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# esb - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Government: Fianna Fáil is wrong, new state board rules WILL apply to Irish Water
# Appointments
# Appointments

Government: Fianna Fáil is wrong, new state board rules WILL apply to Irish Water

Nov 26th 2014, 6:00 PM 11,260 Views 60 Comments

The Department of Public Expenditure denied there was a loophole in the new guidelines.

# esb - Thursday 30 October, 2014

European loan of €100 million to give power to the south-west
# On The Grid
# On The Grid

European loan of €100 million to give power to the south-west

Oct 30th 2014, 4:42 PM 9,717 Views 40 Comments

The money is the second part of a €200 million ESB agreement with the European Investment Bank.

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support
# Power Play
# Power Play

ESB wants its government owners to axe wind and solar power support

Oct 30th 2014, 4:08 PM 13,851 Views 68 Comments

Targets and backing for the renewable-energy sources should end after 2020, the state supplier says.

# esb - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland's super-fast broadband war has begun and it's coming to a town near you
# Game On
# Game On

Ireland's super-fast broadband war has begun and it's coming to a town near you

Oct 28th 2014, 9:37 AM 34,358 Views 104 Comments

Every county town in Ireland will have access to the same broadband technology as Tokyo within a few years.

# esb - Thursday 9 October, 2014

Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month
# Going Down
# Going Down

Good news: Electric Ireland to cut prices next month

Oct 9th 2014, 2:57 PM 13,043 Views 19 Comments

A typical household will save around €25 per year.

Everyone's favourite ESB ad gets an absolutely hilarious update
# Feckin Lamp
From The Daily Edge
# Feckin Lamp

Everyone's favourite ESB ad gets an absolutely hilarious update

Oct 9th 2014, 11:18 AM 8,125 Views 4 Comments

“I’m gone doddery”.

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go
# Lightning Strikes
# Lightning Strikes

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go

Oct 9th 2014, 8:01 AM 6,706 Views 22 Comments

A severe storm with lightning strikes caused the power outages.

# esb - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight
# Bad Weather
# Bad Weather

20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight

Oct 8th 2014, 10:54 PM 23,877 Views 28 Comments

The south of the country has been worst affected by poor weather conditions.

# esb - Monday 6 October, 2014

Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended
# Be Careful Out There
# Be Careful Out There

Thousands without power and some commuter services suspended

Oct 6th 2014, 7:32 AM 22,162 Views 38 Comments

There were winds of up to 100 kilometres in some areas last night.

# esb - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

GAA fans warned not to attach flags to ESB poles ahead of All-Ireland finals
# Get Down Off That Ladder
# Get Down Off That Ladder

GAA fans warned not to attach flags to ESB poles ahead of All-Ireland finals

Sep 17th 2014, 3:41 PM 11,035 Views 15 Comments

Especially YOU, Kerry and Donegal people.

# esb - Monday 1 September, 2014

Your television may be running on turf. Really
# Bog Cuttings
# Bog Cuttings

Your television may be running on turf. Really

Sep 1st 2014, 6:45 AM 10,291 Views 23 Comments

Around 6% of the nations power is still drawn from peat burning power stations.

# esb - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Extra charge on pay-as-you-go electricity in some shops
# Musgraves
# Musgraves

Extra charge on pay-as-you-go electricity in some shops

Aug 19th 2014, 3:24 PM 13,970 Views 37 Comments

St Vincent de Paul has criticised retailers who add on the charge.

# esb - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin
# Power Out
# Power Out

Power restored to almost 3,200 affected by electricity fault in Dublin

Aug 7th 2014, 12:55 PM 10,158 Views 15 Comments

The fault was first noted just after 3.30am today.

# esb - Thursday 31 July, 2014

ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year
# Getting Greener
# Getting Greener

ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year

Jul 31st 2014, 4:09 PM 5,272 Views 26 Comments

Despite the good figures, Eamon Ryan is worried about a “lack of political will” on renewable energy.

Ballymun Shopping Centre is going to be demolished soon
# Ballymun
# Ballymun

Ballymun Shopping Centre is going to be demolished soon

Jul 31st 2014, 10:40 AM 20,268 Views 51 Comments

There are currently no plans for a replacement facility.

# esb - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

You can now find a plug-in point for your electric car "every 60km"
# Sorted For E-cars
# Sorted For E-cars

You can now find a plug-in point for your electric car "every 60km"

Jul 30th 2014, 11:03 PM 16,517 Views 89 Comments

What do you mean you don’t have an electric car? Get with the programme.

# esb - Friday 11 July, 2014

No decision made (yet) about the future of the Poolbeg chimneys
# Holy Smokes
# Holy Smokes

No decision made (yet) about the future of the Poolbeg chimneys

Jul 11th 2014, 6:00 PM 7,843 Views 27 Comments

Despite reports that the iconic Poolbeg chimneys are to be demolished, ESB state that the process is still in the deliberation stage.

This is what ESB's modern Fitzwilliam St headquarters could look like
# New Look
# New Look

This is what ESB's modern Fitzwilliam St headquarters could look like

Jul 11th 2014, 5:58 PM 14,471 Views 35 Comments

The ESB said the new complex will bring back the ‘essence of the street’ while creating a dynamic office space.

# esb - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Co Clare wave energy project awarded €23m to develop technology
# Making Waves
# Making Waves

Co Clare wave energy project awarded €23m to develop technology

Jul 8th 2014, 3:49 PM 9,536 Views 42 Comments

ESB-led renewable energy project aims to generate electricity by 2018.

# esb - Thursday 3 July, 2014

That party the ESB staged inside a mountain appears to have gone pretty well...
# Rock Concert
# Rock Concert

That party the ESB staged inside a mountain appears to have gone pretty well...

