Above standard temporary power supply
Who is this for?
For builders and trades who need power when there is no permanent electrical connection.
How long will it take?
3 months to provide you with a technical assessment
4-6 months to provide you with a design and quote, depending on the complexity of your project
3 months to construct, upon payment of quote and confirmation your site is ready
How much will it cost?
We'll provide a quote after we complete the scoping and design of your project.
|Application fee (plus 0.59% credit card surcharge)||$497.42|
* While the design fee is GST inclusive, the GST exclusive amount will be deducted from the access offer if proceeding, i.e. GST is not refunded
|Construction costs||We will provide a quote|
The cost of an electricity supply is dependent on how much power you require. In most cases, the cost will be based on what we call the Distribution Low Voltage Connection Scheme.
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.
You’ll receive a scope
You’ll receive design fee invoice
You’ll receive an access quote
Let us know how we went
What to include with your application
A site plan
Provides us with an understanding of your work site, the location of existing and new assets and help us to design your product. It will need to include:
- Your property
- Neighbouring properties
- The location of the supply point
Help us understand your current connection arrangements and more easily identify potential site specific issues. Photos will need to include:
- The extent of the worksite
- Any obstructions in the area
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.
Single line diagram
A single line diagram provides us with the technical information to design a connection to meet your requirements
Statement of compliance to AS61000.3.6
Your accredited electrical contractor or consultant must submit a statement verifying that the installation complies with AS/NZS 61000.3.11, SA-SNZ TR IEC 61000.3.14 and Western Power’s Technical Rules.
The information allows us to check the impact of your loads on the network. You must comply with Power Quality limits as per AS/NZS 61000.3.11, SA-SNZ TR IEC 61000.3.14 and Western Power Technical Rules.