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Getting power connected to your new home

12 KEY STEPS TO GETTING POWER CONNECTED TO YOUR NEW HOME

Whether you’re right in town, or out in the sticks, then getting power connected to your new home is a major consideration – unless you’re going off-grid of course, in which case, then don’t bother reading this blog! But the whole process of getting power to your new home can be seen as convoluted and tricky, so hopefully this blog will help by displaying it in graphic form.

 

Just a couple of comments to consider in the graphic.

 

Firstly, we use Powercor as the energy wholesaler, and this is because they’re the only wholesaler in our area. This will be different in other areas.

 

Second is that no two sites are the same, so you’ll need to be aware that the process can differ slightly from site to site depending on the works that need to be done. You might have a rural property that hasn’t even got a power pole within cooee, so this will involve substantial works, and it might mean some back-and-forth with Powercor to get the scope of works where you want it.

 

And thirdly is the establishment – or reestablishment – with the energy retailer can be an adventure at times. They all have different policies, regions and rates, and you might find that your preferred retailer doesn’t end up offering what you want, so the process will need to kickstart again from the wholesalers end.

 

12 Key Steps to Getting Power Connected to Your New Home

 

And of course, if there’s anything you don’t understand, just ask!

 

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