Electricity and Gas Suppliers
You can choose which supplier provided electricity or gas to your home. Suppliers provide a range of tariffs, deals and perks to attract you as a customer. So it is important to shop around to make sure you are on the best deal and switch if you are not.
And Power to Switch makes this easy. We compare all deals and offers from all suppliers making it simple to find a better energy deal and switch.
There are five electricity suppliers in Northern IReland and over 30 tariffs to choose from. When you switch there is no change to your wires or meter – just a different supplier and a better deal. You don’t even have to tell your old supplier you are leaving!
The five electricity suppliers are:
The domestic gas market in the Greater Belfast, Larne and East Down area (Phoenix Natural Gas Network) is open to competition which means customers can shop around and switch gas supplier. There are currently two gas suppliers to choose from who are Firmus Energy and SSE Airtricity Gas:
Currently in the ‘ten towns’ area (Firmus Energy Gas Network), which is mainly the ten towns outside the Greater Belfast area, domestic gas customers can only choose from one supplier. Therefore firmus energy tariff applies to all domestic consumers although other suppliers are able to enter the market.
In the west of Northern Ireland (Gas to the West), the gas network is operated by SGN Natural Gas and at the moment domestic customers are supplied by SSE Airtricity Gas