Launch of new electricity supplier

Launch of new electricity supplier

New energy supplier Open Electric has launched itself into Northern Ireland's competitive domestic electricity market with an offer which it claims differentiates itself from its rivals.


The Belfast-based company, which was established last year and has been granted an electricity supply licence by the Utility Regulator has promised both to reward loyal customers with a share in any profits and to make significant charitable donations.


From August, Open Electric will provide new customers with a one-rate charge per unit and a choice of billing options. 


The company has been set by Northern Ireland electricity specialist and entrepreneur Marc Norris, formerly a technical analyst with SONI - the organisation responsible for overseeing the transmission network in Northern Ireland. 

The new company joins four other suppliers in the domestic electricity market. 




Last updated on 11/05/2016

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