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3.0 Aerial Service

​An overhead service run from a power pole. Typical installations include homes and small commercial applications.

Table 1B

​Commercial Service Limits Residential Service Limits
​120/240 V, 1 Ph, 3 W – 400 A
240 V, 3 Ph, 3 W – by special permission only
120/208 V, 3 Ph, 4 W – 400 A
277/480 V, 3 Ph, 4 W – 150 A (Temporary Service)
347/600 V, 3 Ph, 4 W – 150 A

​120/240 V, 1 Ph, 3 W – 400 A

 Services larger than 100 A by special permission only.

 

Customer's Responsibilities

  • Complete all work on the building, including installation of the weatherhead and service attachment.
  • Install Current Transformers and Potential Transformers.
  • Install and maintain all intermediate poles and associated hardware, including racks, anchors, and downhauls with only secondary conductors attached.

NOTE: The customer owns and maintains poles and anchors with only secondary wires attached.

​EDTI's Responsibilities

  • Complete all work on public property.
  • Supply and install overhead secondary conductors and make the final connection at the transformer and weatherhead.
  • Supply, install, and maintain all high-voltage utility equipment, including conductors, transformers, and switches.
  • Install and maintain all intermediate poles, anchors, and downhauls with highvoltage (primary) conductors attached on the line side of the point of service.
  • Supply Current Transformers and Potential Transformers.
  • Supply and install revenue metering equipment.

Note: EDTI owns and maintains all poles, anchors, and downhauls on the line side of the point of service with primary wire attached, overhead secondary conductors, and revenue metering equipment.

Service Connection Point (Service Entry Point)

​Weatherhead on the building.

​Point of Service Termination (Electrical Connection Point)

Weatherhead on the building.

3.1 General introduction

  • An aerial service is an overhead service run from a power pole.
  • Typical installations include homes and small commercial applications.
  • Please see below for a summary of your responsibilities as the customer and the responsibilities of EPCOR Distribution and Transmission Inc. (EDTI).
  • If you decide that you require an aerial service, please complete the Commercial or Single-Family Residential Application Form.
  • See the Additional Information Section (9.0) to learn about such topics as temporary power, splicing, operations, equipment relocation, and pre-inspection checklists.
  • The information is divided into sections to make it easier for you to find what you need, but EDTI strongly suggests that you read all the information before starting.
  • If there are any differences between this information and EDTI's Terms and Conditions, the Terms and Conditions will govern. In addition, regulations contained in the Canadian Electrical Code, Alberta Electrical Utility Code, Alberta Safety Codes Act, and Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act must be followed.
  • For the safety of public, City of Edmonton bylaws require residents or property owners to always keep power assets clear of trees, shrubs, rocks, debris and other items.

Table 1

Customer's Responsibilities

  • Complete all work on the building, including installation of the weatherhead and service attachment.
  • Install Current Transformers and Potential Transformers.
  • Install and maintain all intermediate poles and associated hardware, including racks, anchors, and downhauls with only secondary conductors attached.

NOTE: The customer owns and maintains poles and anchors with only secondary wires attached.

​EDTI's Responsibilities

  • Complete all work on public property.
  • Supply and install overhead secondary conductors and make the final connection at the transformer and weatherhead.
  • Supply, install, and maintain all high-voltage utility equipment, including conductors, transformers, and switches.
  • Install and maintain all intermediate poles, anchors, and downhauls with highvoltage (primary) conductors attached on the line side of the point of service.
  • Supply Current Transformers and Potential Transformers.
  • Supply and install revenue metering equipment.

Note: EDTI owns and maintains all poles, anchors, and downhauls on the line side of the point of service with primary wire attached, overhead secondary conductors, and revenue metering equipment.

Service Connection Point (Service Entry Point)

​Weatherhead on the building.

​Point of Service Termination (Electrical Connection Point)

Weatherhead on the building.