Take the time to compare all the energy suppliers in Northern Ireland and get the best rate for you!Electricity
More suppliers have entered into the electricity market in Northern Ireland over the last number of years and electricity prices have reduced. If you have your own electricity meter, you can choose who supplies your electricity. A number of websites are available to help compare suppliers, including http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/energy/electricity-gas-price-comparison. Before entering into any agreement, we would advise that prices are checked directly with suppliers along with all terms and conditions.
If you live in the greater Belfast area and your home is heated using natural gas then you may be able to choose between two suppliers; SSE Airtricity or Firmus Energy. You can contact SSE Airtricity on 0345 900 5253 or visit them at www.airtricitygasni.com, and Firmus Energy can be contacted on 0800 032 4567 or online at www.firmusenergy.co.uk. You can also compare suppliers prices at http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/energy/electricity-gas-price-comparison
It is anticipated that more suppliers will enter into the natural gas market in Northern Ireland in the near future.
If you use heating oil to heat your home then you will no doubt be aware that there are a large number of suppliers. We would advise when ordering heating oil, to compare prices. You can do this by using the Consumer Council’s price comparison tool at http://www.consumercouncil.org.uk/energy/energy-price-comparison/ which is updated weekly.
Oil buying clubs can bring significant savings to many homes in Northern Ireland. There may be an oil buying club in your area which you can join and by grouping heating oil orders you could pay a reduced price. For more information on this please contact Bryson Energy on 0800 1422 867 or visit their website at www.brysonenergy.org/projects-and-partnerships/140-oil-buying-club-scheme where you will find a map showing the current oil buying clubs in Northern Ireland and check if there is a club near you.