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.
In ESB Networks we recognise that our activities have environmental impacts and that it is our responsibility to manage these impacts in a manner that contributes to the sustainable development of our economy, and provides a high level of protection for our natural environment. To view more on environmental policy please download this document.
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This guide is designed to illustrate the steps in obtaining a connection to the Distribution System for demand customers
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Standard Connection agreement for demand and generator connections where the maximum capacity exceeds 100kVA.
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This document provides a guide to the requirements of ESB Networks in relation to electricity installations in housing schemes.
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The aim of this code of practice is to improve the level of safety of work near overhead electricity lines and, in doing so, to assist those who are involved in working in the vicinity of overhead electricity lines in avoiding the inherent dangers.
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This document contains statistical information on all Energised Connected Wind Farm generators to the distribution system and is updated every quarter.
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This form is for customers that want to apply for compensation as a result of steel electricity masts or double wood poles that are an interfering (Mast Interference) with normal farming practices.
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This document will show you how to read your electricity meter and submit a reading.
This document lists the conditions with which ESB Networks DAC. must comply in order to discharge its functions as Distribution System Operator (DSO).
This document is issued by ESB Networks as a guide to Developers of generation projects to give an understanding of the connection process for both Non-Contestable and Contestable Generator projects.
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