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.
DSO Completed Applications list 03.08.2018
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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This documents presents Guidelines for costs and applicability of EGIP (Embedded Generation Interface Protection).
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The System Operators have undertaken to update the node assignments list from time to time to confirm any changes to the Gate 3 tables originally published on the 19th January 2009. Changes are marked in yellow in the document and a footnote is included explaining the high level reason for the change.
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This document outlines the steps by which an application is processed which is not the normal GPA, it also includes factors that make an eligible non GPA application.
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This application form should be completed if your project is being processed within the group processing approach GPA, and you wish the system operators to use assumed project data rather than specific project data provided by you.
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This document outlines the high level summary of the System Operators Gate 3 Project Plan. This revision reflects the impact of the introduction of Distribution contestability on the Plan, and records when PGOR (Possible Generator Output reports) will be available for issue. It also provides the expected date when Final Constraint Reports will be available.
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This correspondence sets out the deadlines within which connection method suggestions have to be submitted to the System Operators (SO's) to ensure that they can be included in connection method studies.
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The customer connection method sub-group meetings are the primary connection method discussion vehicle for customers, this document is a revised schedule for these meetings.
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This document explains the conditions to be followed for connecting and operating a Micro-Generator.
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