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Be prepared for your installation.

To ensure a safe and successful installation, your project site has to meet a set of requirements before Xcel Energy crews can start work. To avoid potential delays, use the checklist below to make sure your site is ready before crews arrive. For more information on clearances and standards of installation, please visit Site Requirements and Meter Installation.


Detailed process map (PDF)

Site Readiness Checklist

Meter Inspection Requirements

Prior to scheduling of your meter installation, an approved Inspection Certification must be sent to Xcel Energy at

Depending on the type of service being installed on your site and state requirements, the approved Inspection Certification may need to be submitted by the local public authority, licensed electrician, or Uniform Dwelling (UDC) Inspector where applicable. Please work with your local authority and an electrician or plumber to find out what's required in your area.

In addition to an inspection, there are additional items you will need to complete prior to the installation of your meter. Refer to the Site Readiness Checklist (PDF) for more information.


Energy Saving Tip

Want to make a strong statement about energy efficiency? Consider whether your home might be a good candidate for a green roof, solar panels, or a geothermal system.

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Install carbon monoxide detectors and annually hire a qualified contractor to inspect your home for proper ventilation.

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