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DCUSA Document

Current Version - 15.4

Entire Agreement

Please find below the current version of the Distribution and Connection Use of System Agreement (DCUSA).

  • The link above is to a new upgraded version of the digital document.
  • This was built as part of Phase Two of Digitalisation of the DCUSA.
  • In the backend, it is now driven via a database which has been created with drag and drop functionality.
  • On the frontend, you’ll now have the ability to see and compare the current version to the next or previous versions published in this format as well as popups for defined terms and popups for cross references to other clauses/paragraphs.
Release date: 02/11/2023
File size: 7.60 MB
CP implemented: 426, 427, 433
Release notes:

DCUSA Version 15.4 – Published 02 November 2023

Next Release (16.0 Pre-Release Beta)

​Please find here a redlined version of the DCUSA Pre-Release including the legal text of all approved Change Proposals which are due to be implemented with the next DCUSA. For changes which impact upon the charging methodologies model, a pre-release of the model is included.

 

PLEASE NOTE – The Beta Version only includes those Change Proposals that have been approved AND scheduled to be implemented in the next release. 

Release Schedule

Release Date Type of Release Title Related CRs.
29/02/2024 Standard DCUSA Release Date February 2024 DCUSA Release 432, 430, 429
01/04/2024 Standard DCUSA Release Date April 2024 DCUSA Release 414, 395, 328
27/06/2024 Standard DCUSA Release Date June 2024 DCUSA Release
07/11/2024 Standard DCUSA Release Date November 2024 DCUSA Release
27/02/2025 Standard DCUSA Release Date February 2025 DCUSA Release
01/04/2025 Standard DCUSA Release Date April 2025 DCUSA Release 423
26/06/2025 Standard DCUSA Release Date June 2025 DCUSA Release
06/11/2025 Standard DCUSA Release Date November 2025 DCUSA Release

Network Charging Models

 

Click the link below to find and download the unpopulated Charging Methodology models as well as documents that DNO Parties and/or the Panel are obliged to publish in accordance with the DCUSA:

Network Charging Models

Pre-Release Charging Methodologies

Click the links below to view the latest pre-release versions of the DCUSA Charging Methodologies including the legal text of all approved Change Proposals which are due to be implemented as of 01 April in the forthcoming years.

Name File Size
2024-25 Charging Methodologies Pre-Release3.67 MB
2023-24 Charging Methodologies Pre-Release4.00 MB

Previous DCUSA Document Versions

Title Version Date Released File Size CP Implemented
DCUSA v15.215.229/06/20238.28 MB394, 399
DCUSA v15.315.301/08/20237.72 MB422
DCUSA v15.115.131/03/202311.13 MB389, 403, 406, 407, 405, 404, 406A, 418
DCUSA v14.314.323/06/20225.10 MB386, 397, 402
DCUSA v14.414.418/07/20225.09 MB401
DCUSA v14.514.512/12/20225.08 MB400
DCUSA v15.015.001/03/20239.14 MB410
DCUSA v14.214.207/06/20225.11 MB387
DCUSA v14.114.101/04/20229.06 MB349, 361, 380, 398
DCUSA v14.014.024/02/20225.20 MB375, 383, 396