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Distributed generation

We have provided some guidance in this section specifically for anyone seeking to generate their own electricity. It includes some key information which will help you with the application process for a new generation connection.

The application process varies depending on the scale of the generation and as such, we have separated the information into sections to help guide you along the process:

We are always looking for ways to improve the service we provide and we are keen to hear your feedback. If you would like to take part in customer research for generation, click here.

We are actively involved in the Statement of Works working group, which includes all UK Distribution Network Operators and National Grid. Click to see our summary of Statement of Works progress and our activities as part of the working group.

Contact us

If you have any queries about the Competitions for Connections scheme or the connection process, please contact us:

Email us

Call 0800 048 1820 (Choose Option 2 and then Option 1)
(Opening Hours: 08:00 - 17:00)

Write to:
Energy Solutions
Electricity North West
Frederick Road
M6 6QH

Download our community energy guide

Major incident

Engineers are working to restore power to properties after severe flooding in Lancashire and Rochdale.

We are doing everything we can to restore power and we'll update you regularly on our news section and TwitterFor emergencies, please call us on 0800 195 4141.