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Electricity quotes Northern Ireland

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An online guide for finding, comparing and understanding electricity supplier quotes

Why get an electricity quote

Getting an electricity quote online is a quick and easy way to check if you can make savings. Frequently requesting and comparing electricity quotes ensures you are likely to always get the best deal. Our team of energy experts will provide you with comparative electricity quotes from Northern Ireland suppliers and explain prices and energy plans so that you can make an informed choice. Asking for a formal electricity quote will help you to weigh up the overall value and entire range of benefits available to you. You can request an electricity quote online now to find out how much you could save and make the switch now.

When to get an electricity quote

Getting an electricity quote is a smart way to stay ahead of new plans, products and services that can bring increased overall value, convenience and satisfaction to you as a customer.
The best time to get an electricity quote can vary but here are some suggestions:

1. If you haven’t switched for 12-18 months
If you had originally opted for a fixed term contract with your supplier, it may last around 12-18 months. Once you’ve reached the end of this period, your supplier may move you to a standard tariff. These tariffs can be more expensive, so it is worth getting an electricity quote once these deals are coming to an end.  All of our electricity plans are contract free, there are no tie-ins, no exit fees meaning every customer is treated equally whether you’re just joined or been with us for a lifetime! Compare online now.

2. In early Autumn
Winter is typically a time when you use more electricity to light and heat your home. This can mean increased costs or bills over the winter months. Get an electricity quote before the arrival of colder and darker days to see if you can make savings ahead of time. Our team can review your winter bill amounts from previous years and advise you on how to save energy around the home too. Book a call back to discuss your electricity usage.

3. When you’re moving house
Your energy needs may change when you move house and how you pay for your electricity may change too. When moving house consider whether the property has a credit meter which will mean you will receive a bill or a Keypad top up meter which means you will pay as you go. Similarly if you are building a new house you may want to get an electricity quote to help you choose the type of electricity meter for your new property as this will impact your electricity payment and plan options. Although moving home is a busy time, getting an electricity quote is quick and simple, and could save you money in the long term.

4. When you find out your electricity price is changing 
Depending on how your supplier generates or where your supplier sources your electricity from, external factors can play a part in the price you pay. This may include unpredictable weather conditions for Wind or Solar generation, fluctuating gas or oil prices or simply changes in standing charges which are the fixed costs associated with the supply of electricity to your home. Regardless of the reason your supplier must inform you if your electricity price is changing and getting an electricity quote can help you plan ahead for this.

How to get an electricity quote 

Getting an electricity quote is really quick and simple! All you need to do is:

  • Fill in a short online form entering your name, phone number, email address and a time that suits you for a member of our team to contact you. To help us prepare a quote please tell us if you receive a bill for your electricity or if you are a Keypad pay as you go customer.
  • Our experts will call you back to discuss plans, prices and provide you with a comparative quote for the cost of your electricity. We know that no two houses are the same, so every electricity quote is personalised to you.  
  • There are also a range of comparison websites and the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland which can help support you when shopping around.

We are committed to finding you the best deal and overall value for money, get in touch to see if you could make savings.

Understanding your electricity quote

Understanding electricity quotes doesn’t need to be complicated, our team are on hand to guide you through a range of prices and plans and answer any questions you may have. If you are not currently a customer then to help us prepare a comparative quote for you, it will be helpful if you have the following information to hand:

1. Tariff Name
Your current tariff or plan will most likely have a name and you should be able to find this on a recent bill, letter or email. 

2. Your electricity costs in the last 12 months
Your bill will normally show the cost of your electricity over the last 12 months. If you are a Keypad pay as you go customer your annual statement will show your top up amounts for the previous year.

3. Contract conditions
This will detail the terms of your contract including your unit rate prices, exit fees and end date.

4. Switching incentives and discounts
To get a truly comparative quote it’s important to weigh up short term switching benefits with the price you will pay longer term when introductory offers end or switching incentives stop. 

Our team will happily talk you through your comparison quotes, you can contact them here.

Top tips for comparing electricity quotes

Comparing electricity quotes in Northern Ireland can be competitive so doing your homework or speaking to one of our energy experts provides an opportunity to find the best deal for your home. 

Here are some of our top tips for comparing electricity quotes:

  • Look at your current usage and unit rate price and have these to hand when requesting a quote to make the comparison process quick and easy
  • Check out free comparison tools online to view a range of options available to you
  • Consider factors which might be important to you like the option to go green or perhaps you are an electric vehicle owner with specific electricity needs. Whatever your requirements, we can help find a plan to fit!


A few additional factors which may be helpful to consider when comparing electricity quotes online:

  • How you pay can affect the price you pay. Customers who pay by Direct Debit or Keypad pay as you go typically get better deals with discounts or Reward available.
  • Consider what added value options are available to you. Check out smart technology, customer loyalty schemes or online account features that are important to your overall experience as a customer.
  • Remember to check all terms and conditions with your supplier such as exit fees and out of contract rates. We’re delighted that every customer with us enjoys complete freedom of choice, no contracts, no hidden fees, ever!

What to do next after receiving an electricity quote

When you’re happy with your electricity quote you can switch online!

 

What do I need to switch online?

  • Your address, contact information and postcode
  • Your meter point reference number or keypad reference number.
  • A meter reading
  • Your bank details (if paying by Direct Debit)