The utilisation of timber by the ESB.

  • J. Fallon Electricity Supply Board, Lower Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin 2.
Keywords: Transmission poles, pole dimensions, Douglas fir, larch, timber preservation, pressure treatment, full cell process, empty cell process, electricity supply, ESB, energy. Larix, Pseudotsuga menziesii.


The Electricity Supply Board (ESB), a state sponsored body, has sole responsibility for generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity in the Republic of Ireland. The ESB, founded in 1927, has its centre in Dublin. It has 25 generating stations, six regional and numerous area offices scattered throughout the country. It has a generating capacity of 3,274 M.watts with an additional 900 M.w. coming on stream in phases during 1987 from the new coal burning station at Moneypoint...
How to Cite
Fallon, J. (1987) “The utilisation of timber by the ESB.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: (Accessed: 22July2024).