The Distribution Connection and Use of System Agreement (DCUSA) was established in October
2006 as a multi-party contract between the licensed electricity distributors, suppliers and
generators of Great Britain. It is concerned with the use of the electricity distribution
systems to transport electricity to or from connections to them. The DCUSA replaced numerous
bi-lateral contracts, giving a common and consistent approach to the relationships between
these parties in the electricity industry.
It is a requirement that all licensed electricity distributors and suppliers become
parties to the DCUSA.
DCUSA Ltd is a company established, owned and funded by parties to the DCUSA. The main
activity of DCUSA Ltd is to administer the governance of the DCUSA and in particular
change control. The governance and day to day operations are managed by a Panel, made up
of individuals elected from within the industry, which acts through a Secretariat. To
assist in their work they may establish working groups comprising of experts from within
DCUSA Limited is a company established in England, company registration number 5812381,
whose registered address is DCUSA Ltd, Ground Floor, Grafton House, 2-3 Golden Square, London, W1F 9HR.
The VAT registration number for DCUSA Ltd is 893 6518 77.