Irish consumers have a new gas provider to choose from with Panda Power entering the market here.

Panda Power already provides electricity here. After entering that market in 2015, it offers green electricity generated from renewable resources such as biogas, solar, wind and wave energy.

The new offering makes Panda the only provider of all three main household utilities - electricity, gas and waste disposal.

Existing Panda Power, Panda and Greenstar customers will be entitled to a 22% "dual fuel" deal and an additional discount of 22% off their waste accounts. said the dual offering is the cheapest on the market with savings of average consumption of around €350.

Panda Power currently employs 50 people and the company said it will expand its Dublin based contact centre to support the new service offering.

Brendan Traynor, Managing Director of Panda Power, said that consumers expect to be able to bundle their household utilities these days to help save them time and money.

"We've seen a unique opportunity to do that and in so doing bring more choice to the market. We expect our 285,000 existing Panda, Greenstar and Panda Power customers to be early adopters and take advantage of the savings on offer," Mr Traynor added.