What is the PSO levy and how much is it?

The Commission for Energy Regulation (CER) announced an increase in the Public Service Obligation (PSO) levy for all electricity customers to take effect from October 1st 2016.

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The Public Service Obligation Levy (PSO) is mandated by the 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 Energy Regulation (CER) in accordance with relevant legislation and all energy suppliers are required to collect this levy from customers.

What are the new PSO levy rates?

On 1st October 2016 the PSO levy will increase from from €5.01 to €5.90 per month Ex VAT.

You will see the PSO Levy on your bill as €11.80 (€5.90 x on a typical 2 months bill).

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