Bord Gais Increase Electricity Prices

Today -August 1st 2011 – saw an increase in Electricity prices from Bord Gais.
This increase was announced a few weeks ago – and it means that ESB (Electric Ireland) are now even cheaper for Electricity than Bord Gais.
Bord Gais increased the standing charge from €104.40   to €116.92 a year  as well as raising the unit charge by 12% .

See the latest Comparison of Electricity Prices here

Bord Gais advertising used to compare it’s prices to the ESB rates – stating how much percentage savings you could make by doing the “BiG Switch” .
They now still claim to save you money by swithcing – but the savings shown are calculated based on switching from the Bord Gais standard rates!