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Innovation Projects

ESB is collaborating on over 250 innovative projects right across the energy sector to improve performance, reduce cost and develop new sources of revenue in line with our Net Zero by 2040 ambition.

See below some examples of a small number of the innovation projects that we are currently working on.

Sub-Sea Habitat Cable Repair video
Sub-Sea Habitat Cable Repair

ESB engineers have developed an innovative technology to carry out jointing repairs to sub-sea electricity cables enabling cable repair to be undertaken while the cable remains in-situ on the sea-bed.

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The Dingle Project video
The Dingle Project

To help ESB Networks future-proof the electricity network for the benefit of homes, farms and businesses in Dingle, five local ambassadors were selected to help explore energy efficiency measures on the journey towards a net zero future.

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National Network, Local Connections Programme

ESB Networks National Networks, Local Connections Programme is a transformative plan to deliver a low carbon electricity system by 2030.

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Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint video
Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint

Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint is an ambitious programme to transform ESB’s Moneypoint site in County Clare into a green energy hub helping Ireland to become a leader in green energy production and storage.

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Electric Ireland Superhomes with Tipperary Energy Agency video
Electric Ireland Superhomes with Tipperary Energy Agency

Electric Ireland SuperHomes will deliver 35,000 deep home energy upgrades by 2030 in support of the Government’s Climate Action Plan to transform our housing stock for a low carbon future.

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De-carbonising the UK’s largest Greenhouse Project video
De-carbonising the UK’s largest Greenhouse Project

ESB's Smart Energy Services has developed an innovative energy solution to decarbonise the UK’s largest greenhouse involving the installation of the largest installed capacity of heat pumps in the UK.

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