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What is the PSO Levy for business customers?

The Public Service Obligation Levy (PSO) is mandated by the Irish Government and approved by the European Commission to support the generation of electricity from sustainable, renewable and indigenous sources.

The levy is calculated and certified annually by the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) in accordance with relevant legislation and all energy suppliers are required to collect this levy from customers. For further information please visit cru.ie

What are the PSO levy rates for business customers?

The amount of PSO you pay for your business premises is based on your Maximum Import Capacity (MIC).

The current PSO levy rates for businesses from 1st of October 2017 to 30th September 2018 are:

  • PSO where MIC < 30kVA = €26.55 per month
  • PSO where MIC => 30kVA = €3.64 per kVA per month
The PSO levy rates are changing as of 1st of October 2018 to 30th September 2019 and will now be:

  • PSO where MIC < 30kVA = €11.97 per month
  • PSO where MIC => 30kVA = €1.32 per kVA per month
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