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.
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.
In order to meet the targets set out in the National Climate Action Plan, ESB Networks is developing standard module connection options to facilitate the faster connection of customers deploying low-carbon technology. ESB Networks is looking for stakeholder feedback on our proposed alternative MV connection options for electric vehicle charging sites in urban service station locations.
The current footprint for MV substation buildings means most sites in urban locations cannot readily accommodate electric vehicle charging points without the service station operator making significant changes to their existing operations/site layout. Introducing an alternative connection option for MV customers requires significant stakeholder consultation.
ESB Networks is considering a potential solution which we aim to introduce. We would like to get feedback from all stakeholders and we welcome any comments interested stakeholders may have on this proposal via email@example.com
See MV Customer Connection Standard Module – Electric Vehicle Charging Hubs in Urban Environment | Download PDF 620 KB
This is a guide document outlining the introduction and development of Non-Wires Alternative (NWA) options to conventional network development which will be implemented in a phased manner over time, and as indicatively set out in the roadmap in the document.
This is a supporting guide document to the Distribution System Security and Planning Standards.
Non-Wires Alternatives to Network Development Guide | Download PDF | 666 KB
This is a guide document outlining the introduction and development of Non-Firm Access (NFA) for connection of distributed generators to the distribution system which will be implemented in a phased manner over time, and as indicatively set out in the roadmap in the document.
Non-Firm Access for Distribution Connected Distributed Generators Guide | Download PDF | 478 KB
In line with the CRU Decision ‘Reporting and Incentives under Price Review 4’ (CER/15087), ESB Networks, in its capacity as Distribution System Operator, today is publishing for consultation the draft, ESB Networks Distribution Annual Performance Report 2019, which will cover ESB Networks Distribution Network activities for 2019. The report is intended to provide customers, industry participants and other interested parties with a clear, accessible, comprehensive, but non-technical report on Distribution performance in the calendar year.
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Do you have any comments on the ESB Networks Distribution Annual Performance Report 2019?
The consultation period will run for four weeks and will close on the 30th October 2020. When the consultation closes, ESB Networks will review and consider all the comments and publish a final version pending CRU approval.
Interested stakeholder’s views are invited and can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
It is essential for ESB Networks to assess the advances in materials and technologies relating to network assets, and to understand how they can be deployed to optimise existing network assets.
SigFox is a low power telecommunications technology designed to provide low cost solutions which can be deployed in large volumes nationwide. The objective of the SigFox trial was to test and validate the performance of Sigfox technology for a variety of applications and services in a number of locations as part of a smart network. SigFox is part of the internet of things (IOT) for smart connected devices enabling intelligent networks.
The purpose of this consultation is to seek views and feedback on the information detailed in the Strategic Stakeholder publications (Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Framework and Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Plan 2020).
Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Framework Download PDF | 1MB
Background and Process
In order to continually enhance and develop our engagement approach, ESB Networks is consulting with customers and stakeholders on its approach to stakeholder engagement (set out in the Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Framework) and its planned key area of engagement activity during 2020 (set out in the Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Plan 2020).
Associated with this, ESB Networks is required to submit an annual report on its stakeholder engagement strategy and activities to enable the CRU to assess and score ESB Networks on the quality, good implementation and effectiveness of its stakeholder strategy in the previous year. This is detailed in the CRU decision paper Reporting and Incentives under PR4, (CER/18/087).
Do you have any comments on the ESB Networks Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Framework and Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Plan 2020?
The consultation period will run for four (4) weeks and will close on the 20th December 2019. When the consultation closes, ESB Networks will review and consider all the comments and publish a final version of the Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Framework & the Strategic Stakeholder Engagement Plan 2020.
Please send your comments to:
Contact Name: Strategic Engagement Manager, ESB Networks
Contact Email: email@example.com
Closing Date for Responses: 5pm on 17th January 2020.
PLEASE NOTE: ESB Networks may publish responses that we receive, so if you don’t want your response published you should mark your response as confidential.
Minutes of Distribution Code Review Panel Meeting of 8th December 2017
The report covers the performance of ESB Networks’ Business for the year ending December 2015
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This form must be sent to ESB Networks when a substation is complete and ready for installation of Medium Voltage switch-gear.
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This document outlines the Low Voltage duct and trench specifications for Business and Industrial parks.
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