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Electric Standards Manual

Electric Standards Manual

Adding new service, or modifying existing service on your NREMC account? Be sure to reference the Northeastern REMC Electric Standards Manual through the link below. This manual lists NREMC requirements for both residential and commercial installations. If you have any questions about your specific installation be sure to contact your member service representative.

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Northeastern REMC Approved all-in-one meter bases  (Expires January 31, 2019)
The following combination meter bases have been approved for service installations in Northeastern REMC's territory.

Square D - RC816D200CH
200 Amp Main Breaker, 8 Space

Square D RC816D200CH 200 Amp Main Breaker 8 space

Square D - RC200S
200 Amp Main Breaker

Square D RC200S 200 Amp Main Breaker


Northeastern REMC Approved meter bases  (Effective February 1, 2019)
The following combination meter bases have been approved for service installations in Northeastern REMC's territory.

Meter bases must be of the following type

  • Must be UL listed
  • Must be designed for the installation (overhead/underground)
  • Have a ringless cover
  • Provide some type of bypass (Horns or Lever)
  • Must be rated to carry the full current of the service (exception 320 Amp bases can be used for 400 Amp single phase residential services)

 Offset meter socket meter bases are NOT ALLOWED.

Meter Base Open

Meter Base Closed

Meter Socket / Breaker Combination Cabinets

Meter socket / breaker combinator cabinets must be in a side by side configuration, meter socket / breaker combination cabinets with the meter socket over the main breaker will not be allowed unless the service is fed overhead).

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