Distributed Energy Resources

Are you considering generating electricity using wind turbines, solar panels (also known as Photovoltaic or PV) or combined heat and power? Read more to see how we can help you.

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  • Want to discuss your project?

    Discuss your project with us at one of our DER surgeries, before making an application.

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  • Accelerated Loss of Mains Change Programme 

    Find out more about the industry funding available to help meet the costs of making Loss of Mains protection changes to your generation site.

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  • Flexible Connections

    A point of connection without the need to carry out extra work on the electricity network.

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  • Energy storage system

    Electricity storage allows you to store electricity and use it at another time.

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  • Contracted Connections Register 

    Find out what connections have already been paid for by customers and are waiting to connect in your area.

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  • Electric Vehicles

    Looking to install an electrical vehicle (EV) charging point, find out if your supply is adequate.

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  • Timed - Profile connection

    A cost-effective way for distributed generation connections over 1MW.

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  • Are you a generator owner or operator? 

    If you are the owner of a generator connected to our Extra High Voltage (EHV) network we can keep you updated of planned EHV outages and curtailment affecting your generator.

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Engineering Recommendations G98 and G99

Engineering Recommendations G98 and G99 come into effect on 27 April 2019. There are significant new requirements for generation of all sizes, including domestic scale photovoltaic generation, which connect to the distribution system. New G98 and G99 application forms have also been introduced.  

If you are planning to undertake a generation connection or commissioning on or after 27 April 2019 you will need to comply with the new requirements and complete the new application forms below.

We will not be able to connect and commission any generation connection that does not comply with either G98 or G99, as appropriate, after midnight on 26 April 2019.

Any questions?
Download our list of Frequently Asked Questions or have a browse through our Connections guides for more information. You can also email us your G98/G99 questions: G98_G99@ukpowernetworks.co.uk

Customers who were part way through the connections process before the 27th April 2019 can download our G99 Fact Sheet for in flight customers. 

Please email G98 commissioning notifications to: g98notifications@ukpowernetworks.co.uk

Please email connection application forms to: Connections.Gateway@ukpowernetworks.co.uk

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