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Data Protection and AIE

At ESB, we take your privacy seriously and we are fully committed to keeping your information private. Providing and holding personal information comes with significant rights on your part and significant responsibilities on ours.

It is important that you know exactly what we do with personal information that you and others provide to us, why we gather it and what it means to you. For further information on how ESB manages your personal data please see the Data Privacy section on the website

If you wish to get a copy of your data please complete and submit the request through our online submission form

Data Protection Officer contact Details:


Postal: Data Protection Officer, ESB, 27 Fitzwilliam Street Lower, Dublin 2 D02 KT92

Access to Information on the Environment

EC (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2014 – 2018

ESB is a public authority for purposes of the European Communities (Access to Information on the Environment) Regulations 2014-2018 (the “AIE Regulations”). Under the AIE Regulations you are entitled to request access to information on the environment that is held by or for ESB.

For more information about AIE regulations, click here. 


To submit a request for environmental information to ESB, e-mail

or write to:

ESB AIE Requests Co-ordinator

ESB Head Office 
27 Fitzwilliam Street Lower
Dublin 2
D02 KT92

All requests should:

  • be made in writing or electronic form,
  • state that the request is made under the AIE Regulations,
  • state your name, address and any other relevant contact details,
  • state as specifically as possible, the environmental information that you require from ESB, and
  • if you require access to the environmental information in a particular form or manner, specify the form or manner of access desired.

Where a request is made to ESB under the AIE Regulations and (i) the environmental information requested is not held by ESB and (ii) ESB believes that the information is or may be held by another Public Authority under the AIE Regulations, ESB will transfer your request as soon as possible to the relevant Public Authority under Article 7(6) of the AIE Regulations.  In these circumstances you will be informed that your request has been transferred.

As provided for under the AIE Regulations, ESB will try to respond to your request as soon as possible.  No later than one month after the receipt of your request we will either respond with a decision, notify you of the transfer of your request to another Public Authority or notify you that an extra month is required (as provided under the AIE Regulations) to deal with your request.

ESB may apply charges for photocopying of documents.  Charges will be as follows: Photocopy: €0.04 per A4 page

Business Hours:
AIE office business hours are Monday - Friday: 9am to 5pm.