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  • Harnessing wind to produce clean energy

    Jun 10, 2024, 07:59 AM by User Not Found
    ESB’s Generation and Trading division is growing its offshore wind farm business in Ireland and the UK to generate renewable electricity at scale by harnessing one of the country’s greatest natural resources.
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  • ESB ecars – updated terms of service

    May 22, 2024, 14:38 PM by User Not Found
    We've updated our Terms of Service
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  • Meet Colm Moriarty, Digital Capability and Culture Manager

    May 7, 2024, 11:19 AM by User Not Found
    Colm is the driving force behind ESB’s digital transformation, driving cultural and capability changes across the organisation. When he is not learning and trialling new technologies, he can be found coaching his child’s football team and ‘making up the numbers’ in masters middle distance racing.
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  • Net zero cannot wait: takeaways from the Accelerate conference

    May 2, 2024, 20:32 PM by User Not Found
    The ESB-IIEA Accelerate conference in Dublin on 26 April brought together more than 350 people from across the energy community to explore the latest developments and innovations driving the transition to a net zero future.
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  • The role of renewable hydrogen in a resilient and secure net zero electricity system

    Apr 29, 2024, 14:24 PM by User Not Found
    Renewable hydrogen is becoming a crucial and strategic choice for the energy transition which can help Ireland reach its net zero emissions target while adding security to the energy system. It can be made from renewable electricity and water, stored in large quantities for long periods and then used as a carbon-free fuel for backup power, replacing the fossil fuel energy sources we have depended on for decades.
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  • Valuing our economic contribution to Ireland

    Apr 29, 2024, 08:03 AM by User Not Found
    In line with our mission to constantly strive to make a real difference, we worked with Frontier Economics to find out what our economic contribution has been as one of the largest investors in the Irish state.
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  • Repurposing wind turbine blades for innovative e-mobility project

    Apr 22, 2024, 14:08 PM by User Not Found
    Ireland needs to capitalise on its vast wind resources to reach its climate goals and provide home-grown clean energy. We also need to re-think how we manage resources and embracing circularity when developing wind energy projects and plan for their end-of-life cycle.
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  • ACCELERATE: The latest developments and most innovative ideas on the journey to Net Zero

    Apr 10, 2024, 13:26 PM by User Not Found
    In partnership with The Institute of International & European Affairs (IIEA), we are hosting a one-day conference ‘ACCELERATE: The Transition to a Net Zero Future’ on Friday, 26th April 2024 to learn more from some of the brightest minds about how best to deliver what is required for a clean energy future.
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  • Our hydro energy portfolio and rainfall impact in 2023

    Mar 12, 2024, 14:35 PM by User Not Found
    Our hydro generation stations are a key element of our renewable portfolio, contributing 220MW of installed clean energy to Ireland’s electricity system.
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  • How we are embedding sustainability across our procurement functions

    Mar 12, 2024, 10:57 AM by User Not Found
    Conor O’Regan, our new Chief Procurement Officer, tells us about the changes being made to embed sustainability across our business functions.
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  • Building a Business for Biodiversity

    Feb 19, 2024, 10:27 AM by User Not Found
    Geoff Hamilton, Sustainability Project Manager, gives an insight into how ESB is managing its activities to avoid significant impact on habitats and why we are one of the first participants in the new Business for Biodiversity initiative.
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  • Supporting educational access programmes

    Feb 13, 2024, 11:26 AM by User Not Found
    One of the key elements of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is ensuring inclusiveness and equality for every person, everywhere. As part of our Net Zero by 2040 strategy, we have committed to science-based targets for 2030 with a focus on supporting communities through programmes that enhance access to education, inclusion and employment.
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  • Announcement of John Regan as Managing Director of ESB Telecoms

    Feb 13, 2024, 09:48 AM by User Not Found
    We are delighted to announce another milestone in the growth and leadership of ESB Telecoms as we welcome our new Managing Director, John Regan, to the helm.
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  • Meet Usman Cheema, Operations Engineer, ecars

    Feb 12, 2024, 14:41 PM by User Not Found
    Usman Cheema is an Operations Engineer at our ecars business. He tells us about his role in helping to manage Ireland’s largest electric vehicle charging network and why he believes that asking questions in every role is so important.
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  • Scaling up: ESB Group’s significant investment in renewable energy and infrastructure

    Jan 8, 2024, 12:31 PM by User Not Found
    2023 has been a busy year for ESB as it pursues ambitious decarbonisation goals, investing more than €1 billion in the critical infrastructure required to help decarbonise electricity, to improve the resilience of the electricity network, and to empower customers to use clean electricity for heat and transport.
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  • Powering Ireland and Great Britain’s EV Network

    Dec 18, 2023, 16:10 PM by User Not Found
    With another record year for EV sales, we are expanding our charging network with a significant investment in new hubs and upgrading works. Almost a fifth of all new cars being purchased in Ireland are now electric, with a 46% increase in new EVs in 2023 compared to the previous year.
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  • Utilising our optical fibre network to enable a secure digital landscape

    Dec 15, 2023, 11:31 AM by User Not Found
    IrelandQCI, the ‘Building a National Quantum Communication Infrastructure for Ireland’ project involves the integration of innovative and secure quantum devices and systems with conventional communication infrastructures. This will be done by utilising ESB Telecoms’ optical fibre network to provide an additional layer of security, all based on quantum physics.
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  • Continuing to show progress on our gender pay gap

    Dec 11, 2023, 10:48 AM by User Not Found
    We have published our third Gender Pay Gap (GPG) report, having voluntarily published our first in 2021, ahead of the Gender Pay Gap Information Act 2021 coming into effect. This year, we recorded another decrease in our gender pay gap as we continue to deliver proactive plans to address the difference.
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  • Implications of phasing out of fluorescent lighting for Large Energy Users

    Nov 24, 2023, 16:03 PM by User Not Found
    In a move that will significantly impact large energy users, the European Commission recently adopted a set of regulations under the RoHS Directive, effectively banning fluorescent lighting in the European Union.
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  • Achieving Energy Efficiency Targets

    Nov 24, 2023, 15:49 PM by User Not Found
    In a world increasingly concerned about the impacts of climate change, energy efficiency and implementing sustainable practices areas are key priorities for large energy users including industries and businesses. Understanding and meeting energy efficiency targets also offers environmental and financial benefits.
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