Wire Size per Switch/Breaker Box

The size of conductor is determined by switch box or breaker box size. Reduced neutral will not be allowed. The consumer shall have a main disconnect. (NEC RULE 230-71)

Size of Loop

Single Phase Residential

All Others

30 amp (stock water well only)

#6

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60 amp

#6

#4

70 amp

#6

#2

100 amp

#4

#2

125 amp

#2

#1

150 amp

#1

#1/0

175 amp

#1/0

#2/0

200 amp

#2/0

#3/0

Wire sizing is per NEC RULE 310-13

 

Conduit Size for "Above the Roof-Line" on a House

Must be Rigid Metal Conduit.

Distance of Service

Conduit Size

100' or less

2"

Over 100'

2 1/2"

Conduit Size for All Other Overhead Applications

Conduit must be  EMT, or Rigid.

Meter Base Amperage

Conduit Size

50 amp

1"

100-150 amp

1 1/4"

200 amp

2"

 

1. The consumer's responsibility begins at the service entrance weatherhead on overhead applications. Contact CCECA's engineering department for details.

2. The consumer's responsibility begins at the service entrance elbow on underground applications. Contact CCECA's engineering department for details.

3. Upon notification of a completed and approved meter loop, the Cooperative will connect service and install a meter.