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 details the requirements and specifications for Metering Cabinets.
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Connection requirements for new generators. The detailed requirements currently being developed and transferred into our existing Distribution Code. They will only apply to new generators whose plant procured from May 2018 onwards.
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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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Activity Sheet Senior 2
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This is a Poster on the avoidance of Electrical Hazards when working near overhead electric lines.
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This is a guide document outlining the introduction and development of Non-Wires Alternative (NWA) options to conventional network development which will be implemented in a phased manner over time, and as indicatively set out in the roadmap in the document.
This is a supporting guide document to the Distribution System Security and Planning Standards.
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This is a guide document outlining the introduction and development of Non-Firm Access (NFA) for connection of distributed generators to the distribution system which will be implemented in a phased manner over time, and as indicatively set out in the roadmap in the document.
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In the case of requests for Assignment, you should submit the Letter of Assignment/ Novation requesting to novate the existing Connection Agreement to a New Legal Entity.
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Operational roles and responsibilities for system operators and users under normal conditions. The detailed requirements are being developed and will be transferred into our existing Distribution Code. This code includes outage planning and data exchange.
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This application form is for customers who wish to apply to relocate a pole or line.
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