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ESB ecars

ESB owns, operates and maintains a network of 1,500 public charge points across the island of Ireland.

ESB ecars network cost

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Membership cost: €4.79 per month
Cost per charge: Standard €0.509 /kWh, Fast €0.586 /kWh, High Power€0.617 /kWh


Cost per charge: Standard €0.563 /kWh, Fast €0.647 /kWh, High Power €0.682 /kWh

To discover how much it will cost to charge an EV from an ESB ecars charge point, head to Zapmap’s Public Charging Calculator. This allows you to select any new or used plug-in vehicle, and tailor elements – such as electricity cost and charge required – for personalised results.


How to use the ESB ecars network

Access to the ESB ecars network is made via the ESB ecar connect app, which is free to download, or via an RFID card.

To sign up create an account via the ecar connect app.

There is also an option to choose a one time payment option through the ecar connect app.

For more information on how to use ESB ecars chargers, check out its ‘How to’ videos.


Where are ESB ecars charge points located?

All ESB ecars points can be found on Zapmap by using the network filter, this can be used on the desktop and mobile app.

Charging types and speeds can be filtered too, showing only those points that are compatible with users’ cars.

Select 'Filters' -> 'Networks' -> 'ESB ecars' to view only ESB ecars charge points.



Contact Details

Customer care line (ROI): 00 353 1 258 3799

Customer care line (Northern Ireland): 00 44 345 601 8303


Further contact information can be found on the ESB website.


How does ESB ecars compare to other networks in terms of pricing?

Zapmap monitors the prices of charging on the public network and reports on the prices charged by the top 10* rapid charging networks. The prices are updated on a monthly basis here: Rapid Charging: Top 10 Network Pricing

The price to charge an electric vehicle (EV) on the public charging network can vary substantively, and prices are increasing due to current issues in the energy market.
Updated on a monthly basis, the Zapmap Price Index shows the difference in prices paid depending on the type of charger and will also track how this is changing over time.

About ESB ecars

ESB owns, operates and maintains a growing network of 1,500 public charge points across the island of Ireland.
Established in 2010 by ESB and other partners, ecars was set-up to support the first phase of electric vehicle owners in the country, and to develop and expand as the market increased. In 2015, the running of the network was awarded to the Electricity Supply Board (ESB) which continues to operate networks both sides of the Irish border.