Electricity and Gas Prices

Department/Agency

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)

Key information

Electricity and gas prices and taxes for industrial and domestic consumers. Real average electricity and gas prices for business and domestic consumers classified by consumption band. Comparative figures are provided for the EU.

Source

Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Commission for Energy Regulation, European Commission, European Commission Directorate General for Energy and Transport, Eurostat, International Energy Agency, National Grid, Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland.

Scope

All gas and electricity suppliers.

Frequency

Twice yearly

Reference period

6 months of the reference year

Start date

2008

Timeliness

Typically 7 months after the end of the reference period

Classifications

  • Electricity consumption band (Business)
    Band IA (Consumption < 20 MWh); Band IB (20 MWh < Consumption < 500 MWh); Band IC (500 MWh < Consumption < 2,000 MWh); Band ID (2,000 MWh < Consumption < 20,000 MWh); Band IE (20,000 MWh < Consumption < 70,000 MWh); Band IF (70,000 MWh < Consumption < 150,000 MWh); Band IG (Consumption > 150,000 MWh).
  • Gas consumption band (Business)
    Band I1 (Consumption < 1,000 GJ); Band I2 (1,000 GJ < Consumption < 10,000 GJ); Band I3 (10,000 GJ < Consumption < 100,000 GJ); Band I4 (100,000 GJ < Consumption < 1,000,000 GJ); Band I5 (1,000,000 GJ < Consumption < 4,000,000 GJ); Band I6 (Consumption > 4,000,000 GJ).
  • Electricity consumption band (Domestic/Household)
    Band DA (Consumption < 1,000 KWh); Band DB (1,000 kWh < Consumption < 2,500 kWh); Band DC (2,500 kWh < Consumption < 5,000 kWh); Band DD (5,000 kWh < Consumption < 15,000 kWh); Band DE (Consumption > 15,000 kWh).
  • Gas consumption band (Domestic/Household)
    Band D1 (Consumption < 20 GJ); Band Medium (20 GJ < Consumption < 200 GJ); Band D3 (Consumption > 200 GJ).

Theme

Environment, Climate and Energy - Energy

Page Created

2010-06-11

Page Modified

2015-08-05

Keywords

average averages band domestic consumption comparative comparison electricity energy eu gas household price prices real seai sei