Whether you have a large or small energy project, we’re here to help you get connected to the national electricity transmission network.

Here, you can find information and guidance about the connection journey, how we can help you, and how to get in touch.

The connection journey

Below, you’ll find more detailed information about the different stages of the connection journey – from your pre-application meeting through to designing and building your connection.

If you wish to begin a connection application, please visit the ESO connection portal page.


Two step offer process update                                                                                          
As of the 1st of March 2023, all new applications are subject to the two step offer process implemented by the Electricity System Operator (ESO). For more information on this process visit the ESO webpage here.

Connections process   

This short animation will give you an overview of the different stages of the connection process you’ll need to follow.

Improving your connections experience   

The experience we provide our customers is extremely important to us and we are keen to receive your feedback regarding the service you receive. As you progress through key touchpoints in your connection journey, you will be contacted to gather feedback. This is part of the 'Quality of Connections' survey that has been agreed with Ofgem and the other Transmission Owners, to ensure we understand which areas are working well as well as any areas we need to improve.

We’re always looking to improve, so if you wish to provide additional feedback, please get in touch here: 

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