Who's responsible for what?

When storms damage equipment or when you are planning new construction, it's good to know who is responsible for maintenance and repairs of your electric service.

 

Overhead Electric Service
CooperativeMember-owner
Wires from the transformer to the meter pole and connections on those wiresMeter loop, including the meter socket
Meter pole, guy wires, ground wire and ground rodsFuse and/or breaker panels, including disconnect switches
MeterWires from meter pole to other locations/buildings and connections on those wires

 

 

 

 

CooperativeMember-owner
Underground Electric Service
Wires from the transformer to the meter and  connections on those wiresWires from the meter to other locations and connections on those wires
MeterMeter socket and mounting panel