Moving into a new Multi-Unit Premises

Customer looking at a Multi Unit Premises

Moving into a new Multi-Unit Premises

 

If the single unit in the multi development unit you are moving into is a existing development that has been previously energised or, if it is a new multi unit development, please follow the steps below to get connected:

How to get connected 

Step 1- Contact an Electricity Supplier 

To set up an electricity account in your name, simply contact the Electricity Supplier  of your choice with your Meter Point Reference Number (MPRN). Please be aware your connection has previously been assigned a Distribution Use of System (DuoS) group. Together with the MIC, this forms the basis for calculating the ongoing use of system charges.

Step 2 - Check the MIC 

It is important that you select the appropriate MIC for your business need as this will have direct implications on future charges.Your electrical engineer/contractor can advise you on the most appropriate MIC. Please contact ESB Networks  on 1850 372 757 or +353 21 2386555 to arrange a change to an existing MIC.​

Step 1 - Get your MPRN and MIC 

To arrange your new connection you will first need to get the Meter Point Reference Number  (MPRN) and Maximum Import Capacity (MIC) for your new premises. Your developer or the builder can provide you with these.

 

Step 2 - Check the MIC 

Your connection is also assigned a Distribution Use of System (DuoS) group. Together with the MIC, this forms the basis for calculating the ongoing use of system charges.It is important that you select the appropriate MIC for your business need as this will have direct implications on future charges. Your electrical engineer/contractor can advise you on the most appropriate MIC.

Please contact ESB Networks  on 1850 372 757 or +353 21 2386555; to arrange a change to an MIC. We will work with the builder or developer to bring electricity lines and cables to each unit. The process for making the connection live depends on the size of your MIC.

Step by Step Guide for connections with an MIC of:

Step 1- Register with an Electricity Supplier  

Register with an Electricity Supplier of your choice to request that your connection be made live. You will need the address of the premises and your MPRN.

 

Step 2- Electrical Contractor Submits Wiring Certificate 

The Electrical Contractor who is certifying the electrical wiring in your premises, must also send the ETCI wiring certificate to his/her regulatory body quoting your MPRN and address. Read about the Certification Process.
 

​Step 3 - Work is Scheduled

Once we have the necessary infrastructure in place  we can then schedule the work required to make your new connection live.
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Step 4 - Electricity is switched on
Our Electrical Contractor will then switch on the electricity in your premises. 

Step 1- Register with an Electricity Supplier  

Register with an Electricity Supplier of your choice. You will need the address of your premises and your MPRN.

Step 2 - Sign and Return Connection Agreement 

We will send you a Connection Agreement which you must sign and return to:

Accounts Receivable
ESB Networks DAC
Sarsfield Road 
Wilton
Cork
Ireland

 

Please note that any amendments to the Connection Agreement will require a new document to be issued.

Step 3 - Electrical Contractor Submits Wiring Certificate 

The Electrical Contractor who is certifying the electrical wiring in your premises, must also send the ETCI wiring certificate to his/her regulatory body quoting your MPRN and address. Read about the Certification Process

Step 4 - Work is Scheduled

Once we have the necessary infrastructure in place we can then schedule the work required to make your new connection live. 

 

Step 5 - Electricity is switched on

Your Electrical Contractor will then switch on the electricity in your premises. 

Step 1 - Register with an Electricity Supplier 

Register with an Electricity Supplier of your choice. You will need the address of the new premises and your MPRN. Your supplier will then pass this information on to us. 

Step 2 - Sign and Return the Connection Agreement

We will send you a Connection Agreement which you must sign and return to:  

Accounts Receivable
ESB Networks DAC
Sarsfield Road
Wilton
Cork
Ireland

Please note that any amendments to  the connection agreement will require a new document to be issued.


Step 3 - Electrical Contractor submits Wiring Certificate

The Electrical Contractor who is certifying the electrical wiring in your premises, must also send the ETCI wiring certificate to his/her regulatory body quoting your MPRN and address.Read about the Certification Process.

Step 4 -  Work is scheduled 

Once we have the necessary infrastructure in place we can then schedule the work required to make your connection live.

Step 5 - Electricity is switched on

Your Electrical Contractor will then switch on the electricity in your premises.​