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Single or three phase temporary overhead supply

To install a single or three phase temporary overhead standard supply in an area which is only serviced by overhead supply.

How much will it cost?


How long will it take?

5-6 business days

in the Perth metro and major regional towns.

10-11 business days

in country and rural areas.

Temporary power supply allows builders and trades to work when there is no permanent connection to the site. To set up an account for temporary electrical supply, contact your retailer and then refer to the options below.

Only licenced electrical contractors can complete this application.

What to include with your application

  • Retailer reference number

    After applying for a new installation with your electricity retailer, you’ll be provided with a retailer reference number for your application. You’ll need a Retailer Reference Number for each new meter to be connected.

  • Notice of completion number

    Building and Energy will provide a completion number after you've lodged that the work for the new installation has been completed through eNotice.

  • Neighbours authority

    If your project will impact your neighbour’s property by having new assets installed or relocated on or in front of their property, you’ll need their authorisation.

Standards, manuals and guidelines

Technical documents that provide the necessary information to enable users to comply with statutory requirements and obligations.


Ready to apply?

I’ve got my retailer reference number and notification of completion number ready.

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Estimated time to complete: 10 minutes

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