Yes. You can connect a micro-generator in parallel with ESB Networks provided the requirements below are met.
To familiarise yourself with the process, please read the associated notes 1, 2 & 3 below before reading the document Conditions Governing the Connection & Operation of Micro Generation Policy | View PDF 111 KB
- Note 1: Text in Section 2.2. should now read "Table 1 below displays the specific Irish Settings". Protection settings as per I.S. EN50438:2013 are not acceptable. New settings were issued in the Oct 2018 edition of Conditions Governing the Connection and Operation of Micro-Generation.
- Note 2: I.S. EN 50438: 2013 has now been withdrawn by CENELEC and replacement standard is now EN 50549-1:2019/AC:2019-04 for which test certificates for inverters should be provided.
- Note 3: The current 'Conditions Governing the Connection & Operation of Microgeneration' DOC-230206-BRL is being revised and a new version will be issued in the latter half of 2021.