A new residential customer connection to the network
A new residential customer shall submit a request for connection to the network to “SOCAR Georgia Gas” / "Sakorggazi" local service center (or submit a request via email to the address: firstname.lastname@example.org). The procedures of connection of a new customer to a distribution network are regulated by Articles 19 and 191 ( see Annex 1) of “Rules for Supply and Consumption of Natural Gas” approved by Georgian National Energy and Water Supply Regulatory Commission (GNERC).
The application for connection to the network is approved in case of payment of the connection fee or upon mutual agreement.
A new customer (low pressure (<0.005MPa) new customer) connection fee to the network applies to the site within 300m radius of the distribution licensee owned distribution network (except for non-gasified settlements defined by the Commission).
The list of non-gasified settlements is approved by the Decree of GNERC (Decree #68/16 dated August 30, 2018) (see Annex 2), the list is also available on GNERC web-page.
Where tariff for connection applies:
Where tariff for connection does not apply:
In case of purchase of a real estate, a new owner shall inform a local service center of “SOCAR Georgia Gas” on change of ownership and registration as a new customer. A new owner shall submit a certificate of ownership along with the application..
The application shall contain:
When an individual rents a real estate, in case of written consent of the landlord, he/she is entitled to submit a request on his/her registration as a customer. While processing the application the distribution licensee has the right to request the customer place a certain amount on its deposit and cover the accumulated (current) debt. Otherwise, the distribution licensee retains the right to refuse the registration of the applicant at the specified address.