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Educational Resources

ESB is committed to supporting educational access as a means of empowering young people to fulfil their potential, while enabling them to develop the skills necessary to critically assess the world around them and become the problem solvers and innovators of the future.

We do this by funding educational initiatives and programmes through our Energy for Generations Fund and Wind Farm Community Funds. We also have our dedicated education programme – Generation Tomorrow –  where we support partners working in the STEAM area. 

ESB’s YouTube Channel

We have numerous educational videos on electricity generation, smart networks and renewable energy, as well as fun science experiments for school children on our YouTube channel.

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How is electricity generated?

We have broken down the scientific and technical principles behind electricity generation to provide a detailed explanation and understanding of how energy is made at our Turlough Hill Hydro Station in Co Wicklow.

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Safety Education

Through our educational programmes, aimed at Primary and Secondary school students, we aim to educate children and young adults about electricity safety.

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Harnessing the Power of our Rivers

Ireland's rivers are one of the most intriguing elements of the country's landscape. Since 1929, ESB has harnessed the power and resources of five of Ireland's rivers to generate electricity for all across society.

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