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H. Extension of Facilities - Overhead

Rate Schedules and Policies Manual

H. Extension of Facilities - Overhead


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NB Power's standard distribution facilities are for front lot overhead service.

All other types of facilities are considered optional.

This policy covers standard facilities for metered Customers for front lot overhead extensions. Optional facilities are covered in Section I - Extension of Facilities - Optional Underground and Section J - Optional Facilities.


NB Power makes overhead extensions of its facilities to serve Applicants provided the following terms and conditions are met:

  • The location to be served must be within a territory where NB Power provides service.
  • The Applicant and the anticipated usage meet the requirements of all applicable portions of these Policies.
  • The location to be served must be accessible by on-road vehicles.
  • Rights-of-Way on Public Roads as maintained by the New Brunswick Department of Transportation:

    Will be obtained and cleared at no cost to the Customer. The Customer is not responsible for maintenance.

  • All Other Rights-of-Way:

    The Customer is responsible for supplying and clearing as well as any costs incurred by NB Power in acquiring easements. If tree and brush clearing is performed by NB Power, the Customer is charged. These charges are non-refundable. The Customer is not responsible for maintenance. The Customer will permit NB Power to trim trees around facilities as required.

  • NB Power requires an agreement relating to contributions in compliance with these policies.
  • All facilities will be constructed in accordance with NB Power's Standard Construction Practices manual and applicable CSA Standards and will be owned, operated and maintained by NB Power.

Conditions for

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