Power

As usual, our lovely power team will provide power to all our attendees. This guide will tell you how to connect safely.

Power will predominantly be delivered via 16A (Blue IEC60309 "Ceeform") connectors although some 13A UK sockets will be available within datenklos.

We plan our campsites so that no point will be more than 40 metres away from a source of power, but the majority of power extension leads are 25m or shorter, so please aim to arrive early if you really need power, or try and connect via a neighbour.

If you're coming by yourself, bring a good-quality reel-type extension lead (ideally at least 25m) with a 13A or 16A plug. If you're coming as part of a larger village, try to bring enough equipment to safely distribute within your village.

Power requirements in excess of 16A single-phase are subject to special request - please email us as soon as possible so we can try and sort something out.

Safety

The power network is designed and tested to relevant UK standards. All sockets within the camping area are protected by 30mA RCDs to reduce risk of electrical shock.

You should always make sure that any connections are kept well inside an enclosed area which won't get wet. If you suspect a connection has got wet, please disconnect it yourself or ask for a member of the power team if you don't feel you can.

If it rains, the earth leakage current from a number of slightly damp appliances can add up to enough to trip our larger upstream RCDs, which will inconvenience more people than just you - so please keep try to keep things dry!

Camper Vans & Caravans

As usual, we will provide 1x 16A Ceeform socket in the campervan area for every campervan/caravan ticket sold.

Electric Vehicles

We will provide provision for charging electric vehicles in the parking field near the entrance.

Please note that your vehicles will be charged from our (modern, clean) diesel generators - there is still no other economical way of providing power at events such EMF - so please make sure you only charge as much as you need.

Our present plans involve providing power either on standard 16A Ceeform connectors or on UK 13A sockets.