List of Rules

Rules for Electric Meter and Service Installations (REMSI)

Definitions/Terms/Acronyms

Rule 1: General

Updated 03-18-2013

  1. PPL EU's Standard Service
  2. Overhead System
  3. Underground System
  4. Meter Sequence (Hot/Cold)
  5. Single Point of Service
  6. PPL EU Specifies Service Characteristics, Method of Service and Point of Service
  7. Notify PPL EU of Load Growth
  8. Separate Point of Service
  9. Separate Point of Service - Fire Pumps
  10. Alternate Service
  11. PPL EU Makes All Connections
  12. Alteration of Interference with PPL EU's Property
  13. Placement of Swimming Pools, Fountains and Similar Installations
  14. Hazardous Locations
  15. Electrical Equipment Covers
Rule 2: Service Available At Secondary Voltage

Updated 07-09-2015

  1. Standard Service Voltages
  2. Non-Standard Service Voltages
  3. Residential Service
  4. Combine Three Phase and Single Phase Loads
  5. Metering Equipment Not Used as Junction and/or Pull Box
  6. Service Termination Compartments Not Used as Pull Box or to Connect Customer Equipment

NOTES:

  1. 2 Wire Service Limited
  2. Residential Service at 120/208 Volts
  3. Single Phase, 3 Wire Service
  4. Three Phase, 4 Wire, 240 Volt, Delta Service
  5. Three Phase, 3 Wire, 480 Volt, Delta Service
  6. Three Phase, 4 Wire, 480Y Volt Service
  7. Single Phase, 3 Wire, 240/480 Volt Service
Rule 3: Service Available At High Voltage

Updated 06-26-2013

  1. Service at Line Voltage
  2. Service Voltage Less Than Line Voltage
  3. Standard Service Voltages
  4. Transformer Connections, Voltage and Tap Specifications
  5. Single Phase High Voltage Service
Rule 4: Secondary Service - Service Drop and Point of Attachment Information

Dated 08-10-2006

  1. Method of Service
  2. PPL EU Designates Point of Attachment
  3. Point of Attachment
  4. Maximum Length of Service Drop
  5. Service Attachment
  6. Attachment for Low Buildings
  7. Attachment to Customer-owned service pole
Rule 4A: Secondary Service - Clearance Information

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Clearances Over Areas and Buildings
  2. Clearances Under Communication Company Lines
  3. Clearances Between Gas Facilities and Electric Meters
  4. Clearances Between Satellite Dish and PPL EU Facilities
Rule 4B: Secondary Service - Relocation and Temporary Service

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Relocating PPL EU's Facilities at Customers Request
  2. Relocation of PPL EU's Facilities - Governmental Requirements
  3. Temporary Service for Construction
Rule 5: Secondary Service - Up To 600 Volts - Service Entrance Conductors

Updated 12-11-2018

  1. Capacity-Residential Units
  2. Capacity-Commercial and Industrial Installations
  3. Common Connection for Multiple Conductors
  4. Weather Head Installation
  5. Service Entrance Conduit and Conductors
  6. Bare Grounded Neutral
  7. Conductor With Higher Voltage To Ground for 3 Phase, 4 Wire, 120/240 Volt Delta Service
  8. Grounding Conductor for 3 Phase, 3 Wire, 480 Volt Delta Service
Rule 6: Secondary Service - Underground Service From Overhead Distribution

Updated 10-26-2011

  1. PPL EU Provides Lateral
  2. Customers Service Pole for Alternative Method
  3. Customer Specifications for Installation of Underground Facilities
Rule 7: High Voltage Service - Exceeding 600 Volts Through 15kV - Overhead Service From Overhead Lines

Updated 02-10-2014

  1. Method of Service/Supply
  2. Location of Customer's Service Pole or Structure
  3. Customers Service Pole or Structure
  4. Customer's Disconnecting Means
  5. PPL EU's Specifies Characteristics
  6. PPL EU' Service Wires
  7. Alternate Service
Rule 8: High Voltage Service - Exceeding 600 Volts Through 15kV - Underground Service From Overhead Lines

