Moving Home? Get hooked up with an energy supplier

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Setting up your energy suppliers couldn't be easier

Getting organised and ready to move into a new home can be a nerve-wracking experience.

Essential and top of the list to make your new home move-in ready is getting hooked up with power and heating. With bonkers.ie setting up with energy suppliers for your gas and electricity needs is about as easy as you could hope for! We ensure that the whole process takes just a few minutes and you can do it all online.

Not only is the process of signing up easy, our energy price comparison calculator also makes sure that you’re getting the very best value for your money based on just a couple of pieces of information.

We are proudly accredited by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) as an accurate and impartial service, so you can rest assured regarding our trustworthiness.

bonkers.ie is accredited by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities as an impartial, accurate and independent supplier of energy price comparisons.

The Commission for Regulation of Utilities assists energy customers by providing information and resolving complaints. For more information visit https://www.cru.ie/home/customer-care/

What information will I need to set up gas and electricity in my new home?

You will need three key pieces of information to set up your gas and electricity:

Recent meter reading: Taking a meter reading is very easy. Simply locate your meters for gas and electricity (there will be a separate one for each utility), read the number on the dial from left to right and ignore any digits in red. Simple!

MPRN & GPRN: Your MPRN is an 11 digit meter point reference number for your electricity and your GPRN is a seven digit gas point reference number. You can find out what both of these numbers are by calling ESB Networks and Gas Networks Ireland respectively.

Once you’ve signed up to a supplier, you’ll find these numbers at the top of every bill you receive which is handy because you’ll need them to switch suppliers in future.

How can I compare gas and electricity suppliers on bonkers.ie?

Once you have the information stated above to hand, head over to bonkers.ie and click onto the energy price comparison page. Key in your information and you’ll be shown a list of the energy deals available on the market, across all of Ireland’s ten suppliers.

You’ll be able to compare on price, review special introductory discounts, cashback incentives as well as each individual supplier’s detailed fuel mixes, unit prices rates and standing charges.

Anything else I need to know?

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