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XRN 5665
Default New Connection AQ values - Annual Review

Last Updated
01 Feb 2024
Release Type
Implementation Date
31 Jan 2024
Proposer SGN Impacted DSC service area


Not applicable

Customer Change Team Leader


Xoserve will be required to compile analysis of the Meter Points within each of the Distribution Network Operators LDZs to establish any movement in the average AQ for domestic

This analysis will include sites where the Meter Point has received sufficient reads to establish a baseline AQ for New Connections within New Build and Redeveloped Properties.

On completion of the analysis, and review by the DNs, any movement of + or -5% from the preceding New Connection AQ values will be amended accordingly at the beginning of the new financial year 1st April – With these agreed values becoming the new default AQ values for New Connections where limited or no information is provided in relation to the site.

Impacted Customer Types

  • DNO


Document title Comment Last updated CHMC outcome
Change Proposal CP raised 10/08/2023 Approved at ChMC 09/08/23
DSG Discussion N/A 18/12/2023 N/A
Initial Review Stage not required   N/A
High Level Solution Options Stage not required   N/A
Solution Review Stage not required   N/A
Detailed Design Change Pack 3244.2 - VO - PO 10/01/2024 Design approved 
Evaluation Quotation Reports (EQR) Stage not required   N/A
Business Evaluation Reports (BER) Stage not yet reached   N/A
Change Completion Reports (CCR) Stage not yet reached   N/A


Change Proposal raised
Status Approved at ChMC 09/08/23
Change development
Approved into development 09/08/23
Solution development
Status Stage not required
Detailed Design Change Pack Issued
Status Consultation closes out on 02/01/2024
Awaiting delivery
Status ChMC approved into delivery
In delivery
Status In delivery under adhoc release - Adhoc 01/2024 in line with providing the default AQ values to Distribution Network Operators in 04/2024 at which point the new prices are set
Change implemented

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