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.
Farm Safety - Are you sure it's safe? When working on the farm, watch out for overhead wires.
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This booklet provides you with some useful steps when it comes to working safely and effectively with electricity on the farm. A good reference booklet to keep to hand.
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Fishing Rod Cartoon Safety Poster
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To view a copy of the FlexTech response to consultation paper (July 2020), please click on the link below:
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Through collaboration, we can better understand stakeholders perspectives and key challenges in the electricity sector, which, if resolved, will bring considerable transformation in the further integration of renewables to meet the needs of Ireland and Northern Ireland’s power system.
It is recognised that enhanced engagement across the sector is required to help make this happen. To maximise this potential, the FlexTech Initiative will provide a comprehensive platform through which the system operators, regulatory bodies and industry engage with each other.
EirGrid and SONI are coordinating the FlexTech Initiative, with support from ESB Networks and NIE Networks.
Application form to make a Freedom of Information Request to ESB Networks
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Download the Freedom of Information Application Form as a Word Document, fill it in and email it back to email@example.com
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This document sets out the timeline and the process for roll-out of offers to Gate 2 Groups.
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This document outlines the high level summary of the System Operators Gate 3 Project Plan. This revision reflects the impact of the introduction of Distribution contestability on the Plan, and records when PGOR (Possible Generator Output reports) will be available for issue. It also provides the expected date when Final Constraint Reports will be available.
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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 outlines the general specification for business low voltage (LV) underground service.
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