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ESB Energy | Electricity, gas and dual fuel tariffs

Find out more about ESB Energy with our useful guide.

Electricity Supply Board (ESB) are a duel-fuel energy supplier established in 1927. They were set up as a statutory corporation in the Republic of Ireland under the Electricity (Supply) Act 1927. With a holding of 95%, ESB is majority owned by the Irish Government with the remaining 5% held by the trustees of an Employee Share Ownership Plan.

ESB operates right across the electricity market: from generation, through transmission and distribution to supply. In addition, ESB extracts further value at certain points along this chain: supplying gas, carries fibre for telecommunications, devels electric vehicle public charging infrastructure and more.

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Is ESB Energy cheap?

Something to remember

There is no single cheapest energy supplier out there, only the cheapest provider for you and your usage requirements. If it gets confusing, you can always come back and consult finder.com’s energy pages and guides!

How do customers rate ESB Energy?

Ofgem, the UK energy regulator, publish facts and figures surrounding energy usage throughout the year, but since ESB Energy is a new entrant to the energy market, it has not yet been included in these independent reports.

Can I get a smart meter with ESB Energy?

Currently, smart meters are not available for ESB Energy customers.

How do I contact ESB Energy?

Telephone: 01850 372 757

Email: esbnetworks@esb.ie

Their office hours are 8:30am – 6pm, Monday – Friday and 8:30am – 1.30pm on Saturday.

Alternatively contact them through their social media platforms:

Twitter: @ESBGroup

Facebook: ESB Energy

How do I make a complaint to ESB Energy?

It comes with the territory. If a boiler breaks or the electricity goes out, people don’t tend to be too happy!

With ESB Energy, you have the following options for registering a complaint:

  1. Email: esbnetworks@esb.ie
  2. Telephone: 01850 372 999, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  3. Or contact them via social media

What is a 'dual fuel' tariff?

With one of these tariffs you’ll get both your gas and electricity from the same supplier. This makes life a lot easier. There’s one bill, one direct debit, one number to call if you need to speak to someone. A dual fuel tariff could save you money, but it’s not necessarily the cheapest option.

In some cases, it’s still cheaper to have your gas and electricity provided by separate suppliers.

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