Electricity Costs Emergency Benefit Scheme

Last updated: 17 November 2022

To mitigate the impact of rising energy costs, a EUR 210 million Scheme was approved by Cabinet to credit all domestic electricity customers with EUR 100 in 2022. Approximately 2.1 million domestic electricity account holders will benefit from the scheme for a one-off, exceptional payment to their electricity accounts. By way of regulations, individual electricity suppliers will be provided EUR 100 to the bills of their domestic customers. The scheme will be operated by the Distribution System Operator (ESB Networks) and will be oversight by the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities(CRU).

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