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Old 10-20-2010, 07:39 AM   #1
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upgrading service

When upgrading the service from, say 100 to 200 amp, does the POCO usually need to upgrade their wires, or do theirs generally deliver 200 amp service? I know the answer will probably depend on locality, and calling the local POCO will be necesary, but I'm just asking as a general rule of thumb.

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Old 10-20-2010, 09:29 AM   #2
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upgrading service

As you suspected this is under the control of the utility. Often times the original wires are not upgraded.

Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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