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Fuel Mix Disclosure

Here is the breakdown of the fuel sources we use to supply electricity and the associated environmental impact over the preceding year. Simply put, this tells you what the electricity you use is made from, and what emissions it creates.

Electric Ireland Disclosure Label

Applicable Period: January 2017 to December 2017


Electricity supplied
has been sourced from
the following fuel
Electricity Supplied
by Electric Ireland
(All Island)
(% of total)

Average All Island
Market for comparison
(% of total)

Coal 7.7% 9.8%
Natural Gas 55.9% 40.0%
Renewables 31.9% 44.5%
Peat 3.8% 4.9%
Oil 0.5% 0.9%
Other 0.2% 0.0%
Total 100% 100%
Environmental impact
CO2 emissions 361g/kWh 325g/kWh

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