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Standard electricity supply for a single house

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?

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

Where it is agreed that a below ground service pit will be the connection point, this will incur additional costs specific to the installation circumstances. Additional site preparation requirements also apply.

Cost breakdown:

  • Application fee:
    • $495
    • $2.92 (credit card surcharge 0.59%)

    Total application fee: $497.92

  • Design fee*:
    • Standard - $1,320
    • Detailed - $3,300
    • Complex - $6,600
  • Construction - we will provide you with a quote
  • Cancellation fee - $550
*While the design fee is GST inclusive, the GST exclusive amount will be deducted from the access offer if proceeding, i.e. GST is not refunded

The cost of an electricity supply is dependent on how much power you require.

In most cases, the cost will be based on what we call the Distribution Low Voltage Connection Scheme.

Standard electricity supply for a single house

Approximate time required to complete application: 10 minutes

Apply here