Electric Ireland announces electricity price increase from 1st May 2022

  • Electric Ireland announces a 30% increase on electricity bills, which equates to an increase of approximately £4.21 per week on an average residential electricity bill
  • The rise in price is due to continued market volatility and unprecedented increases in wholesale energy costs

Issued at: 12.30 Wednesday 30th March 2022

Electric Ireland has today announced that it will increase the average residential electricity bill in Northern Ireland by 30% from 1st May 2022. This will equate to an increase of approximately £4.21 per week on the average residential electricity bill.

Derek Hynes, Head of Residential Markets, Electric Ireland commented: With world events continuing to impact on global wholesale energy prices, we have unfortunately been forced today to announce a price increase for residential customers.”

“We would like to assure our customers we will continue to work and engage with you during this uncertain time.” Derek added.

Electric Ireland has circa 103,000 customers in Northern Ireland.

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