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.
Whether you are a domestic or a commercial customer, we will provide a new electricity connection that best suits your needs.
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 is a Poster on the avoidance of Electrical Hazards when working near overhead electric lines.
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Accidents are caused by failure to take all practicable precautions to prevent accidental contact with live overhead electrical lines. Recommended methods and procedures are set out in this booklet which, if adopted, will provide a positive approach to the elimination of these tragedies.
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This document sets out the basis on which charges for connection to the Distribution System are calculated and applied by ESB Networks DAC. in its role as the Distribution System Operator.
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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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Safety Poster - Never to use electricity poles or wires to display bunting.
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This form must be sent to ESB Networks when a substation is complete and ready for installation of Medium Voltage switch-gear.
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Modification No. 29 - Registered Capacity.
Effective Date 13/08/2014
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CER Approval Letter | 69KB
The aim of this code of practice is to improve the level of safety of work near overhead electricity lines and, in doing so, to assist those who are involved in working in the vicinity of overhead electricity lines in avoiding the inherent dangers.
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This document provides landowners with information about their rights when dealing with ESB Networks when needing entry to land or premises.
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ESB Staff Compliance Code of Conduct
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