Connecting Waterford to the national grid

Connecting Waterford to the national grid

Electricity in the county before ESB Waterford had electricity before the establishment of ESB in 1927. ESB's annual reports record
Waterford rural areas

Waterford rural areas

Read more about the 21 rural areas connected under the Rural Electrification Scheme in Waterford between 1948 and 1963.

Rural electrification of Ardmore, Co Waterford in 1954

Area: Ardmore Started: December 1953 Finished: October 1954 Poles used: 1123 Line used (km): 105 Premises connected: 211 The figures above

Rural electrification of Drumhills, Co Waterford in 1962

Area: Drumhills Started: December 1961 Finished: July 1962 Poles used: not recorded Line used (km): not recorded Premises connected: 62 The

Rural electrification of Melleray, Co Waterford in 1961

Area: Melleray Started: September 1961 Finished: October 1961 Poles used: 554 Line used (km): 50 Premises connected: 134 The figures above

Rural electrification of Kilrossanty, Co Waterford in 1961

Area: Kilrossanty Started: May 1961 Finished: November 1961 Poles used: 950 Line used (km): 82 Premises connected: 94 The figures above were

Rural electrification of Kilwatermoy, Co Waterford in 1959

Area: Kilwatermoy Started: December 1958 Finished: May 1959 Poles used: 806 Line used (km): 65 Premises connected: 120 The figures above

Rural electrification of Carroll’s Cross, Co Waterford in 1959

Area: Carroll's Cross Started: December 1958 Finished: May 1959 Poles used: 1093 Line used (km): 107 Premises connected: 146 The figures

Rural electrification of Clashmore, Co Waterford in 1958

Area: Clashmore Started: April 1958 Finished: October 1958 Poles used: 1003 Line used (km): 86 Premises connected: 184 The figures above

Rural electrification of Gaultier, Co Waterford in 1958

Area: Gaultier Started: April 1957 Finished: January 1958 Poles used: 1595 Line used (km): 140 Premises connected: 444 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Ballymacarbry, Co Waterford in 1956

Area: Ballymacarbry Started: July 1956 Finished: September 1956 Poles used: 902 Line used (km): 81 Premises connected: 128 The figures

Rural electrification of Rathgormack, Co Waterford in 1956

Area: Rathgormack Started: December 1955 Finished: August 1956 Poles used: 1737 Line used (km): 159 Premises connected: 219 The figures above

Rural electrification of Dunhill, Co Waterford in 1956

Area: Dunhill Started: September 1955 Finished: February 1956 Poles used: 1142 Line used (km): 99 Premises connected: 194 The figures above

Rural electrification of Kilmeaden, Co Waterford in 1954

Area: Kilmeadon Started: August 1953 Finished: April 1954 Poles used: 917 Line used (km): 101 Premises connected: 213 The figures above were sourced from our REO

Rural electrification of Slieverue, Co Waterford in 1951

Area: Slieverue Started: June 1951 Finished: October 1951 Poles used: 686 Line used (km): 88 Premises connected: 207 The figures above