Excise Duty rates

Electricity and other energy products

The below table contains the rates of excise applicable for electricity and other energy products.

Electricity and other energy products
TaxDescription or UsageRate of Duty (€)
Natural Gas Carbon Tax Measured based on net calorific value €4.10 per megawatt hour
Measured based on gross calorific value €3.70 per megawatt hour
Solid Fuel Carbon Tax Coal €52.67 per tonne
Peat Briquettes €36.67 per tonne
Milled Peat €17.99 per tonne
Other Peat €27.25 per tonne
Electricity Tax Business use €0.50 per megawatt hour
Non-Business use €1.00 per megawatt hour

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