Applying for a licence
Guidance on applying for a licence for the supply, transmission or generation of electricity
|Licence||Supply,Transmission or Generation of electricity|
|Summary||Those seeking to supply, transmit or generate electricity may need to first apply for the relevant electricity licence from the Utility Regulator|
Submitting a licence application
It is strongly advised that applicants make contact with the relevant Utility Regulator staff to discuss licence application(s) and the associated requirements in advance of submitting a completed application. Please note that being granted a licence does not mean that we have given any endorsement to the applicant or any associated person, their financial status or their business plan or methods. We do not give any guarantee or warranty that the licensee or any related person is ‘fit and proper’. By applying to us for a licence you agree that the applicant and any related persons agree not to make any representations to the contrary.
Those wishing to apply for a licence to supply, transmit or generate electricity can access an application form using the following link:
Applications must include all information required by the Electricity (Applications for Licences and Extensions of Licences) (No. 2) Regulations(Northern Ireland) 2007
The relevant fees for electricity licences are:
Processing an application submission:
|Other sources of help and advice||
For further information see www.legislation.gov.uk.
This site provides access to legislation. Of particular interest to applicants will be:
"The Electricity (Applications for Licences and Extensions of Licences) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007” (as amended). These Regulations are the legal basis for applications for licences and set out the application forms and some guidance around application requirements.
Other relevant market documentation