Cheapest Gas Prices in Ireland

Gas Prices in Ireland Compared  (For New customers only) Checked  November 2nd 2019

Bord Gais Energy (who are owned by UK based firm Centrica) now have 6 competitors for the supply of Natural Gas to households in Ireland. ( Flogas ,  SSE Airtricity , Electric Ireland , Energia , Just Energy and Panda Power.)

Which supplier has the cheapest gas prices in Ireland ?

Shown below is a gas price comparison based on an annual gas usage of  11000 kwH per year.  This is typical usage for a medium-sized household using gas for heating and hot water. We have worked out the savings that could be made in the first year for someone currently on Bord Gais Energy standard rates switching to another provider. We have shown the cheapest switching deals from each supplier over 12 months.

Tip: All gas users also use electricity – so you might get a better overall deal if you get both your gas and electricity from the same supplier.
See our page on Dual Fuel Prices Compared

As you can see from the gas price comparison below –  a Bord Gais Energy customer on standard rates not paying by direct debit, using 11000 kWh of gas a year would save €134 over the first year on their gas bill by switching to Flogas.   Lower than average users of gas would be better off switching to Electric Ireland because of the €100 cashback.

Figures include VAT, standing charges and carbon tax. Rounded to the nearest Euro. Carbon tax is currently €46.19 inc VAT on usage of 11000KwH Prices for new customers paying by direct debit.


Supplier
First Year
Cost 11000
Kwh

Savings
in Year
One
Standing
Chg

€cent
per
Kwh

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Flogas
€671€134€52.825.197
Panda Power €673 €132 €164 4.755
Electric Ireland
683122€1035.762
Iberdrola
€693€112€1014.958
Bord Gais Std Rate€8050€1016.02

The Electric Ireland price includes a €100 cashback.

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You might get a better overall deal if you switch both your gas and electricity to the same supplier. See our page on Dual Fuel Prices Compared

Be aware that Irish energy comparison sites don’t include cashback offers when calculating the total annual charges.  So, don’t always assume that the supplier they show at the top of their list will actually be the best deal for you. You need to add on any cashback offers to work out the total savings over 12 months. (We have done that for you in the table above)

Tip – 12 months after switching energy supplier you should always look at switching again to get the best deal . It only takes a few minutes .

See our page on Cheapest Electricity in Ireland here.

Some energy  providers often have discount or promotional codes – check our Discount Alert page for any currrent codes.

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4 thoughts on “Cheapest Gas Prices in Ireland

  1. €cent / kWh doesn’t appear to calculate correctly or be consistent:
    e.g. Flogas ((673-50))/110=€cent 5.66

    can you please clarify

    • Thanks for the question Jacob .Carbon Tax is the missing amount. On Average usage, it is currently €40.70 annually plus VAT for all gas suppliers.

    • Hi Anthony. That €112.34 might be the charge for existing customers – but the standing charge and unit rate is lower on the promotional offer for new and existing customers. (It will increase after a year)

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