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.
This document is a joint TAO/TSO report between ESB Networks and EirGrid which looks at our performance in developing, operating and maintaining the transmission system throughout 2019.
ESB Networks Electrification Strategy will set out our vision and approach to facilitating the electrification of heat and transport. Through our public consultation we are seeking feedback on this draft strategy from our customers and stakeholders to ensure alignment with their ambitions and expectations.
Our purpose and commitment to our customers has always been to provide a safe, secure and resilient supply of electricity to our customers. This role is evolving as we develop the distribution system enable Ireland’s transition to a low carbon economy as our customers embrace technologies such as heat pumps, electric vehicles and microgeneration. ESB Networks has a key role to play in facilitating the transition to a low carbon society and supporting our customers to use low carbon, renewables based electricity to drive carbon out of the heat and transport sectors.
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Please note that the consultation period for this document is closed.
Operational roles and responsibilities under emergency conditions. The detailed requirements are being developed and will be transferred into our existing Distribution Code.
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Job Aid for the Emergency Services dealing with the hazard of electricity.
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Presentation for the Emergency Services dealing with the hazard of electricity.
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This document contains statistical information on all Energised Non-Wind Farm generators to the distribution system and is updated every quarter.
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This document contains statistical information on all Energised Connected Wind Farm generators to the distribution system and is updated every quarter.
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The Market Code which addresses balancing market design, operation and settlement. There are some common terms, requirements and interdependencies between this code and System Operation.
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This Policy is a statement of the commitment of ESB Group in conducting our activities and those of our subsidiary companies in an environmentally responsible manner. This policy statement commits ESB Group to comply with all statutory and regulatory environmental legislation pertaining to our business operations.
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