Electricity

Connecting to the electricity network and choosing an electricity supplier.

Connecting to the electricity Network

If you want to install electricity in your home or business you should contact Northern Ireland Electricity (NIE) on 03457 643 643 or visit the website at www.nie.co.uk .  NIE is the company that owns and maintains all the wires, meters, transformers, substations etc no matter who bills you for your electricity usage.  You should also contact them if there’s a fault with your electricity.
 

Domestic Electricity Market

Domestic consumers in Northern Ireland are able to choose their electricity supplier. There are currently four suppliers operating in the domestic market, Budget Energy, Electric Ireland, Power NI and SSE Airtricity.  The contact details are listed under useful contacts.

The Consumer Council has produced a simple leaflet to explain how to switch electricity supplier. Click here to download the leaflet or contact the Consumer Council on our freephone number 0800 121 6022 to request a copy.
 

Business Electricity Market

At present seven electricity suppliers for businesses in Northern Ireland.  By switching supplier, businesses may be able to negotiate a better contract on price and service.  It doesn’t cost anything to switch supplier and the electricity supply won’t be disrupted in any way.  The contact details are listed under useful contacts.

The Consumer Council has produced a leaflet with useful energy advice for local businesses.  Click here to download the leaflet or contact the Consumer Council on our freephone number 0800 121 6022 to request a copy.

 

Electricity suppliers contact details

Power NI
Greenwood House
64 Newforge Lane, Belfast
BT9 5NF
Telephone: 03457 455 455
Email:  home@powerni.co.uk
www.powerni.co.uk

SSE Airtricity

2nd Floor,
83-85 Great Victoria Street
Belfast
BT2 7AF

Sales: 0345 603 4444
Customer Service: 0345 601 9093
Main reception: 028 9043 7470
Website: www.airtricity.com

Budget Energy
Energy House
30-32 Ballinska Road,
Springtown Industrial Estate,
Derry,
Northern Ireland,
BT48 0LY

Telephone: 0800 012 1177
Email: info@budgetenergy.co.uk
Website: www.budgetenergy.co.uk

Electric Ireland
Forsyth House
Cromac Square
Belfast
BT2 8LA

Phone: 0345 600 5335
Email: customerservice@electricireland.com
Web: www.electricireland.com

firmus energy (Farms only)
Kilbegs Business Park
Antrim, BT41 4NN
Tel: 0800 032 456
Email: furtherinfo@firmusenergy.co.uk
Web: www.firmusenergy.co.uk

Energia (Non-domestic only)
P.O. Box 1275
Belfast BT9 5WH

General Enquiries: 0845 073 0099 (09.00 - 17.00)
Emergencies: 08457 643 643 (24 hour)
Fax: (028) 9068 5902
Email: customer.service@energia.ie

LCC Power Limited (Non-domestic only)
LCC House
1 Lissan Road,
Cookstown
Co. Tyrone, BT80 8EN

Telephone: 028 8676 0600
Email: support@lccpower.com