Pay As You Go Gas

PAYG Gas price increases delayed from August 2022 to January 24th 2023 – see FAQs below for more details.

Please read the FAQs below if you want more information on the PAYG Gas price increases delayed from August 2022 to January 24th 2023. You do not need to do anything at this time.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why has my gas price increased?

Due to the increasing cost of wholesale Gas Prices, Electric Ireland carried out two gas price increases in 2022 (August and October). Due to a technical issue these price increases were not applied to your PAYG Gas meter. We are now rectifying the issue and you will be charged the correct tariff from January 24th 2023.

2. Will I have to pay back my undercharges since August?

No, you will not be liable for the undercharge.

3. Do I have to do anything?

No, you do not need to do anything. Your price change will happen automatically.

4. What is my new Gas Price?

Your new Gas Price is 15cent per kwh (including VAT) and new standing charge is 53cent per day (including VAT)



Pay As You Go Gas has never been easier with Electric Ireland

Whether you call it Prepay Gas or Pay As You Go, our gas prepayment meter means that you pay for your gas as you use it, so you’re in control of your gas bill. It’s a simple and hassle-free way to manage your gas at home.

If you’re finding it hard to pay your gas and your account is in arrears you can get a Pay As You Go meter installed. And you won’t have to pay anything extra.

There’s also an emergency credit of €20 built in if you need it.

Our Pay As You Go price is the same price as our Standard Gas. And it comes with a daily standing charge to make it easier to understand how much you’re paying for your gas.

We have two Pay As You Go Gas meter options ...

Pay As You Go Gas

If you are finding it hard to pay your gas bills, and your account is in arrears, this might be for you.

Please contact us at 1800 372 372 and we will discuss this option with you.

Pay As You Go Choice

a) If you currently have a Pay As You Go gas meter with another gas supplier, then you can switch to Electric Ireland today by calling us on 1800 372 372.

b) If you currently do not have a Pay As You Go gas meter and would prefer to budget for your future gas bills, Pay As You Go Choice can help you.

Where Can I Top Up?

Electric Ireland customers can top-up their Pay As You Go Gas card at any Payzone outlet.


See a Guide to PAYG Gas Statement.

Please contact us at 1800 372 372 or email to find out more.