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About Us

We are driven by an unwavering commitment to deliver a brighter future for our customers and the communities we serve. Since our establishment in 1927, we have been Ireland's foremost energy company. We are constantly driven to make a difference and want to use our unique experience and position to address societies’ biggest challenges, including climate change.

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We are a strong, diversified utility operating right across the electricity market: from generation, through transmission and distribution, to supply. We also work in other related sectors where we can make a difference, including telecommunications, electric vehicle charging, home retrofits and more.
Our Purpose

We are working to deliver a new energy future based on reliable, affordable, zero carbon electricity. We are building on the work we have done for over a century to transform lives and enable social and economic progress and change. This is our purpose.

We will continue to harness our capability and resources to bring light and energy to communities in Ireland and around the world. We are Driven to Make a Difference and to achieve net zero emissions for ESB by 2040.

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Our net zero journey

At ESB, we are making a stand for Ireland’s future, a future powered by clean and sustainable electricity. We are committed to leading the transition to a reliable, affordable, net zero energy future. A future that protects our customers and the economy by maintaining the security and affordability of energy.

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Our Commitment to Sustainability

We are stepping forward on our social and environmental responsibility, cultivating a safe, sound and sustainable ethos in line with our values.

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Our Energy for Generations Fund

Our dedicated Fund sees €1m per year disbursed to charities on the island of Ireland working primarily in social inclusion (access to education and employment). In addition, the fund also supports charities working in the area of homelessness.

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Supporting Communities

We are committed to supporting communities, seeking to transform lives, and enable social, economic and environmental progress. We aim to deliver and create a brighter future for all through our sponsorships which range across STEM, the arts and the energy transition.