Business connections - guide prices

We have developed the guides to prices and timescales to assist you with connections applications. The cost of your job will increase as the complexity of your requirements increases and the prices listed should be used as a guide only. Your full quotation will be based on the costs outlined in our Statement of Charges.
 

What service do you need?

Average time to receive a quotation

Average timescale after payment

Average price (ex.VAT)

New electricity connection for a small commercial property*

A new electricity supply to a commercial premises where the meter position is less than 30m from the nearest mains cable and the load is less than 70kVA.


15 days

6-8 weeks

From £2,900**

New electricity supply for a large commercial development*
A new electricity supply to a commercial premises with a load between 70kVA and 1000kVA.

15 days

6-8 weeks
20-25 weeks if a new substation is needed

From £18,200

New electricity supply for a large commercial development
A new electricity supply to commercial premises with a load over 1000kVA. Please contact us at the earliest possible opportunity and we can advise you of indicative costs and timescales.

15 to 60 days

20-25 weeks

From £150,000

New electricity supply for a large commercial development
A new electricity supply to commercial premises with a load over 2000kVA.  Please contact us at the earliest possible opportunity even if you are not ready to make a formal application.

Up to 90 days

 Provided during design stage

 £POA

Unmetered connections***
If you represent a body that we have agreed unmetered supplies with (such as local Councils, Transport NI and Northern Ireland Water) we will work with you to provide your connection for a new unmetered electricity supply.

7 days
 


 


4 weeks

£1,200**

 

* Commercial sites in rural area are likely to need significantly more work.
** You may be required to provide a contractor to carry out additional work such as the excavation of a cable track.
*** You will need a separate application for each intake.

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