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Key documents
Network Options Assessment (NOA)

The NOA has an important role in developing an efficient, coordinated and economic system of electricity transmission. 

    On this page, you'll find the full suite of NOA 2020/21 documents including:

    • NOA 2021/22 and past publications

    • Methodology reports

    • Minutes from the NOA Committee meetings

    • SO Process for Input into TO Led SWW Needs Case Submissions

    • NOA Interested Persons’ Process

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    Download the NOA publication

    Download the latest NOA 2021/22 interactive report.

    Read the NOA report

    Additional resources

    Download the other useful documents in the NOA suite.


    Methodology report

    Our NOA methodology report describes the end to end process for the analysis and publishing of the NOA report.


    SO process for input into TO let SWW needs case submissions

    Learn more about what our role is for SWW projects.


    NOA Interested Persons’ Process

    The Interested Persons’ options process is designed to increase the diversity of options considered within the NOA process through academic and industry participation. We are now seeking new and innovative ideas for potential inclusion in future NOAs.

    Network Options Assessment (NOA) Archive

    The NOA has an important role in developing an efficient, coordinated, and economic system of electricity transmission, here you can find previous NOA publications, methodologies and meeting minutes.

    NOA Committee meeting minutes and Terms of Reference

    Our NOA Committee scrutinises the results in the NOA to ensure our recommendations are the most efficient for all.

    We have included the meeting minutes as far back as 2019. If you would like to request previous meeting minutes please let us know [email protected].