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.
The purpose and intention of the paper is to provide applicants seeking to connect with a clear set of guidelines in relation to connection offer policy. The policies outlined in this paper generally apply to all categories of renewable and non-renewable generators unless stated otherwise.
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This guide is designed to illustrate the steps in obtaining a connection to the Distribution System for demand customers
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This document outlines the rules for applying the correct Distribution Use of System tariff (DUoS Group) to a customer premises or connection point.
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ESB submission to the Commission for Electricity Regulation. This document sets out ESB Networks' methodology for calculating Distribution Loss Adjustment factors. These will be used to apportion distribution losses to kWh consumption metered at end-user sites.
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This document explains the Distribution Use of System (DuoS) and Meter Configuration (MCC) codes that appear in ESB Networks' Connection Agreements.
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This information memorandum clarifies when the right to terminate a Connection Agreement will be enforced.
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This document sets out the conditions for connecting a premises to the electricity distribution system for loads of less than 100 Kilovolt Amps (kVA).
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This document sets out the conditions for connecting a premises to the electricity distribution system for loads greater than or equal to 100 Kilovolt Amps (kVA).
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This document sets out the conditions for connecting a premises to the electricity distribution system at Medium Voltage or 38 Kilovolts (kV).
Standard Connection agreement for demand and generator connections where the maximum capacity exceeds 100kVA.
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