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Standard electricity supply for a single house

Standard electricity supply for a single house

Approximate time required to complete application: 10 minutes

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Apply for this connection if you want a new electricity supply to a house, or convert an existing overhead supply to underground.

How long will it take?

  • 3 weeks to provide you with a quote
  • 10 weeks to build once payment is received and customer has confirmed with Western Power the site is ready for construction

What will I need to complete this application?

How much will it cost?

Underground connection to our low voltage network

Cost range

Your property is on the same side of the road as the point of connection to the electricity network

$4,500 - $8,000

Your property is on the opposite side of the road to the point of connection to the electricity network

$9,000 - $15,000

The overhead electricity network needs to be extended (up to 200m) and a pole top transformer installed

$15,000 - $25,000

Overhead to underground conversion eligible for fixed price

Cost

Your property is on the same side of the road as the point of connection to the electricity network

$3,400

Your property is on the opposite side of the road to the point of connection to the electricity network

$4,900

What more do I need to know?

  • Your point of connection to the electricity network will either be single phase or three phase, depending on the surrounding network
  • Wherever possible we will provide an underground connection via a green dome
  • There are some physical clearances that are required between the electricity network and your equipment.
  • You will need an electrical contractor to install your meter and terminate your consumer mains.

If your consumer mains are larger than 35mm2, we will need to terminate them for you instead.

Fees and charges

Following the cancellation, expiry, termination or variation of the Customer Work Request or any other aspect of the works or documentation relating to the works, the customer may be liable to pay an administration fee of $550 (inclusive of GST) and any additional costs incurred by Western Power. Further information can be found in our Terms and Conditions clauses 8 and 16.3.

Standard electricity supply for a single house

Approximate time required to complete application: 10 minutes

Apply here