Northern Powergrid

Check the tables below to see what information Northern Powergrid publish and where you can find it. The 3 data sources are Northern Powergrid’s Contracted Capacity Register, its Long Term Development Statement (LTDS) and its Investment Map. Registration is not needed to access these data sources.

Data ItemDescriptionAvailable?Source?Registration required?Comments
           
Northern Powergrid Distributed Energy Resources Information          
Customer Name Name of party contracted to connect. No      
Customer / Project Site Name of customer site/project name. No      
Connection Site (GSP) Grid Supply Point linked with Customer Site. Yes CCR No  
Supply Point Electrical position where the customer equipment connects to the distribution network. Yes CCR No Not linked to customer site, only substation name. Substation only has a record of aggregated DG connected by fuel type. Spreadsheet differentiates between connected and contracted but is aggregated by fuel type.
Primary Name of relevant primary substation. Yes CCR No As above
MW Connected Total MW connected at Project Site. Yes CCR No As above
MW Contracted Total MW contracted in Construction Offer. Yes CCR No As above
Export MW Capacity Total MW capacity permitted as per connection agreement. Yes CCR No As above
Date Contracted Date customer contracted. No      
Date Connected Date Project connected to network. No      
Status Connected, Being Built, Contracted. Yes CCR No Project anonymised, but status provided against GSP in CCR, at an aggregated level per fuel type
Licence Area Licence area project site is connected within. Yes CCR No As above
Plant Type Type of plant connected at the site (wind/solar/etc). Yes CCR No As above
           
Northern Powergrid Works Register Queue Information          
           
Data Item Description Available? Source? Registration required? Comments
Works Reference Reinforcement Reference Number Yes LTDS, Investment Map No Appendix 9 - only available for EHV and 132kV.
Works Description Reinforcement Title/Summary Description Yes LTDS, Investment Map No As above
Works Completion Date Planned Completion Date of Works Yes LTDS, Investment Map No As above
Driver (Generation/Demand) Are works driven by demand or generation? Yes LTDS, Investment Map No As above
Licence Area Licence area where works will be delivered Yes LTDS, Investment Map No The LTDS documents are split into licence area. Heat maps are also split by area.
T/D Transmission or Distribution Yes LTDS, Investment Map No Distribution only.
Customer Site Name of customer site/project No      
GSP Grid Supply Point linked with Customer Site Yes LTDS, Investment Map No  
Customer Completion Date Completion date of customer connection Yes LTDS, Investment Map No