We are ESB Networks. We ensure that electricity gets to the homes and businesses of our 2.3 million electricity customers, safely and efficiently. We have invested over €6bn in the electricity network over the last 10 years to ensure that it is reliable and enables communities and businesses in Ireland to grow and develop.
We provide a wide range of services to our customers, all of whom need to be registered with an electricity supplier. Each year we carry out over 9 million meter readings and provide these to your supplier in order to ensure you receive correct billing. We also deliver a range of technical services such as restoring supply when network faults occur, for example due to storms. Other services, some of which are chargeable, include undertaking line alterations at the customer’s request and carrying out service alterations requested via suppliers.
Whether you are a domestic or a commercial customer, we will provide a new electricity connection that best suits your needs.
Your safety is our priority. Electricity is a powerful energy source but it can be dangerous. Always follow our safety guidelines. To ensure you stay safe, stay clear of overhead, underground and fallen electricity wires, always look out for electricity wires when you are outside . ‘Stay safe, stay clear’. For emergencies call 1850 372 999.
Acting responsibly in all aspects of our business is one of our key priorities.
Our Distribution system is extremely robust but may suffer damage from storms and wind borne debris. If you see or know of damaged lines or Network DO NOT TOUCH DO NOT GO NEAR ring us immediately on 1850 372 999.
1850 372 999
(24 hour / 7 day service)
+353 21 2382410
(outside Republic of Ireland)
Check our section on Latest Updates during bad weather. Alternatively, see Networks Powercheck for further updates on faults and planned outages.
the needs of customers most vulnerable to the loss of electricity supply is a
key priority for ESB Networks. Read how we support
Vulnerable Customers in the event of a power outage.
we need to interrupt your supply to carry out essential maintenance. This is
called a planned outage or planned supply interruption.
information is available here.
faults can and will occur and It is
important to be prepared.
We have outlined useful information that we advise
all our customers to be aware of in advance of any power outages
ESB PowerCheck provides Real Time Fault Information on all major faults. Check your area for faults here. It is
also available as a mobile app.
ESB PowerCheck iPhone App
ESB PowerCheck Android App