What is a wayleave agreement?

    A wayleave agreement is a contractual licence which allows us to install, access, repair and maintain its electricity equipment on privately owned land. It is intended to reflect the impact of electricity equipment on land use.

    An agreement is required when at least one other party takes their electricity supply from the equipment on your land. It is not required when the installed equipment is only intended to supply the land owner's property.

    To help explain wayleave agreements, we have developed a  wayleave payments information pack [481kb PDF] which describes the payment process and how to identify NIE Networks equipment on your land.