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ESB operates right across the electricity market: from generation, through transmission and distribution to the supply of customers with an expanding presence in the Great Britain generation market. In addition we extract further value through supplying gas and using our networks to carry fibre for telecommunications. ESB is the owner of the distribution and transmission networks in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It has a 47% share of generation in the all-island market and a 37% share of electricity supply in the all-island market with 1.4 million customer accounts. ESB contributes over €2billion annually to the Irish economy through dividends, investments, taxes and jobs. ESB provides significant employment both directly, with 7,600 employees, and indirectly through contractors and service providers.
ESB believes in the electrification of transport as a means to creating a clean energy future, powered by electricity. To that end, we have developed a comprehensive public charging network, with more than 1,100 standard and fast charge points across the island of Ireland. These are located at shopping centres, car parks and on-street with fast charge points located on all major inter-urban routes. The fast chargers can typically charge a car to 80% in less than 30 minutes. ESB’s electric vehicle business has recently expanded into the UK when the company was selected as a rapid charging supplier on Transport for London’s (TfL) Concession Framework Contract. Since then the company has been deploying a rapid charging infrastructure and associated customer services for electric vehicle drivers across London.
Read more here, www.esb.ie