Electric Service Manual for Michigan

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Sections of this Electric Service Manual have been revised as of 05/17/2021.

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TitleRevision Date
Section 1
1-2Territory Maps
1-3Contact Information
Section 2
2-1Basic Electric Clearances - Services
2-2Miscellaneous Clearances
2-3Antenna Clearances
2-4Location of Pad mount Transformers Near Buildings
2-5Working Clearances / Protective Posts for Pad mount Transformers
2-6Multiple Metering
2-7Residential Deck / Other
2-8Unmetered Street Lighting Decorations
2-9CATV Power Supplies
Section 3
General Metering and Services05/2021
3-1Company Metering Policies
3-2General Metering Requirements
3-3Multiple Occupancy Metering / Cell Towers
3-4Meter Protection from Snow and Ice
Section 4
Single-Phase Metering05/2021
4-1Overhead Service Requirements
4-2Underground Service Requirements
4-3Services 400-800 Amp - CT Metering
4-4Overhead Service - Meter Poles/Posts
4-5Mobile Home Services
4-6Temporary Services/Construction Power
4-7120/208 Volt Service (100-200 Amp)
Section 5
Three-Phase Metering05/2021
5-1General Three-Phase Requirements
5-2200 Amp - 320 Amp Three-Phase Overhead
5-3400 Amp - 3000 Amp Three-Phase Overhead - CT Metered
5-4200 Amp - 320 Amp Three-Phase Underground
5-5400 Amp - 3000 Amp Underground - CT Metered in Pad mounted Transformer
5-6400 Amp - 3000 Amp Underground - CT Metered in CT Cabinet
5-7Space Required to Terminate in Service Entrance Panels & Switchgear
5-8Termination Enclosures
5-9Large CT Installation, Bus Bars - 2500-3000 Amp - Meter in Switchgear
5-10Large CT Installation, Doughnuts - 2500-3000 Amp - Meter in Switchgear
5-11Standard Pad for 75-2500 KVA Pad mount Transformers
5-12Large Concrete Pad for 3750-5000 KVA Pad mount Transformers
5-13Primary Metering
Section 6
Policies, Code, Miscellaneous05/2021
6-1Company Policies - General
6-2Company Policies - Utilization of Equipment
6-3State Regulatory Agencies
Section 7
Interconnects and Distributed Generation05/2021
7-1Standby Generation
7-2Parallel Generation
Appendix A
UPPCO Meter Base Requirements05/2021
Appendix B
Reference of Helpful Information05/2021
Appendix C
Maintenance Only Information05/2021