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Delivering reliable, secure, and efficient Transmission & Distribution networks 

As a utility-based consultant, we have developed, maintained, and operated resilient electricity transmission & distribution infrastructure internationally for five decades and in Ireland for 100 years – it’s in our DNA. 

Drawing on our unique experience, we collaborate with our clients to navigate technological and environmental challenges to deliver robust electricity infrastructure. As the world embraces low carbon solutions, we have the expertise to guide our clients on that journey, and we are driven to make a difference. 

Utility Based Consultant

Our deep-rooted utility background is key to ESB International’s success. It gives us a comprehensive and unique understanding of all aspects of the energy sector. We understand the challenges that utilities face because we are part of one.

Technical Expertise

We empower clients through our world-class, utility-backed expertise and possess a proud portfolio of projects across the globe. Our specialist knowledge and experience have enabled successful project delivery across multiple cultures and environments.

Partnership and Collaboration

We build enduring partnerships with our clients, establishing trust throughout the project lifecycle. Our collaborative approach brings our utility expertise to the fore, ensuring projects are delivered safely, with best practice quality standards, on schedule and within budget.

Resilient Infrastructure

Our expertise in T&D networks is world-class. We work with our clients to create resilient infrastructure, enabling them to meet the challenges of facilitating the adoption of emerging low carbon technologies. We help you today to get you where you want to be tomorrow.


Feasibility Studies - Our feasibility investigations include cost comparisons and evaluation of the condition of existing overhead lines and substations.

Power System Studies - System studies include load forecasting models and the use of modern software for steady-state and transient stability studies.

Owners Engineer

  • Transmission Projects 

New and refurbishment transmission projects including Overhead Lines, Substations and Cables.

  • Project Management

We manage programming and progress monitoring, supervision of construction, quality control inspections, and safety performance monitoring.

  • Protection, Automation and SCADA 

We empower clients with our specialised knowledge of smart meter technology, telecommunication infrastructure and back-office software.

  • Design and Specification

We develop, review and complete specifications and designs to all international standards.

  • Asset Monitoring & Data Analytics

We provide integrated digital AI solutions to maximise data analytics enabling efficient forecasting and cost saving asset monitoring.

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Transmission & Distribution services

  • Asset Management Services

    We provide a comprehensive range of engineering and management services for maintenance and commissioning of Transmission & Distribution Networks.

  • Environmental and Social Impact

    We provide advice and support on proposed projects to evaluate alternatives, develop mitigation plans and make recommendations for management.

  • Health & Safety

    As a core value, we pride ourselves in design standards, audits, reporting, site supervision, testing and commissioning.

Related Case Studies

We have completed projects around the globe, and we are proud to share some of these success stories.

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Tanzania Rural Electrification

Transmission & Distribution Read Case Study
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Turn-Around Management Contract for GSE, Georgia

Utility to Utility Read Case Study
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Delivering a Turnkey 38 kV GIS Indoor Station

Transmission & Distribution Read Case Study

Our Solutions

As a Leading Global Engineering Consultancy, we offer a full range of solutions empowering our clients to deliver energy for generations to come.

What we do

We offer a comprehensive range of solutions for both public and private clients, right through the life cycle of their projects and the energy value chain.

Contact Us

Dublin Office

ESB International,
One Dublin Airport Central,
Dublin Airport Cloghran,
Co Dublin,
Phone +353 1 703 8000 +353 1 703 8000

Bahrain Office

ESB International Office 1002,
Building 655 Road 3614,
Block 436,
Seef Area,
Phone +973 1770 8118 +973 1770 8118

Oman Office

ESB International Office 206,
2nd Floor, Holiday Inn Al,
Mazoon Street South Al,
Mawaleh, Muscat P.O. Box,
P.C 118 Sultanate of Oman
Phone +973 1770 8118 +973 1770 8118