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 document lists the line impedance data for Medium Voltage.
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This code specifies the minimum technical, design and operational criteria to be complied with for all commercial metering and data collection equipment, as well as the associated procedures.
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Meter Reading Sheet for Electronic Business Meter type ABB Vision Elster A1700.
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This document contains statistical information on all Contracted Non-Wind Farm generators to the distribution system and is updated every quarter.
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Presentation for the Emergency Services dealing with the hazard of electricity.
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This document sets out the conditions for connecting a premises to the electricity distribution system for loads greater than or equal to 100 Kilovolt Amps (kVA).
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This form should be completed by customers who want a new generator connected to the distribution system.
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Teaching Resources - Senior Lesson Plan 2 - Staying Safe with Electricity
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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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In accordance with our desire to deal in an open manner with this issue we are providing you with this information on the subject of electrical and magnetic fields. The quality of your living and working environment, along with the welfare of livestock and farm crops is of the utmost importance to us at all times.
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