Public Consultation on Microgeneration Framework

Background and Process

At ESB Networks, we are committed to putting the needs of our customers at the heart of everything we do. ESB Networks seeks to proactively contribute to Ireland’s decarbonisation targets and we are committed to enabling and empowering our customers as they transition towards the greater use of low carbon technologies.

To help us facilitate this transition and to best meet our customers’ needs, we are now seeking your comments and feedback, through our Public Consultation regarding Microgeneration.

Through the Microgeneration Framework we aim to inform our customers on the area of microgeneration and further examine the options available to facilitate their transformation from consumers of electricity to possible electricity prosumers.


Consultation Question

As part of ESB Networks’ ongoing collaboration and communication with our customers, there are a series of questions within the Microgeneration Framework where we welcome your feedback.

Microgeneration Framework Consultation | Download PDF | 11MB


Consultation Update

Please note that the consultation period for this framework document is now closed.


Expression of Interest for Partnering with ESB Networks on P2P Energy Trial

ESB Networks is seeking Expressions of Interest from domestic electricity suppliers to become a partner on a Peer-to-Peer Energy trial as part of the Dingle demonstration project.  The final date for submission of Expressions of Interest is 3rd July 2020 and ESB Networks intends to have selected its preferred partner by end July, with the trial commencing from September 2020. 

Update Please note that the period for the submission of Expressions of Interest is now closed.

Request for Expressions of Interest for Partnering with ESB Networks on P2P Energy Trial | Download PDF 1 MB



ESB Networks 2017 Performance Report

The report covers the performance of ESB Networks’ Business for the year ending December 2017


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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Letter to Silage Contractors - May 2019

This letter identifies the risk associated with coming close to live electricity wires. Very serious electrical accidents have taken place involving silage machinery.

Letter to Silage Contractors | Download pdf


Information on Fluid Filled Cables

This document gives information on fluid filled cables, including cable history, first period, second period, plastic period, and replacement period.

Information on Fluid Filled Cables | download pdf 1MB


DCRP Minutes 2nd October 2018

Minutes of Distribution Code Review Panel Meeting of 2nd October 2018

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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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