Connection to Grid / Power Pooling Arrangements


Public private partnerships in power require also an Interconnection, Grid Connection of Power Pooling Agreement. This kind of contracts outline the responsibilities and fees for connecting the power generated by an independent power producer to the owner of grid system, generally a public entity.


Please see below for sample connection agreements:


United Kingdom

Model Bilateral Connection Agreement that is used by the UK National Grid Company (NGC) for customers who wish to connect to its transmission system.  This model agreement makes a reference to the so-called Connection and Use of System Code (CUSC), that NGC has developed and submitted to the UK regulator (OFGEM) for approval.


The CUSC is a complex document and so may not be appropriate for adaptation to developing economies without extensive amendment. However, NGC has, helpfully, prepared a brief Summary of the CUSC.

Last Updated : Mon,2019-09-09

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