About Us

Instead of talking about ourselves, we’d like to talk about how you’re at the heart of everything we do. Whether you’re a residential or business customer, our ambition is to always offer you the most relevant, affordable and innovative energy solutions that answer the way you use our electricity or gas services. We call this ’Smarter Living’ - a way of understanding and answering your needs so you can enjoy our energy with more control and in sustainable ways. ‘Smarter Living’ also defines our approach to supporting community initiatives and sponsorships. As Ireland’s largest and most trusted energy supplier, no one else is better placed to consistently deliver for you. Visit our products page to see our growing list of Energy and Smarter Living products and services.

Electric Ireland is the retail division of ESB (Electricity Supply Board). ESB was established in 1927 as a statutory corporation in the Republic of Ireland and the majority of shares are held by the Irish Government. Previously known as ESB Customer Supply and ESB Independent Energy, the retail division of ESB has been rebranded to Electric Ireland in 2012. Recognised as Ireland’s leading energy provider, Electric Ireland supplies electricity, gas and energy services to over 1.2 million households and 95,000 businesses in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.

ESB is now supplying electricity and gas to homes across Great Britain. ESB Energy now known as So Energy, launched as Britain’s newest energy provider in 2017 and our pledge is to be the most innovative, responsible and easy to deal with electricity and gas supplier in the British market. ESB has been working in Britain for over 25 years and invested nearly £2 billion in projects across the country.