RegenSW guide to Distribution Network Operators

The guide to Distribution Network Operators is a short introductory guide to the UK's distribution network operation companies and the process of gaining grid connection. It signposts to further industry guidance covering all sizes of renewable installation. Simple diagrams explain the processes and decision-making around selecting DNOs or Independent Connection Providers to undertake works. The guide provides simple explanations of industry terms and information on what the DNO companies do to support community energy projects.

Useful for:

  • Community groups developing renewable energy projects
  • Social Enterprises working on renewable energy
  • Local authorities and businesses working on renewable energy
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