Services: Network Connections

Design of connection from POC to your site

Smith Brothers is an approved framework provider with extensive expertise in carrying out safe, efficient and cost-effective grid connections to electricity distribution systems.

Our skills and experience make us a favoured alternative to DSOs for carrying out contestable works. From initial design and commissioning to final adoption and energisation, we can take care of everything in one comprehensive, turnkey package. Our highly skilled team of engineers is able to carry out the entire scope of works from beginning to end, delivering a responsive, professional and cost-effective service to meet your time requirements.

Keeping it simple

Whatever your connection needs, Smith Brothers provides a competitive and tailored service for facilities within the commercial, industrial, water treatment and energy generation sectors.

With any assignment, having one reliable point of contact minimises the risk of delays, quality compromises or incidents. Our in-house proficiency and turnkey offerings therefore make us a popular choice amongst contractors.

We can manage the following aspects of your project:

  • Designing the connection from your site to the POC
  • Procuring all equipment required to make the connection (including cables, switchgear and transformers)
  • Conducting civil engineering works (including connection route excavating, cable laying from the POC to your site, installing overhead lines and reinstating groundworks)
  • Constructing and installing electricity substations
  • Commissioning installed connection assets
  • Project and site managing all works
  • Creating and maintaining connection asset records, as installed.
Procurement of all cables, switchgear, transformers required to make the connection Construction and installation of the required electricity substations Commissioning of the installed connection assets
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The Detail

As a specialist in both high and low voltage distribution systems, we offer the following services within our infrastructural works:

To discuss your network connection requirements, please contact us by calling 01 903 6480 or emailing

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