If you're thinking of contracting more power for your home or you've moved into a newly built house and want to register your electricity supply, you may have been asked for the CIE. If your first question was, “What’s the CIE?”, then it’s time to clear up the mystery.
The CIE (Certificado de Instalación Eléctrica or Electrical Installation Certificate), also known as the "electrical bulletin", is a mandatory document for all dwellings. It’s issued by an authorised electrician to certify that an installation complies with all of the requirements for an electricity supply. When you get it, you’ll have the guarantee that your electrical installation is totally safe.
We’ll also tell you what an “electrical bulletin” is. The CIE lists all the characteristics of the installation:
If you live in Catalonia:
And if you want to install solar panels at home…
You should know that at Holaluz we take care of managing the CIE of all our solar installations, so if you make your rooftop part of the Revolution, you can forget all about it. And not just about the CIE! The technical survey, financing, permits, licences and subsidies too, because we do all that for you.
To save you time, we have compiled some of the questions we get asked the most.