Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS)


The Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS) was introduced to help support businesses with increases in their energy costs. Your business can make a claim under the scheme if it:

 Your business can make a claim under the scheme if it: 

  • has experienced a significant increase of 50% or more in its electricity and/or natural
    gas average unit price.
  • carries on a taxable trade or professional 
  • holds a valid tax clearance certificate 
  • is up to date with Revenue payments and tax return filings 
  • completes a Carbon Footprint Exercise. https://www.climatetoolkit4business.gov.ie/ 

Claim amount 
If your business is a qualifying business, it can make a claim for a Temporary Business Energy Payment (TBEP).
The TBEP is equal to 40% of a business’ eligible costs. This is subject to a monthly cap of €10,000 but this may be increased to €30,000 where a qualifying business operates across multiple locations.
Making a claim 
There is a two-step process to make aclaim under the Temporary Business Energy Support Scheme (TBESS).

1. register for the TBESS on the Revenue Online Service (ROS) (open from 26/11/2022).

2. complete a claim in respect of energy costs arising in a claim period or claim
periods (was due to open from 05/12/2022).

Please note that Claimants names, addresses and total payments receivedwill be available to view on the Revenue Website.

For further please see the Revenue Website https://www.revenue.ie/en/starting-a-business/tbess/index.aspx 

Should you have any queries please contact the office or Stephanie on 051-875222 or admin@davidmbreen.ie .