ECP-2 Decision CRU/20/060 – Capacity Release DSO Applications

As outlined in Section 2.9 of  the ECP-2 Decision paper, all projects contracted pre ECP-1 (but not those that folded into ECP-1) were given a final opportunity by ESB Networks and Eirgrid to terminate their connection agreement and release their full contracted MEC on the same terms and conditions for capacity release outlined in CER/16/284 (including 80% refund of first stage payment).

Please click the link below to view the full list of DSO Projects who availed of Final Capacity Release:

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DCRP Minutes 7th July 2020

Minutes of Distribution Code Review Panel Meeting of 7th July 2020.

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DCRP Minutes 25th October 2019

Minutes of Distribution Code Review Panel Meeting of 25th October 2019

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DSO Capacity Release Form

On the 10th June 2020, the Commission for Regulation of Utilities (CRU) published a  Decision Paper - Enduring Connection Policy Stage 2 (ECP-2) CRU/20/060 (the “CRU Decision Paper”), following a CRU Consultation - Enduring Connection Policy Stage 2 (ECP-2) - Proposed Decision CRU/19/143. 

As directed by the CRU, this standard application form has been published to facilitate the implementation of Section 2.9 of the CRU Decision Paper. This application form should not be used for any other purpose. 

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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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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.

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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.

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