Network Code

As part of the terms and conditions for connection, and in the interests of other users connected to the Distribution Network, this document specifies the technical requirements which must be complied with by users connecting and operating their equipment on premises connected to the Distribution Network.

This document, the Network Code, sets out these terms and conditions.  It covers three broad areas:

  • technical requirements for connection
  • requirements for operational contact
  • requirements for long-term planning

It is also a statement of assurance to the users of the network of how they can expect the network to be operated and managed.

In addition to complying with the Network Code, users of the Distribution Network are required to comply with the Electricity Regulations 1997 and any amendments thereof, and Codes of Practices promulgated under these Regulations.



Network Code
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