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:46 PM 19,834 Views 28 Comments

The energy provider has been hosting a concert inside Turlough Hill to mark the hydro-electric station’s 40th birthday.

The ESB are throwing a party inside a mountain today
# Very James Bond
# Very James Bond

The ESB are throwing a party inside a mountain today

Jul 3rd 2014, 7:15 AM 25,330 Views 50 Comments

Yes, really.

# esb - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

These are the 50 towns being targeted for a €450mn high-speed broadband plan
# High In Fibre
# High In Fibre

These are the 50 towns being targeted for a €450mn high-speed broadband plan

Jul 2nd 2014, 4:33 PM 51,693 Views 76 Comments

ESB and Vodafone are going 50:50 on the deal.

# esb - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

ESB halt works to save tourist's holiday at Galway guest house
# Power To The People
From The Daily Edge
# Power To The People

ESB halt works to save tourist's holiday at Galway guest house

Jun 24th 2014, 6:00 PM 33,019 Views 33 Comments

ESB to the rescue!

# esb - Saturday 14 June, 2014

More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April
# Cer
# Cer

More than 1500 properties had their electricity or gas cut off in April

Jun 14th 2014, 12:52 PM 7,116 Views 33 Comments

However, many of these may have been properties deemed vacant.

# esb - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales
# Spending Spree
# Spending Spree

Here's how the government is going to spend the €200 million it raised from asset sales

May 14th 2014, 10:46 AM 11,269 Views 61 Comments

Cash for the GAA, pyrite redress, cyclepaths and road improvements are all in the pipeine.

# esb - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die
# Topping The Poles
# Topping The Poles

ESB warns candidates: Don't put your posters on electrical poles or you may die

Apr 23rd 2014, 7:15 AM 10,523 Views 52 Comments

Or be pretty badly injured.

# esb - Friday 21 March, 2014

Did the Empire State Building wear a rainbow flag after Fred Phelps' death?
# Westboro Baptist Church
From The Daily Edge
# Westboro Baptist Church

Did the Empire State Building wear a rainbow flag after Fred Phelps' death?

Mar 21st 2014, 8:18 AM 2,928 Views 2 Comments

There’s speculation that the building sent a message about the anti-homosexuality pastor.

# esb - Friday 14 March, 2014

Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits
# Switched On
# Switched On

Power up: ESB announces €80 million rise in profits

Mar 14th 2014, 11:02 AM 6,095 Views 60 Comments

That’s a lot of lights left on.

# esb - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

ESB Group of Unions threaten CEO and Chairman with legal action
# Pensions Row
# Pensions Row

ESB Group of Unions threaten CEO and Chairman with legal action

Mar 5th 2014, 9:16 AM 5,343 Views 15 Comments

The unions have sent a legal letter to management ahead of the firm’s presentation of its 2013 accounts to the board today.

# esb - Monday 3 March, 2014

The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile'
# Redevelopment
# Redevelopment

The ESB no longer has to restore Dublin's 'Georgian Mile'

Mar 3rd 2014, 9:49 PM 19,548 Views 30 Comments

A vote this evening amended the city’s Development Plan, removing a requirement to build a Georgian facade if the site is redeveloped.

# esb - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow
# Weatherwatch
# Weatherwatch

Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow

Feb 20th 2014, 6:51 PM 6,192 Views 20 Comments

ESB Networks has been phoning customers without power today to update them on what’s happening.

# esb - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

UK crews drafted in, as thousands of homes in the south still without power
# Still Offline
# Still Offline

UK crews drafted in, as thousands of homes in the south still without power

Feb 18th 2014, 8:10 AM 9,781 Views 40 Comments

The workers are being sent to provide back-up in the worst affected areas — including Kerry, Newcastlewest, Tipperary and Enniscorthy.

# esb - Monday 17 February, 2014

ESB workers witness "extremely dangerous" incidents following storm damage
# ESB
# ESB

ESB workers witness "extremely dangerous" incidents following storm damage

Feb 17th 2014, 7:04 PM 15,714 Views 10 Comments

The ESB said that it has restored power to 260,000 customers since the weather affected power around the country.

19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

19,000 homes still without power after last week's storm

Feb 17th 2014, 8:55 AM 5,600 Views 8 Comments

ESB said they are working on connecting homes by today or tomorrow, but some customers in isolated areas will not be connected until towards the end of the week.

# esb - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Number of homes without power halved after day of ‘good progress’
# Power Out
# Power Out

Number of homes without power halved after day of ‘good progress’

Feb 15th 2014, 8:55 PM 9,369 Views 20 Comments

25,000 homes are likely to remain without power over night, but 35,000 homes saw the lights come back on today.

# esb - Friday 14 February, 2014

Up to 50,000 people won't have power tonight
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Up to 50,000 people won't have power tonight

Feb 14th 2014, 8:36 PM 17,772 Views 44 Comments

Meanwhile, boil water notices have been lifted in some areas of Clare and Limerick.

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning

Feb 14th 2014, 7:56 AM 8,241 Views 26 Comments

Power has been restored to 185,000 customers since Wednesday afternoon.

# esb - Thursday 13 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Feb 13th 2014, 8:42 AM 8,366 Views 0 Comments

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

# esb - Saturday 8 February, 2014

ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage
# Lights Out
# Lights Out

ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage

Feb 8th 2014, 8:27 PM 22,825 Views 23 Comments

Many post-match revelers were left in the dark when the power failed at around 7.30pm.

# esb - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Stormwatch: Eircom and ESB work to return services to 16,000 customers
# Communications
# Communications

Stormwatch: Eircom and ESB work to return services to 16,000 customers

Feb 5th 2014, 1:21 PM 7,372 Views 7 Comments

The company warned that another 10,000 customers could be impacted over the coming days.