Connection agreement for private wires
Connection agreement for private wires

The following Energy guidance note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Connection agreement for private wires
  • Parties
  • Background

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Date of Agreement _____________________________________20[XX]

Parties

  1. 1

    [name of company], a company incorporated in [insert jurisdiction] (registered number [insert co. number]) whose registered office is at [insert address] (Company); and

  1. 2

    [name of company], a company incorporated in [insert jurisdiction] (registered number [insert co. number]) whose registered office is at [insert address] (Customer).

Background

  1. (A)

    The Customer is the owner and operator of the Customer’s Installation.

  2. (B)

    The Company is the owner and operator of the Distribution System.

  3. (C)

    The Customer wishes to export electricity generated by the Customer’s Installation to the Company’s Distribution System.

  4. (D)

    [The Parties wish to enter into a contract on or about the date of this Agreement, under which the electricity generated by the Customer’s Installation shall be supplied to the Company by the Customer (‘Power Supply Agreement’).

  5. (E)

    In consideration of the Parties entering into the Power Supply Agreement, the Company shall allow the electricity generated by the Customer’s Installation to be exported to the Distribution System in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.]

It is agreed as follows:

  1. 1

    Definitions & interpretation

    1. 1.1

      Except where the context otherwise requires, the following expressions shall have the meaning set out opposite them (and cognate expressions shall be construed