Waterpower Engineering has recently joined the domestic electricity supply market in Ireland with electricity-only tariffs. The provider distinguishes itself as it produces its own 100% renewable energy. Read on and discover everything about Waterpower Ireland in our complete provider guide.
|Fuel types: Electricity||100% renewable energy|
|Customers: Unknown||100% Irish owned|
|Electricity sources: Renewables||Electricity-only plans|
About Waterpower Engineering
Waterpower works in three distinct areas with renewable energy:
- As a supplier, both for commercial and domestic use.
- As a purchaser of excess renewable energy to feed their network.
- As a consultant for those interested in having their own renewable energy project.
Based in Kanturk, County Cork, Waterpower started in 2003, creating power plants that use the water, wind, solar, and biomass to distribute energy across Ireland.
Waterpower Engineering is 100% Irish owned and currently has seven employees to provide this green energy.
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Waterpower Ireland Electricity Rates and Tariffs
Calculations of discounts are against the Waterpower Engineering standard tariff. Prices are updated as of October 2021 and include the VAT. Estimated Annual Bill (EAB) amounts use the national annual average kWh electricity usage of 4,200 kWh.
Waterpower does not offer any other tariff other than a standard tariff.
Waterpower Ireland Standard Tariffs
Waterpower’s standard electricity tariff comes with no discounts. All energy suppliers in Ireland provide standard tariffs. Usually, it is a tariff you default to when you are out of contract and are no longer entitled to discounts.
Standard tariffs can be interesting for people who do not want to be locked into anything long term as they carry no exit fees and no contract duration. Although they are obviously more expensive, you get the flexibility to change to another provider or contract.
|Standard Tariff||Unit Price||Day Unit Price||Night Unit Price||Standing Charge||PSO||Yearly Average|
Last updated: September 2022
Waterpower Ireland Smart Meter Rates
Waterpower Ireland also offers smart meter electricity rates.
|Tariff name||Peak Unit Price||Day Unit Price||Night Unit Price||Standing Charge||PSO||Yearly Average|
|Standard Urban 24hr||44.51c||37.19c||28.98c||€275.69||€56.24||€1,887.13|
|Standard Rural 24hr||44.51c||37.19c||28.98c||€402.09||€56.24||€2,024.73|
Last updated: September 2022
To benefit from these tariffs, your home needs to have a smart meter. You will also need to receive a confirmation from ESB Network, Ireland’s electricity distributor, that the CTF value aligns with the provision of Interval Data of your smart meter.
Waterpower divides the smart meter hours into the following times:
- Day rate — from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Night rate — from 11 p.m. to 8 a.m.
- Peak rate — from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
For the Waterpower smart meters plans, post billing is not an option. You will need to register for direct debit payments to get their best available rates.
Warning It is important to know that you cannot go back to a non-smart tariff once you change to a smart tariff.
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Waterpower Ireland Exit Fees
Since Waterpower Ireland’s electricity rates are standard-only, there are no exit fees to leave this provider if you are not happy with the services received.
Does Waterpower Ireland offer Gas Rates?
No, Waterpower does not currently have gas tariffs. The company has not shown that this is part of their long-term plans either.
Waterpower Ireland Fuel mix
Waterpower is still new to the residential electricity market and hasn’t submitted its fuel mix information to the CRU. The CRU will provide this information once Waterpower has been operating for at least 12 months.
Seeing that they produce their own energy, the company claims their energy supply is 100% green electricity.
Waterpower Engineering Reviews
The company rates as a 4.8 out of 5 on Google reviews. Keep in mind, this is only with 16 reviews. All comments are two years or older and refer to the commercial electricity supply.
As Waterpower is still new to the residential electricity market, there have been no reviews left for the provider to date.
We will continue to monitor the various customer review websites and update this section as more information becomes available.
Waterpower Engineering Contact Information
You can contact Waterpower Engineering in writing, by telephone, by email, or through an online contact form on their website. Here are the principal ways to contact Waterpower.
Kanturk, Co. Cork,
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Waterpower Engineering FAQs
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