Updated 02-10-2014

  1. PPL EU Supplies Lateral
  2. Location of Customer Service Pole or Structure for Alternative Method and General Specification for Customer's Installation
Rule 9: High Voltage Underground Primary From Overhead Secondary Voltage Service

Dated 08-04-2006

  1. At Customer's Request
  2. Type Equipment Used
  3. Equipment Furnished by PPL EU
  4. Facilities Furnished by Customer
  5. Selecting Location for Transformers (Access)
  6. Selecting Location for Three Phase Pad Mounted Transformers Foundation
  7. Selecting Location for Overhead Transformers In Vault - NOT FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION
  8. Customer Responsibility Regarding Location for Transformers
  9. Lighting, Drains, Ventilation and Lock for Door Into Vaults - NOT FOR NEW CONSTRUCTION
  10. Point of Service
  11. Service Laterals
  12. Location of Meters
  13. Service Lateral Cables Terminating in Cubicles
  14. Terminating Customer's Service Entrance Conductors In A Vault - NOT FOR NEW INSTALLATIONS
Rule 10: Low Tension Network (LTN) - Service in Downtown Business Districts

Dated 06-19-2006

  1. PPL EU Low Tension Network (LTN) Locations
  2. PPL EU Establishes
  3. Secondary Voltage and Load Criteria
  4. Load Limitation for Existing Services
  5. Point of Service
  6. Location of Point of Service
  7. Multiple Points of Service
  8. High Voltage Service
  9. Facilities Installed by PPLEU
  10. Transformer Vault in Customer's Building
Rule 11A: Underground Distribution In Commercial Or Industrial Development Areas

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Development Defined
  2. Underground System Defined
  3. Agreement Conditions
  4. PPL EU Installs Electrical System
  5. Selecting Location for Vaults and Transformers
  6. Service Laterals Installed After System is Completed
Rule 11B: Underground Electric Service In Residential Developments

Updated 10-26-2011

  1. Residential Development Defined
  2. Ownership
  3. Point of Service
  4. Street Lighting
  5. Standard Installation
  6. Applicants Responsibility
  7. Additional Costs
  8. Tariff Rule
  9. Conduit Requirement
Rule 12: Meters - General

Updated 06-01-2018

  1. Customer Provides Space
  2. Capacity Determined by PPL EU
  3. Customer Installs Meter Mounting
  4. PPL EU Installs, Relocates or Removes All Meters
  5. Metered and Unmetered Conductors Not In Same Raceway
  6. Meter Base Not Used As Junction and/or Pull Box
  7. Protective Barriers
  8. Foreign Source/Power
  9. Sealing of Equipment
  10. Grounding
Rule 13: Meters - Secondary Service - Under 600 Volts - Location

Updated 10-26-2011

  1. Meter Location-Outdoor
  2. Mounting Height of Meter
  3. Meter Location-Indoor
  4. Working Space
  5. Attachment Permit for Meters on PPL EU Pole
  6. Aesthetic Meter Locations
Rule 14: Meters - Secondary Service-Self Contained Installations

Updated 07-20-2018

  1. Self-Contained Metering
  2. Meter Bases
  3. Location of Meter Base and Service Disconnect
  4. By-Pass Facilities
Rule 15: Meters - Secondary Service Under 600 Volts - Instrument Transformer Installations

Updated 02-27-2014

  1. Instrument Transformers
  2. Outdoor and Indoor Installations
  3. Service Conductor Connection in Instrument Transformer Cabinet
  4. Location of Metering
  5. Switchgear
  6. Current Limiting Fuses
  7. Current Transformer Polarity
  8. Meter Panel and Conduit
  9. Pad Mounted Metering and Service Termination Cabinet
Rule 16: Meters - Secondary Service-Multimeter Installations

Updated 02-05-2013

  1. Grouping
  2. Identify Meters and Service Entrance Equipment
  3. Method of Installing Self Contained Meter Bases
  4. Method of Installing Self Contained and Secondary Metering
  5. Common Service Entrance Conductors - Up to Six Meters
  6. Common Service Entrance Conductors - Exceeding Six Meters
  7. Multi-Meter Arrangement for a Single Service Installation
Rule 17: Meters - Secondary Service-Indoor Meter Base Mountings

