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Temporary disconnection

For the temporary isolation (disconnection and reconnection) of an existing standard metered supply (a maximum demand of 250A/180kVA or less).

How much will it cost?

$625 - $655

How long will it take?

3 weeks

to disconnect and reconnect after the application is received.

Only electrical contractors can complete this form

Use this service for works that require the temporary isolation (disconnection and reconnection) of an existing standard metered supply. For permanent removal of supply, contact your retailer to request a supply abolishment.

What to include with your application

  • Preliminary Notice number

    An electrical contractor intending to carry out any notifiable electrical installing work or cause any notifiable electrical installing work to be carried out must submit a preliminary notice to Western Power before the proposed electrical installing work is commenced. You’ll need to ensure the notice is for a new connection.

  • Retailer Reference Number

    After applying for a new installation with your electricity reatiler, 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.

  • Existing meter number(s) to be disconnected

    Meter numbers can be found on the electricity bill or the physical meter.

Additional information you need to know

The submission of 1 request covers 1 appointment. Please ensure you are ready and have completed your works before we attend site.


Ready to apply?

I’ve got my Preliminary Notice Number, Retailer Reference number and existing meter numbers ready.

Apply now

Estimated time to complete: 10 minutes

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