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Our Long Term Development Statement (LTDS) compiles our network information and is published every year in the public domain.  It is here to assist existing and future users of our system assess the opportunities available for their development projects to make new or additional use of our system.  A separate LTDS is published for each of our licence areas and is compiled in accordance with standard condition 25 of the corresponding electricity distribution licence. The LTDS is published by 30th November each year. In the May of the following year, an interim update is published.

THE MAIN PURPOSE OF OUR LTDS IS TO:

  • Improve the availability of information about our distribution system
  • Give you sufficient information to carry out initial assessments of our system capability for your developments
  • Inform you of our distribution system development proposals
  • Inform you of our points of contact for specific enquiries

OUR LTDS  PROVIDES  YOU WITH:

  • A general summary of our network design
  • A geographic plan showing our 132kV and EHV systems
  • Schematic diagrams detailing the connectivity and normal operating configurations of our distribution system
  • Circuit data
  • Transformer data
  • Load information
  • Fault-level information
  • Distributed generation data
  • An outline of authorised system development proposals, including details of work proposed, expected timescales and impact on our distribution system
  • The number of third-party enquiries for a connection

If you need help with any of the information contained in the statement, please email LTDS@northernpowergrid.com

You can download our documents below.