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Smaller systems are typically installed in residential sites, with solar panels being the most common option, but may also include wind and other forms of generation.
Step 1: Read the following Documents
- Distributed generation ≤10kW information
- Technical requirements for the connection of distributed generation
- List of distributed generation systems approved for use on our network
Step 2: Advise Wellington Electricity via email of your connection proposal using the following form
Step 3: Connect your distributed generation system by following the connection standards to enable generation into Wellington Electricity's network
Step 4: Notify Wellington Electricity via email of your connection using the following form
Step 5: Wellington Electricity will contact you to confirm receipt of your connection notification and, if correctly completed grant final approval or advise next steps
Need help on your distributed generation project?
- If you'd like to talk to one of our project managers about your distributed generation project, please contact us on 0800 248 148 or email We_Projectmanagers@welectricity.co.nz