New Meter Socket Standard
Posted August 11, 2016 by Essex Powerlines
Please be advised that there is a new Meter Socket Standard effective immediately. The installation of all new services is required to comply with this standard. Any new service that is currently in progress where there meter socket is already installed will be energized with the currently installed meter socket by October 31, 2016. However, any new service that is currently in progress where the meter socket is not yet installed and approved by the Electrical Safety Authority is required to install one of the approved meter sockets outlined in the attached Meter Socket Standard. As of November 1, 2016 a new service will not be energized if found to be non-compliant with the installation of the aforementioned new Meter Socket Standard.