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Assessment of the scope for higher penetrations of distributed generation on the LV distribution network

ESB Networks is committed to enabling the move towards a low carbon future by enabling technologies and facilitating our customers' transition to a low carbon future.   Our latest report focuses on microgeneration.  Read more here   Assessment of the scope for higher penetrations of distributed generation on the low volage distribution network | Download PDF 8MB

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Investment Planning and Delivery Report 2018

This document is a joint TSO/TAO Report between EirGrid and ESB Networks which looks at our performance in planning investments and ultimately delivering transmission system projects in 2018.

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Electricity Transmission Performance Report 2018

This document is a joint TSO/TAO Report between EirGrid and ESB Networks which looks at our performance in developing, operating and maintaining the transmission system throughout 2018.

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Laois - Kilkenny Reinforcement Project Q& A

This pdf is an update on the Laois-Kilkenny Reinforcement Project.  The pdf is a Q&A prepared by the Laois-Kilkenny Reinforcement Project Team.

Laois Kilkenny Reinforcement Project Door Drop Q&A |Download PDF 1 MB

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ESB Networks Annual Compliance Report 2019 | Download PDF | 349KB

ESB Networks Ltd (now referred to as “ESB Networks DAC”) was vested as Distribution System Operator (DSO) on 1st January 2009 in accordance with the European Communities Regulations 2008 (S.I. 280 of 2008). A Compliance Programme was prepared in accordance with Regulation 11 of S.I. 280 which was approved by the then Commission for Energy Regulation (now CRU). In August 2016, pursuant to the Companies Act 2014, ESB Networks Ltd converted to a Designated Activity Company (“DAC”).

The Transmission System Owner (TAO) Licence was granted by CER to ESB on the 25 June 2001 pursuant to European Communities (Internal Market in Electricity) Regulations(S.I. 445 of 2000).

This Report outlines the activities undertaken by the DSO and TAO in relation to the implementation of the Compliance Programme during 2019.

 

ESB Networks Annual Compliance Report 2019 | Download PDF | 349KB

38kV & 110kV Station Special Load Readings | Download PDF | 4MB

Special Load readings (SLR) are a coincident set of measurements of simultaneous load for all distribution substations. The readings are recorded for 4 times annually as follows:

  • Winter: Measured at 12.30 and 18.00 hours on the second Thursday in December. If the second Thursday in December is the 8th, then the measurements are taken on the following Tuesday, December 13th.
  • Summer Peak: Measured at 12.30 hours on the fourth Thursday in June. 
  • Summer Valley: Measured at 06.00 hours on the Sunday preceding the early August Monday Public Holiday.38kV & 110kV Station Special Load Readings 2019-2020 | Download PDF | 4MB
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ESB Networks Distribution Annual Performance Report 2019

The report covers the performance of ESB Networks’ Distribution Business for the year ending December 2019.

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Electricity Transmission Performance Report 2019

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.

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Guide to Connecting your Community-led Renewable Energy Project to the Electricity Network

This guide has been prepared by ESB Networks to support customers in connecting a community-led renewable energy project to the electricity network. The objective is to provide our customers with helpful information relating to the ECP-2 connection process and the policies that underpin community-led renewable energy projects.

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For further queries, please contact our Community-Led Renewable Energy Liaison Panel at communityenergy@esbnetworks.ie.

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2020 Batch (ECP-2.1) Results - Joint SO_Publication_January 2021

Final Results ECP-2 Category A Batch. 

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