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Guidance documents

Please note that we have made some changes to our Terms and Conditions which impact distributed generation projects. Read all of our Terms and Conditions.

New Connection

Up to 60kVA


60 - 300KVA

Over 300kVA

Guaranteed standards

 Guaranteed standards of performance for connections work

Service Alteration

Large Scale Distributed Generation


Small Scale Distributed Generation


Energy Networks Association – Engineering Recommendations G81


Electricity North West specific appendices G81

Other useful Information
Competition in Connections information
  • Standards of service for ICPs
  • Competition in Connections - Code of Practice
  • Code of Practice Compliance Report
  • Example Quotation template for Compliance Report
  • Design submission check
  • Entering the Live Working Regime
  • Exiting the Live Working Regime
  • Completion Certificate Mains
  • Completion Certificate
  • LV energisation request form 
  • HV energisation request form
  • ENWL Competition in Connections Code of Practice tables

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    0800 048 1820 (Choose Option 2 and then Option 1) 
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