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Old 12-02-2010, 11:15 AM   #1
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Temporary Power outlet on meter pedistal


I need power to start construction, but the wire hasn't been run from the meter socket pedestal to the house yet, so I want to put an outlet on the pedestal, directly connected to the meter socket. I'm thinking I can connect a piece of 12-2 to the the lugs in the meter socket and run them into a 20amp disconnect box with a gfci off that. Does that sound like most people will do?

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Temporary power is a common need, and one that your POCO is well acquainted with. They will tell you exactly what to do.


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Old 12-02-2010, 06:33 PM   #3
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Check with both POCO and your inspector office for latest info with tempory power and POCO will have pretty strict guideline for tempory power.

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