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Fuel mix disclosure

Below, you’ll find the breakdown of the fuel sources we use to supply electricity and the associated environmental impact over the preceding year. This tells you what the electricity you use is made from, and what CO2 emissions it creates. The Commission for Regulation of Utilities requires all electricity suppliers to provide this information to customers.

Electric Ireland Fuel Mix Disclosure Label

Applicable Period: January 2017 to December 2017

Electricity supplied
has been sourced from
the following fuels

Electricity supplied by
Electric Ireland (All Island)
(% of total)

Average All Island
Market for comparison
(% of total)

Coal 7.7% 9.8%
Natural Gas 55.9% 40.0%
Renewables 31.9% 44.5%
Peat 3.8% 4.9%
Oil 0.5% 0.9%
Other 0.2% 0.0%
Total 100% 100%
Environmental impact
CO2 Emissions 361g/kWh 325g/kWh


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