g2 Energy is an ICP – but what does that mean?


What is an ICP?

An Independent Connection Provider (ICP) is an accredited company that carries out works on behalf of clients on the electricity network. These networks are normally owned by either a Distribution Network Operator (DNO) or an Independent Distribution Network Operator (IDNO).

What does an ICP do?

An ICP can carry out Contestable Works on behalf of a DNO or IDNO, or on behalf of a client. This includes works such as:

  • Installation of cables (HV and LV)
  • Substation installation
  • Cable Jointing
  • Network Connections

Why use an Independent Connection Provider?

There can be many benefits to using an ICP including:

  • Faster delivery
  • Greater flexibility
  • Can be more cost effective
  • Greater choice of providers

Why choose g2 Energy for your grid connection project?

g2 Energy are a Lloyds NERS accredited ICP with over 10 years experience in the design and construction of grid connection works on electrical power projects across various sectors. They are able to carry out Contestable Works up to and including 132kV, making them a great alternative to the local DNO.

Alongside their experienced in-house High Voltage Electrical and Civil design and construction engineers; g2 Energy can also offer bespoke Containerised Substation solutions, which are installed and assembled at their Milton Keynes warehouse facility.

To see more of g2 Energy’s experience, visit the latest projects section.

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