right here.


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