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 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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This document outlines the procedure you need to take if you have a complaint about your Connection Offer or other aspects of your Generation connection to the Distribution System.
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This document is issued by ESB Networks as a guide to Developers of generation projects to give an understanding of the connection process for both Non-Contestable and Contestable Generator projects.
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Poster - Grain Harvest Cutting - Making contact with overhead electricity wires or even coming close puts you at serious risk of injury or death from electrocution.
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This documents presents Guidelines for costs and applicability of EGIP (Embedded Generation Interface Protection).
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This document details the requirements and specifications for Metering Cabinets.
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Under the European Communities (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2007-2011 (the Regulations) you are entitled to request access to information on the environment that is held by ESB.
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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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