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Energia power ahead in battle for Irish households switching electricity and gas

December 11

Energia was the most popular energy company for Irish households switching electricity and gas provider during the first half of 2015.

Energia power ahead in battle for Irish households switching electricity and gas

Energia was the most popular energy company for Irish households.

A new report from the CER on Ireland’s electricity and gas retail markets* shows that Energia were the biggest overall beneficiary for households switching energy supplier in H1 2015. In the first quarter of 2015 over 4,396 households switched to Energia for electricity, making it the most popular choice for switchers. Energia also experienced the largest net gain in the home gas market in Q1, growing by 5.8% or 7,073 households.

 

Energia’s market share (customer numbers) in the domestic energy segment continued to grow strongly, up by over +11.4% in the first half of 2015. Over 63,000 Irish households now get their energy from Energia.  

 

With Energia’s current offer householders can save a massive €388 on their energy bills over the next year. The offer is available to anyone switching to Energia on www.energia.ie from 27th November until 27th December 2015.

 

Consumers who select either a Dual Fuel or electricity-only home energy plan can avail of €50 cashback on top of the existing savings. The cashback amount will be applied as a credit to the customer’s first or second bill of 2016.  If you are a Dual Fuel customer, the €50 credit will be applied to your first or second electricity bill of 2016.  

 

In addition to offering the cheapest dual fuel bundle in the market, Energia has also recently turned up the heat on rivals in the home energy market by providing free boiler and home heating emergency insurance to all Energia customers.

 

Energia’s Head of Marketing Geoff Codd said, “We promise to always be competitive on price and are delighted that Irish households are responding by making us the fastest growing supplier in home energy market. Our dual fuel bundle has consistently led the field, so it’s no surprise that when consumers are switching, they’re choosing Energia.”

 

“The message is clear, if you would like to save a massive €388 off your annual energy costs, switch to Energia.”

 

Energia also remains the greenest home electricity supplier in the Republic of Ireland, achieving the award for the second year running. 

 

* The CER’s full report is available here http://www.cer.ie/docs/000646/CER15281%20Electricity%20and%20gas%20retail%20markets%20report%20Q1Q2.pdf

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