Metering Requirements

Policy 410: Metering Requirements for Electrical Service

I. Objective: To establish requirements, conditions, and terms of BREC metering for electric service.

II. Types of Metering:

A. Single family residential:
a. Each single-family residential dwelling shall be required to have a separate metering device.

B. Rental property and Multi-residential:
b. See Policy # 411.

C. Commercial and Industrial:
c. Metering requirements will be determined at the time of application for service, on a case-by-case basis to properly measure electrical use and applicable demand.

D. Prior to establishing (or re-establishing) service, BREC customers need to certify that the meter base and associated equipment meets National Electric Code and Buckeye’s service entrance standards. They must also complete the form provided by BREC. This applies to all types of residential construction. BREC has the right to refuse to energize an inspected service if it does not meet all BREC requirements.

Approved by the Board of Trustees of Buckeye Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc., on August 21, 2001.

Effective Date: August 21, 2001
Approved: August 21, 2001
Reviewed: December 7, 2004
Revised and Approved: July 31, 2006
Revised and Approved: May 19, 2008
Revised and Approved: July 28, 2008
Revised and Approved: November 24, 2008
Revised and Approved: November 28, 2011
Revised and Approved: April 23, 2012