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
Cooperative Member-owner
Wires from the transformer to the meter pole and connections on those wires Meter loop, including the meter socket
Meter pole, guy wires, ground wire and ground rods Fuse and/or breaker panels, including disconnect switches
Meter Wires from meter pole to other locations/buildings and connections on those wires

 

 

 

 

Cooperative Member-owner
Underground Electric Service
Wires from the transformer to the meter and  connections on those wires Wires from the meter to other locations and connections on those wires
Meter Meter socket and mounting panel