How to install Distributed Generation
If you're looking to install large scale Distributed Generation (DG) equipment rated at 3.68kW or higher, you will need to apply in advance to receive a quote from us to connect to our electricity network. We'll assess your application to understand the work involved before sending you a quotation. On the day of the installation we may need to be there to complete some tests to make sure there are no issues.
Before you apply
Which application form you need to complete
To make it easier for installers, we have created a Smart Connect portal where they can submit applications or notifications for single domestic installations. Smart Connect will automatically assess applications and either issue approval or refer the application to the relevant teams for further assessment. To check if your installation is eligible to be raised on Smart Connect, please visit our Smart Connect page.
Alternatively, if your installation does not meet our Smart Connect criteria or if you have multiple installations, your installer can follow the steps below: