Networks and network connections

Networks and network connections guidance:

The former Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) first published a Community Energy Strategy in 2014. In March 2015, DECC published an update on the community...

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Quick links If you are only interested in certain aspects of the evolving GB competition in transmission regime, you may find the following links to particular sections...

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Produced in partnership with Matthew Collinson of Energetics Date of Agreement _____________________________________20[XX] Parties 1 [name of company], a company...

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District Heating Networks In the UK, District Heating Networks (DHN) provide heating to multiple customers within a building (sometimes referred to as communal heating)...

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What is district heating (DH)? DH, also known as heat networks, involves the provision of hot water or steam through a pipe network for use in several residential,...

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In order for a new connection to be made, whether to a generator, a home, an office or an entire new development, new network infrastructure will need to be built. As...

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Power offtake arrangements In project financed power generation projects, one of the key documents is the power offtake agreement. Typically referred to as a 'power...

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What is an Energy Services Company (ESCo)? There is no single definition of what an ESCo is, and ESCo has no special legal meaning. The term has been used to describe...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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What is the Energy Service Company (ESCo) model for local authority projects? There is no single definition of what an ESCo is, and ESCo has no special legal meaning. The...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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What is a grid connection? A grid connection allows a user to connect to the local network or ‘grid’ so they can receive or produce electricity. A connection agreement is...

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Why establish an ESCo? Prior to establishing an ESCo, it is necessary to identify what purpose the ESCo will fulfil and whether or not such a special purpose vehicle is...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 11pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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The physical infrastructure of the GB electricity market In broad terms, the physical infrastructure of the Great Britain (GB) electricity market can be divided up as...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 11pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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This Agreement is made on [date] Parties 1 [name of the Company] [of [address] OR incorporated in England and Wales with Company registration number [number] whose...

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Introduction and background This Practice Note highlights key considerations when acting for landowner clients and utility companies (distribution network operators...

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Brexit impact This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January 2020 (exit day). As of exit day, the...

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STOP PRESS: This Practice Note is being reviewed and updated following Ofgem’s 28 November 2018 decision on its OFTO tender process policy consultation for future tender...

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Background For a full overview of the nature and roles of the various companies in the National Grid plc group, see Practice Note: The role of National Grid in the Great...

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Access to electricity networks Successive packages of UK and European legislation have driven the separation of electricity retailing from the ownership and operation of...

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