2020 Batch (ECP-2.1) Category B & C Results - Non-Batch and Community-led

Final Results for successful ECP-2.1 Category B and Category C applicants. 

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2020 Batch (ECP-2.1) Results - Joint SO_Publication_January 2021

Final Results ECP-2 Category A Batch. 

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Guide to Connecting your Community-led Renewable Energy Project to the Electricity Network

This guide has been prepared by ESB Networks to support customers in connecting a community-led renewable energy project to the electricity network. The objective is to provide our customers with helpful information relating to the ECP-2 connection process and the policies that underpin community-led renewable energy projects.

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For further queries, please contact our Community-Led Renewable Energy Liaison Panel at


Letter of Re-assignment / Novation

In the case of requests for Assignment, you should submit the Letter of Assignment/ Novation requesting to novate the existing Connection Agreement to a New Legal Entity.

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Guidelines for costs and applicability of EGIP (Embedded Generation Interface Protection).

This documents presents Guidelines for costs and applicability of EGIP (Embedded Generation Interface Protection).

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Node Assignments list - Updated 20/05/2011

The System Operators have undertaken to update the node assignments list from time to time to confirm any changes to the Gate 3 tables originally published on the 19th January 2009. Changes are marked in yellow in the document and a footnote is included explaining the high level reason for the change.

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Details on processing applications outside of GPA.

This document outlines the steps by which an application is processed which is not the normal GPA, it also includes factors that make an eligible non GPA application.

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Gate 3 Project Plan

This document outlines the high level summary of the System Operators Gate 3 Project Plan.  This revision reflects the impact of the introduction of Distribution contestability on the Plan, and records when PGOR (Possible Generator Output reports) will be available for issue. It also provides the expected date when Final Constraint Reports will be available.

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Generator Developers Information Pack

This document is issued by ESB Networks as a guide to Developers of generation projects to give an understanding of the connection process for both Non-Contestable and Contestable Generator projects.

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