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Electrical contractors

Western Power assists local electricians and electrical contractors with a range of services, including meter installations, temporary connections, and standard disconnections and reconnections.

Whether you’re doing repairs at a home or business, or you are an electrical contracting company who provides commercial and industrial electrical services, we’ll work with you to ensure your project is carried out safely.

This page will help you determine which service you need from us, and will also provide you with other useful information which will assist you during the electrical notice submission and service request process.

Online services

for electrical contractors

Need Western Power to perform some electrical work before you can get started on your project? Explore all our electrical services and information on how to apply for each below.

truck Working near transmission and communication assets Get access to specific network data for your job risk assessment/safe work method statement, or find out what your options are for works within the danger zone. Read more
Plug Temporary power Temporary power supply allows builders and trades to work when there is no permanent connection to the site. To set up a temporary supply account, contact your retailer and then refer to one of these services. Read more
learning Technical training and authorisation Want to build your skills as an electrical contractor? See all our technical training courses on electrical safety and working with Western Power equipment. Read more
Distribution Remove or relocate our equipment Do you need us to move a green dome, streetlight, cables, or other electrical infrastructure? Find out the application process and fees for each type of request here. Read more
Meter New meter installations Find information on the application process & contacts for a new meter connection. Read more
Plug Modify your power supply Does your electricity supply need to be converted, upgraded, or changed from an overhead power supply to underground power? Submit a request to modify your power supply here. Read more
learning Licensing & training Professionals can find information relating to licensing & training offered by Western Power training services. Read more
Disconnections Disconnections Need to disconnect your electricity supply or isolate the electricity network? Read more


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Manuals, Guides and Standards

for electrical contractors

Name Type Download
Standard connection service capacity    
Detailed customer connection schedules Manual downloadPDF
Earthing Standards Standard downloadPDF
Un-metered supply network standard Standard downloadPDF
Distribution construction standards handbook Manual  
Distribution substation plant manual Manual  
Technical guidance for solar installers Guideline  
Underground distribution schemes manual (UDS) Manual downloadPDF
WA Service and Installation Requirements (WASIR)   downloadPDF
Switchboard arrangement for small strata lot development guideline Guideline downloadPDF
Connection Schemes    


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