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New Electricity Costs Emergency Benefit Scheme

Age Friendly Ireland | National

A €210 million Scheme has been approved by Cabinet to credit all domestic electricity customers with €100 in 2022. Approximately 2.1 million account holders will benefit from the scheme with a one-off, exceptional payment to their electricity accounts. This is one of a range of measures being taken to mitigate the impact of rising energy costs.

The scheme will apply to all domestic accounts, including pay as you go customers. The exact mechanism of how the payment will be applied is currently being finalised and will be announced in Q1 2022. However, it will be automatic and will apply to all customers, people will not need to apply for it.

You can read more here on gov.ie.

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