What is the PSO levy?
The PSO (Public Service Obligation) levy is mandated by the Irish Government and approved by the European Commission. It is charged to all electricity customers in Ireland and supports the generation of electricity from sustainable, renewable and indigenous sources.
The levy is calculated and certified annually by the CRU (Commission for Regulation of Utilities) in line with relevant legislation. All energy suppliers are required to collect this levy from customers through bills. For further information please visit www.cru.ie
What are the current PSO levy rates for residential customers?
PSO Levy Rate (effective rate as of 1st October 2022)The new PSO levy for 1st October 2022 to 30th of September 2023 is an annual credit of €89.10.
This is the first time there will be a negative PSO. The CRU is working to implement an enduring mechanism to ensure the billing and invoice arrangements can be put in place to facilitate the payment of the PSO to all customers, in the interim, the CRU is setting the PSO to zero from 1st October 2022.
For further information please visit cru.ie.
What are the current PSO levy rates for business customers?The PSO rate charged to business customers is different. To view current PSO Levy rates applicable to business customers please see PSO Levy for Business.
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