Load Demand Data

Special Load Reading Data

Special Load Reading data for 2016-2017 providing demand information on transformers and feeders of 110kV and 38kV substations.  These records have been redacted removing customer names, MPRN, MIC, billing class and MEC.

Special Load Report 2016-17 |418KB

SLR Main Section |1MB

Abnormal Feeding |32KB

HV Export Customer Stations |44KB

HV Demand Customer Stations |46KB 

MV & LV Generators < 25kVA |81KB



EV Pilot Project Report

Pilot Project Report Summary on Preparing for Electric Vehicle on the Irish Distribution System

EV Pilot Project Report | 1.3MB

Modification No. 41- DCRP Class Derogation

The CRU has approved Modification No. 41 of the Distribution Code. The purpose of this Modification is to allow the relevant System Operators or Distribution Code Review Panel to propose class derogations to the CRU, rather than requiring each individual affected party to make a bespoke application.

Effective Date 10/10/2017

Download PDF | 393KB

CRU Approval Letter | 44KB


Modification No. 45 - Met Signal Requirements

Proposed to remain aligned with a similar Grid Code modification. The modification is proposed to give WFPS the opportunity to discuss acceptable alternative sources for the provision of met data signals.

Effective Date 06/11/2018

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CRU Approval Letter | 47KB


Modification No. 44 - 1.1 pu Clarification and Adoption of Declared Supply Voltage

The most recent version of EN 50160, introduced the new parameter of “Declared Supply Voltage”. The voltage at the Connection Point shall be kept within +/- 10% of these values. Up to now, these parameters had not been defined.

Effective Date 11/10/2018


Download PDF | 347KB


CRU Approval Letter | 59KB


Apprenticeship pdf

This pdf contains information about entry requirements for an Electrical/Network Technician Apprenticeship in ESB Networks . It also has details on interview tips and how to apply.

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Distribution Capacity Enquiry 2017

This PDF gives a high level review of existing network capacity for connecting large demand.

Download PDF | 269 KB


Proposal for General Application of DCC Requirements for Ireland

The consultation on the parameters for the Demand Connection Code [DCC] has now closed. This proposal document is produced by ESB Networks in their role as the Distribution System Operator in Ireland.  This document contains the proposed parameters and explanations as to the reasons for their adoption, which are now formally submitted to the Commission for Regulation of Utilities [CRU] for approval.  It also contains responses to the consultation.

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