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Proposal for General Application of RfG Requirements for Ireland

The consultation on the non-exhaustive parameters for the Requirements for Generators [RfG] has now closed. This proposal document is produced jointly by EirGrid plc in its role as the Transmission System Operator in Ireland and ESB Networks in their role as the Distribution System Operator in Ireland. This document contains the proposed parameters and explanations as to the reasons for their adoption, which are now formally submitted to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities [CRU] for approval.  It also contains responses to the consultations and the System Operator replies. 

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Irish Senior lesson Plan 4 - na dainséir a bhaineann le leictreachas - ag fanacht slán

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Irish Senior Lesson Plan 3 - Leictreachas - seoltóirí agus inslitheoirí

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Irish Junior Lesson Plan 4 - Na dainséir a bhaineann le leictreachas - ag fanacht slán

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Irish Junior Lesson Plan 3 - Turas an Leictreachais

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Safe Construction with Electricity

This booklet provides important safety and customer service information to help you stay safe when working near electricity networks and to explain key steps when you require services from ESB Networks.

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How you can avoid hitting electrical cables when digging and drilling

This booklet provides guidelines that apply to all work that involves penetrating the ground at or below surface level where there maybe ESB Networks cables or privately owned cables.

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Straitéis Sábáilteachta Poiblí 2017-2020

Straitéis Sábháilteachta Poiblí agus Plean gníomhaíochta 2017-2020. Ag cur oiliúint ar an bpobal le go ngníomhóidh siad go sábháilte gar don leictreachas.  Download PDF | 2 MB


Connection Policy - Transitional Arrangements Application Form for Capacity Release

In line with the commission for Energy Regulation (CER)'s Decision Paper - Connection Policy Transitional Arrangements CER/16/284, and as amended by Connection Policy Transitional Arrangements Partial Capacity Release CER/17/090, generation customers may apply to ESB Networks to terminate all or part of an eligible Customer's Distribution Connection Agreement. In the case of Full Capacity Release, customers shall be refunded 80% of first stage payment or 80% of the relevant first stage payment in the case of a partial termination. In the case of a Partial Capacity Release, Customers may apply to release part of their eligible Distribution Connection Agreement. Please not that there is no refund applicable under this scenario and modifications to relocate, split, merge and change technology, are not permitted thereafter as set out in Section 2.2 of Connection Policy Transitional Arrangements Partial Capacity Release CER/17/090. ESB Networks is now accepting applications from eligible projects, guidance for which is listed below. The previous deadline for applications was 28th April 2017. This deadline has now been extended by CER from 28th April 2017 to 30th June 2017. Any applications received after this date will not be processed unless otherwise directed by the CER.

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There is no application fee payable by the Customer for the processing of these applications. When the application form is completed please email an electronic version to and send the form in hardcopy ( with original signature) to:

DSO Generators, ESB Networks, Phase 1 Building, Leopardstown Rd., Foxrock,

Dublin 18,  Ireland. D18XN80.

It should be noted that this form is to be used for the purposes of CER/16/284 & CER/17/090 only. Once the deadline date for this measure has passed this form will no longer be valid. The refund rules are set out in Section 3.4.2. of CER/16/284.  Please note refunds are only applicable to applications which fall under CER decision paper 16/284 (for the release of full gate capacity). Guidance for eligible projects is in accordance with Section 3.4.1 of CER/16/284 and Section 2 of CER/17/090.  For full details of the decision please refer to the CER Direction CER/16/284 and CER/17/090

Please note that this application form deals with the Distribution Connection Agreements only. If you wish to avail of the capacity release measure under CER/16/284 and CER/17/090 and have a Transmission Connection Agreement, please contact Eirgrid at


Tástáil Chomhlíonta i gcomhair an Chóid Dáileacháin maidir le Feirmeacha Gaoithe

Tá leagtha amach sa cháipéis seo an cur chuige atá comhaontaithe idir an TSO agus an DSO i leith an phróisis tástála do stáisiúin chumhachta feirme gaoithe inrialaithe a bhfuil a n-acmhainn chláraithe cothrom le 5 MW nó níos mó ná sin lena chinntiú go gcomhlíonann siad an Cód Dáileacháin.

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Miontuairiscí Chruinniú an DCRP ar 7 Meitheamh, 2016

Miontuairiscí Chruinniú Phainéal Athbhreithnithe an Chóid Dáileacháin ar an 07/06/2016

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