# Who is responsible for the electric line to the house?

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property owner

## Where is an electric meter fixed in our house?

It is connected through a cable after company fuse on the front or outside wall of the house.

## In what unit does the electric meter in a house?

The domestic electric meter measure the electrical consumption in kilowatt-hour (kwh).

## How do I connect my electric meter to my house?

Instructions

• Connect the Line Hot Wires. When the utility company connects the meter, the technician will bring the service wires down from an overhead mast or into the meter box through an underground feed.
• Connect the Load Hot Wires.
• Connect the Ground Wire.
• Connect the Neutral Wires.

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## Who owns the power line to the house?

Your utility is responsible for the wire from the street, but only to a certain point. – You are responsible for the mast, the connector on your house (which in Wigham’s case appears to be pulling away from the house). – You are also responsibl

## Who is responsible for the service entrance cable?

2 POINT OF ATTACHMENT: You are responsible for the anchor that attaches the service drop to your home. 3 SERVICE ENTRANCE CABLE: You are responsible for the wire that runs along the outside of your home into the meter and from the meter to your service panel or fuse box.

## Who is responsible for low hanging power lines?

electric utility company

## How much does it cost to run a power line to a house?

The power company will give some service lines for freefor instance, from the road to a site 100 feet away. But when you move beyond with many more poles and many more feet of wire required, then the cost can be $25 to$50 per foot

## How do I know where my electric meter is?

You’re looking for your meter box, which is most likely white. If you live in a flat or an apartment, you might find your meter on the ground floor. Each meter should be labelled with the corresponding flat if not you’ll need to contact your landlord and they’ll be able to tell you where it is.

## Can an electric meter be inside?

Yes, an electric meter can go inside your garage. You should also check with your local power company. Your local power company will want to make sure all legalities are followed.