New Services & Upgrades

linemen workingIf you are building a new home or business or need to upgrade your electric service:

  1. Meet with your electrical contractor to determine the size of service that is required
  2. Once this has been determined, contact the Operations Department of Barton County Electric Cooperative, Inc. to schedule a site visit at (417) 682-5636 or (800) 286-5636

Have your electrical contractor upgrade your service entrance wiring, from the meter to the house or other building, to the National Electric Code and any other applicable codes. Barton County Electric Cooperative, Inc. will upgrade the lines and equipment, as necessary from the main distribution line to the meter pole.

Underground Service Requirements — Trench & Vault

Trench for primary installation shall be provided by the member and or excavator at the expense of the member. The trench must be a minimum of 4 feet in depth and shall be inspected to ensure conformity with this requirement before Barton County Electric Cooperative will install the conductor and conduit.