The demand for low-carbon technologies (LCTs) such as electric vehicles, electric heating and solar PV is increasing as consumers look to decarbonise. Smart Connect is a connections portal which we have developed to provide installers and consumers with a more efficient way to connect their device to our electricity network.
Why use Smart Connect?
Smart Connect is a free service and accounts can be created for individual installers or customers. For those completing requests as part of a company, you have the ability to link accounts and get visibility of requests made using any accounts linked to that company.
Smart Connect offers a range of benefits which include:
Currently, Smart Connect can be used when:
LCT applications which do not meet this criteria should use the relevant forms for the type and size of device. This includes LCT connections in multi-occupancy buildings.
Eligibility LCT types
Smart Connect can process connections for the following domestic LCT's:
Please follow the steps below
We use this to check that the point of connection between our network and your electricity supply is safe and adequately rated.
Information you will need for your application
Generation or storage devices