The Grid

Our core focus is to manage the grid efficiently, while planning for a low carbon future. Explore how the grid works; view real time performance; access grid codes and grid information

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How the Grid Works

Ever wondered how electricity works? Want to know more about Ireland's electricity grid? A citizen's guide to how we safely manage the grid to meet daily electricity needs across Ireland.

Managing the grid
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Current Grid Projects

There is an ongoing need to develop the electricity grid. Find out about current and recent projects for grid development.

Projects in your area

Contact Us

We're here to help. Get in touch with a member of the team for guidance, information, media requests and more.