To connect your place of consumption to the power network, you will have to submit a connection application so that we can sign a connection contract with you. We charge a fee for connecting to the power network. The time it will take us to connect your place of consumption to the power network depends on its distance from an existing power network.

Application for connection to the power network in the e-service »


10 to 35 days

Small-scale connections

10 to 35 days

3 to 6 months

Medium connections

3 to 6 months

7 to 11 months

Large-scale connections

7 to 11 months

The exact date of connection will be specified after the quote has been prepared and the number of necessary approvals as well as the time they will take have become clear.

How much does connection cost?

The connection fee depends on the amperage of the main fuse at the new consumption point and on how far the connection point is from the nearest substation. A contract handling fee will be added when you sign a connection contract.
More about handling fees »

  • Up to 400 metres from a substation
    The connection fee is calculated according to the number of amps, with one ampere costs 156.00 euros inclusive of VAT.

  • More than 400 metres from a substation
    The connection fee is calculated according to the actual costs of equipment, materials and building work. A project management fee of 3.35% of the total costs is added to the connection fee. There is also a project management fee for three-way agreements.

You may organize the design and construction of the electricity network yourself. In that case you will need to conclude a three-way agreement between Elektrilevi, yourself and a qualified company that will perform the electrical works (selected by you). More about three-way agreements »

How do I sign a connection contract?

  • Connection application and quote.
    You need to submit a connection application, which we will use to make a connection contract proposal to send to you. The easiest way to do this is to use our e-service. You will have plenty of time to familiarise yourself with the contract and its conditions as the contract proposal will be valid for 60 days. The contract proposal will also include the connection fee and the time it will take us to connect your place of consumption to the network.
  • Signing the connection contract; first instalment.
    If you accept to the contract, then we will ask you to sign and return both copies of the contract to us. We will also sign one of the signed copies of the contract and send it back to you with an invoice. After the connection contract has been signed, the first instalment of the connection fee is 50% and is due within 14 days. We will start work after the invoice has been paid. If the connection fee for a business client is more than 6,000 euros excluding VAT, the first payment is 10% when the contract is signed, and the second payment is 70% before the construction work starts and 20% after work has been finished.
  • Notification that electrical installation has been taken into use and network services contract.
    After the point of connection has been installed, you need to submit a notification that the electrical installation has been taken into use and sign a power and network services contract so that you can start using electricity.

Read more about connection »
Application for connection to the power network in the e-service »

Standard conditions for connections

Elektrilevi standard conditions for connections »
These standard conditions for connections have been approved in accordance with subsection 3 of section 70 of the Electricity Market Act.

Standard conditions for connection contracts »
These standard conditions regulate the establishment of power network connections. They also cover ways of changing the standard conditions of consumption and production for electricity producers or other network operators who want to have an electrical system connected to the Elektrilevi power network or to change the standard conditions of consumption and production for an existing power network connection.

Methods for calculating the connection fee »
Methods for calculating the connection fees and the fees for changing Elektrilevi's standard conditions for consumption and production.

Requirements for the consumption metering centres of apartment buildings »

 
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