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  • Connections Information - Competition in Connections - Competition in Connections Code of Practice

    The Competition in Connections Code of Practice governs the way in which DNOs provide input services to facilitate competition in the electricity connections distribution market. It will help customers have more choice over their connection provider.

  • Governance

    Find out how the Competition in Connections Code of Practice is governed

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  • Code of Practice

    Download and read the latest Code of Practice document

  • Code of Practice Compliance Reports

    Read our annual reports detailing our compliance against the Code of Practice

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  • In June 2014 Ofgem launched a review of the market for new electricity connections. Following their findings, Ofgem tasked all Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) with developing a Code of Practice (COP) in consultation with stakeholders; this was done through the Energy Networks Association (ENA).

    The Competition in Connections (CiC) Code of Practice was approved by Ofgem in June 2015, following extensive consultation. The revised document was approved and issued in July 2015, with an implementation date of October 2015. It includes arrangements to make changes, so that it can evolve over time. This included the establishment of an industry panel to oversee those changes.