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 application form is for those who wish to apply for a connection to the electricity distribution system for a micro-generator.
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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 document outlines the circumstances and conditions under which network connection points are de-energised.
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The purpose of this paper is for ESB Networks DAC. to set out the principles under which contestability will operate at the Distribution level and as directed under CER/10/056.
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This application form is for builders or developers who wish to apply for a connection to the electricity distribution system for a Multi Unit Development and a Housing Scheme.
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The purpose of this paper is to provide applicants seeking to connect under the Group Processing Approach with a clear set of guidelines explaining the rationale behind and methodology in place for the connection charging process.
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This document details the requirements and specifications for Metering Cabinets.
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This document outlines the process that is adopted by Eirgrid and ESB Networks in monitoring the performance of Wind Farm Power Stations (WFPS) in terms of the categorisation of controllability assigned following regulatory decision SEM-062-11 for priority Dispatch.
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This document details some helpful information on how you can prepare and stay safe during the winter months.
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This is a Poster on the avoidance of Electrical Hazards when working near overhead electric lines.
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