Compare cheap electricity prices NI

Who has the best electricity prices?

Great question, we recommend you get a personalised quote using our free comparison tool. We'll tailor the results to your individuals needs and match you with the best electricity tariff available.

The cheapest tariff suitable for you will vary depending on a number of factors such as:

  • Meter type
  • Level of electricity usage
  • Payment method
  • Payment frequency
  • Paper or paperless billing
  • Minimum term commitments (e.g. 12 months)

Here is how each supplier stacks up based on typical electricity usage:

Cheapest credit meter electricity tariffs by supplier (based on average usage)

SupplierCheapest TariffTermBonusesUnit Rate ex VATUnit Rate inc VATStanding Charge ex VATStanding Charge inc VATAnnual Cost
SSE Airtricity1 Year Home Electricity 20% - Direct Debit & eBill - 24H12 months - £40 early exit feeN/A0.1443p0.1515p0p0p£484.80
Electric IrelandDiscount Offer - 1 Year - 10%12 monthsN/A0.1508p0.1583p0p0p£506.56
Budget EnergyBill Pay - Budget Advantage £100 Bonus12 months - £40 early exit fee£100 Free Credit0.1778p0.1867p0.0763p0.0801p£526.67
Power NIEnergy Online - Monthly Direct Debit
N/A
N/A0.1597p0.1677p0p0p£536.64
Click EnergyBillPay 24hr - Instant Saver - 1 Year Fixed Rates - Non-Direct Debit - £15 Free Credit12 months - £30 early exit fee£15 Free Credit0.157p0.1649p0.0847p0.089p£545.15

Tariffs correct as of 23 August 2020. Based on an average household usage of 3,200 kWh/year. If you are not paying by Direct Debit you may be required to pay a deposit. Calculations include any discounts/switching bonuses the supplier will award within 12 months. You may need to comply with special terms to achieve the maximum discount, for example pay by monthly Direct Debit and sign up for online billing.

Cheapest prepay electric tariffs by supplier (based on average usage)

SupplierCheapest TariffTermBonusesUnit Rate ex VATUnit Rate inc VATStanding Charge ex VATStanding Charge inc VATAnnual Cost
Budget EnergyBudget Booster12 months£60 Free Credit0.1667p0.175p0.0956p0.1003p£536.62
Electric IrelandKeypad + £20 Switching Bonus12 months - £40 early exit fee£20 Free Credit0.1675p0.1759p0p0p£542.88
SSE AirtricityKeypad - Year 1 - 24H - £5 Welcome Credit12 months - £40 early exit fee£5 Free Credit0.1642p0.1724p0p0p£546.68
Click EnergyKeypad 24hr - Instant Saver - 1 Year Fixed Rates - £15 Free Credit12 months - £30 early exit fee£15 Free Credit0.157p0.1649p0.1061p0.1114p£553.33
Power NIKeypad Reward - Top Up £50-79 online or app - £1 free electricity
N/A
N/A0.1657p0.174p0p0p£556.80

Tariffs correct as of 23 August 2020. Based on an average household usage of 3,200 kWh/year. Calculations include any discounts/switching bonuses the supplier will award within 12 months. You may need to comply with special terms to achieve the maximum discount.