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  • Performance, Standards and charges – Connections Offer Expenses

    Making the cost of connections fairer for all.

  • If you apply for a large Generation or Demand project we will charge you for the costs associated with issuing the Connection Quotation in accordance with the Electricity (Connection Offer Expenses) Regulations 2018. You will need to pay a Connection Offer Expense whether or not you decide to accept your Quotation. 

    We will invoice you shortly after we issue the quotation and you will have 30 days from receiving the invoice to make payment. The amount we will charge will vary depending on the requirements of your connection.  

  • If you wish to pay your Connection Offer Expense fee, you can pay by BACS payment using the details below:

    If your site is in England

    Our bank details for payment are as follows. Please quote the invoice number or project number when making your payment. You will find your project reference number on the quotation issued for the works. 


    Southern Electric Power Distribution Plc 
    Natwest 
    13 Market Place 
    Reading 
    Berks 
    RG1 2EP 

    Account No 89542592 
    Sort Code 60 17 21 
    Iban Code GB41 NWBK 6017 2189 5425 92 
    Swift No (BIC) NWBK GB 2L 
    UTR 64581 10616 

    If your site is in Scotland

    Our bank details for payment are as follows. Please quote the invoice number or project number when making your payment. You will find your project reference number on the quotation issued for the works. 


    Scottish Hydro-Electric Power Distribution Plc 
    Natwest 
    13 Market Place 
    Reading 
    Berks 
    RG1 2EP 

    Account No 89543130 
    Sort Code 60 17 21 
    Iban Code GB41 NWBK 6017 2189 5431 30 
    Swift No (BIC) NWBK GB 2L 
    UTR 85621 10776 

  • Alternatively, please contact our Quote Acceptance Team on 0800 197 5527, quoting your job reference number and that you wish to pay your COE fee.

    You can find more information in our customer guide which you can download below. 

    You can also find further information on our charges in our Statement of Methodology and Charges for Connection by clicking the links below.