Power plant connection

A power plant connection needs to be implemented if it is intended to generate electricity for commercial purposes or for the provision of one’s own needs with production facilities whose total operating current exceeds 16 amperes in the phase (3.7 kilowatts in a single-phase connection or 11.1 kilowatts in a three-phase connection) and which are connected for parallel operation with Sadales tīkls electrical network. Sadales tīkls assesses the power plant connection process of up to 10 MW. For higher capacity power plants, please contact the transmission system operator Augstsprieguma tīkls JSC.

We invite you to complete the following steps before submitting the application to Sadales tīkls:

 

Application for the power plant connection is avaliable here (avaliable in Latvian).

 

Power plant connection implementation process (avaliable in Latvian)

Regulations on a power plant connection (available in Latvian)

Electricity Market Law

Decision No. 1/6 of the Public Utilities Commission: Regulations Regarding System Connection for Electricity Producers

Construction Law

Cabinet’s Regulations No. 573: Regulations Regarding Construction of Electricity Generation, Transmission and Distribution Structures

Cabinet’s Regulations No. 624: Regulations on Procedures for Metrological Control of Measuring Instruments and Initial Verification Marks

Cabinet’s Regulations No. 981: Regulations on Repeated Verification of Measuring Instruments, Verification Certificates and Verification Marks

Cabinet’s Regulations No. 212: Metrological Requirements for Measuring Instruments and Procedures for Their Metrological Control

Cabinet’s Regulations No. 666: Regulations on Metrological Requirements for Active Electricity Meters

Cabinet’s Regulations No. 40: Regulations on the List of Measuring Instruments Subject to State Metrological Control

The Network Code, approved by Decision No. 1/4 of the Public Utilities Commission of 26 June 2013

Technical Regulations for the Connection of a Wind Power Plant; Latvian Association of Power Engineers and Energy Constructors, Riga, 2008

Law on Uniformity of Measurements

Decision No. 1/3 of the Public Utilities Commission: General Authorisation and Registration Regulations in the Field of Energy

Cabinet’s Regulations No. 262: Regulations Regarding the Production of Electricity Using Renewable Energy Sources and the Procedures for the Determination of the Price

Cabinet’s Regulations No. 221: Regulations Regarding Electricity Production and Price Determination upon Production of Electricity in Cogeneration

EU Commission Regulation 2016/631 of 14 April 2016 establishing a network code on requirements for grid connection of generators

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