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. When Required
  2. Construction Material
Rule 18: Meters and Metering Equipment - High Voltage Service Exceeding 600 Volts Through 15kV

Updated 08-12-2011

  1. PPL EU Specifies Equipment Location
  2. Outdoor Pole Mounted Installation
  3. Underground Service to Switchgear
  4. Specifications for Switchgear
  5. Specifications for Switchgear - Accessible Compartment for Current Transformers and Voltage Transformers
  6. Meter Panel Mounting
  7. Conduit for Metering Cable
Rule 19: Customer's Equipment - Inspection

Updated 12-11-2014

  1. Requirements
  2. Inspection and Approval
  3. Inspection Exemption - Railroad Not Covered in NEC
  4. PPL EU May Refuse to Connect to Customer's Facilities Which are Dangerous and Defective
  5. PPL EU Is Not Responsible for Customer's Wiring or Equipment
  6. Electrical Inspection Required After A Fire
  7. Electrical Inspection Required After A Flood
  8. Cut-In Card Documents
Rule 20: Customer's Equipment - Grounding

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Grounding Neutral and Raceway
  2. Grounding Meter Base
  3. Grounding Metal Buildings and Vehicle Frames
  4. Installation of Grounding Electrode Conductor
  5. Communication Grounds
Rule 21: Customer's Equipment - Service Disconnecting Equipment

Dated 05-03-2006

  1. Requirements
  2. Amperes Interrupting Capacity (AIC) Rating of Service Equipment
  3. Secondary Lighting Arrestors
  4. Current Limiting Fuses
Rule 22: Customer's Equipment - Single Phase Motor Installations

Dated 05-03-2006

  1. Voltage Drop and Flicker
  2. Normal Limitation - 5 HP or Smaller
  3. PPL EU Approval Above Normal Limitations - Above 5 HP
  4. Recommended Voltage
  5. Central Heating Systems
Rule 23: Customer's Equipment - Polyphase Motor Installations

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Starting Current Limitations
  2. Phase Reversal Protection
  3. Three-Phase Motor Issues
Rule 24: Customer's Equipment - Welders, Arc Furnaces, Induction Furnaces And Similar Equipment

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Installation Subject to PPL EU Approval
Rule 25: Customer's Equipment - Power Factor Corrective Equipment

Dated 06-13-2006

  1. Installation Subject to Company Recommendations
  2. Methods of Switching Capacitors
Rule 25A: Customer's Equipment - Electric Demand Control And Data Collection Equipment

Updated 07-29-2011

  1. Conditions for Providing Demand Pulses
  2. Customer Owned Current Transformers Not Allowed
Rule 26: Customer's Equipment - Standby Generating Equipment

Dated 01-25-2007

  1. Standby Generators
  2. Consult PPL EU Before Installation
  3. Method of Installation
  4. Emergency Lighting Systems
Rule 27:Customer's Equipment - Mobile Homes

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Definition of Mobile Home
  2. Mobile Home Service Equipment
  3. Grounding
Rule 28: Customer's Equipment - Customer Owned Generation Operated in Parallel With PPL EU's System

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Conditions for Interconnection - Permitted by PPL EU
  2. Conditions for Interconnection - Customer Requirements
  3. Detrimental Installation
Rule 32: Customer's Equipment - Harmonic Distortion

Dated 06-02-2006

  1. Customer Responsibility
  2. PPL EU Specifies Harmonic Distortion Criteria
  3. Customer is Responsible for Corrective Measures
Rule 33: Customer's Equipment - Quality Of Power

Updated 04-29-2010

  1. PPL EU Does Not Claim to Provide Disturbance Free Power
  2. Customer Selects Power Conditioning Equipment
  3. PPL EU Recommendations
  4. Point of Use Tank Less Water Heaters
  5. Power Quality
  6. Harmonics
  7. Harmonics: Criteria to Limit Voltage Distortion Due to Single Customer
Rule 34: Customer's Equipment - Fast Track Program

Dated 05-03-2006

  1. Fast Track Program
  2. Applicable Service Upgrades
  3. Electrical Contractors Authorized by PPL EU
  4. Approved Connectors