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Service Contract Form

Riverport Electric Light Commission (RELC) is committed to providing our customers with safe and reliable power. Despite our best efforts, RELC cannot guarantee an uninterrupted supply of electricity, and there are times when power outages or voltage fluctuation may occur due to circumstances beyond our control. If damages to your property are caused by weather related outages or other causes beyond our control, RELC is not responsible and you will not be eligible for compensation. If damages to your personal effects were caused by RELC negligence, you may be eligible for compensation. In these cases, you will have to complete a Damage Claim Submission Form.
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  • Conditions of Service Contract:
  • 1. I/we, the undersigned, hereby apply to Riverport Electric Light Commission (hereinafter called “RELC”) for electric service and agree to accept and pay for such service according to the rates, rules, and regulations and any amendments of RELC from time to time in force while such service is provided.
  • 2. I/we agree to pay all rates and charges authorized from time to time by RELC for the classification of service that is now or hereafter applicable to me/us.
  • 3. RELC reserves the right to discontinue the supply of power to my/our premises upon default by me/us of performance of any of the conditions set forth hereunder or the regulations authorized from time to time by RELC, including if the account(s) remains unpaid for more than sixty (60 days) after the date of billing.
  • 4. RELC agrees to use reasonable diligence in providing regular and uninterrupted service, but it does not guarantee a constant or uninterrupted supply of power or maintenance of unvaried frequencies or voltages and will not be liable for damages to my/our premises by reason of any failure in respect thereto.
  • 5. All appliances, wires, and apparatuses located beyond the point of connection to RELC’s service wires shall be supplied by me/us and RELC shall not be responsible in any way beyond the point of connection and shall incur no liability for damages that may be caused to persons or property due to high voltage, electric current, and/or the presence of its wires or equipment due to any cause whatsoever.
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Interconnection Request Application

Certified electricians are responsible for securing a wiring permit when building or renovating homes or businesses. Wiring permit applications can be completed online by filling out the form below.
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  • Used to calculate permit fee (below).
  • Based on total electrical costs. See confirmation email for payment instructions.
  • I, the undersigned, certify that I am the holder of a valid certificate of qualification in the electrical construction trade, issued under the authority of the Nova Scotia Apprenticeship and Trades Qualifications Act. I further certify that the electrical installation will be in conformance with the applicable Provincial acts and their regulations, utility standards and related codes. Upon completion, I understand that it is my responsibility to ensure that the installation is working in a safe and proper manner and I shall immediately notify the Electrical Inspection Authority upon the completion of an electrical installation requesting a FINAL inspection. A permit for electrical work is valid for 12 months from the date of issue in respect of residential and 24 months in respect of all others unless otherwise noted on the permit. Upon expiry, a renewal fee to a maximum of 50 percent of the cost of the original permit will be charged.

Interconnection Request And Equipment Information Form

  • Section 1.0 Customer Information

  • if the customer-generator is not located on land owned by the applicant, the applicant must provide a copy of the document authorizing the customer-generator to be installed on the property that has been registered on the title of the property.
  • Section 1.1: Technical Designer Information (To be filled out with information regarding the company and person responsible for the technical design of the installation)

  • Section 1.2: Electrical Contractor Information (To be filled out with information regarding the company who will obtain the electrical wiring permit and the site contact person responsible for the electrical installation)

  • Section 2: Energy Reconciliation

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  • Section 3: Customer-generator's Existing RELC supply

  • Primary RELC Account No.
  • Secondary RELC account No.
  • If you intend to SGO against more than one account, please capture meters on a separate piece of paper and include with your application form.
  • Section 4: Proposed Interconnection Details

  • Section 5: Generating Equipment Information

  • Section 5.1: Synchronizer Information (Synchronous Generators)

  • Section 5.2: Solar Modules (Where Applicable)

  • Manufacturer specification sheets and clarification compliance reports shall be provided for all solar modules in addition to the interconnection request form. Equipment that does not have a recognized factory certification marking shall be subject to field evaluation.
  • Section 5.3: Inverter Information (Where Applicable)

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  • Manufacturer specification sheets and clarification compliance reports shall be provided for all solar modules in addition to the interconnection request form. Equipment that does not have a recognized factory certification marking shall be subject to field evaluation.
  • Section 5.4: Rapid Shutdown Equipment (Where Applicable)

  • Manufacturer specification sheets and clarification compliance reports shall be provided for all solar modules in addition to the interconnection request form. Equipment that does not have a recognized factory certification marking shall be subject to field evaluation.
  • Section 6.0: Interconnection Transformation and Fuse Information (Where Applicable)

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  • Section 6.1: Interconnection Circuit Breaker Information (Where Applicable)

  • Section 6.2: Protective Equipment (Complete All Applicable Items; Where Requested, a Separate Sheet Shall be Provided With The Manufacturer's Product Information)

  • a. Provide manufacturer's information for each protective function
  • Provide manufacturer's documentation for protective functions:
    • Under/Over Voltage
    • Under/Over Frequency
    • Anti-islanding
    • Over-Current
  • b. Range of available settings for each protective function
  • Provide list of protection functions with available ranges of protection setting for tripping and shutdown along with time delays.
  • c. Proposed settings (set point and times)
  • Provide list of protective functions with settings for tripping or shutdown along with time delays ,i.e., high voltage 127V, time delay 0.1 sec.
  • Section 7.0: Required Documentation (Three copies of each required)

  • a. Electrical One-Line Diagram
  • A single-line diagram showing the electrical relationship and descriptions of the significant electrical components such as the generator inverters, cables and wiring, switches, meters , transformers, circuit breakers, with operation voltages and ratings.
  • b. Manufacturer's Information and Approvals
  • Provide manufacturer information sheets and certification compliance reports for equipment's such as inverters, generators, solar modules, rapid shutdown devices, combiner boxes, DC disconnect switches, and DC optimizers
  • c. Equipment Labelling
  • Provide a detailed list of all permanently installed labels indications label designations, label dimensions, label background color, label latter color, label letter height , and label verbiage.
  • d. Site Plan
  • Provide site plan showing the physicals arrangement of the major equipment , including generating equipment, transformers, switches, control panels, the customer's existing metered service and the interconnection with RELC's distribution system. Include the civic address, references, rtc. Provide civic address.
  • e. Protection Device Data
  • For all protective devices used to protect and control the interconnection, please provide proposed protective device settings, circuit breaker and fuse data and coordination curves, and a description of how the protection scheme is intended to function.
  • f. Point of Contact
  • If the interconnection and start-up process is to be coordinated through a party or individual other than the customer , provide the name , company, address and telephone number of that individual or party with whom the utility is to coordinate the interconnection.
  • I hereby certify that i have reviewed and agree to adhere to 5.8 self-generation Offset and to the best of my knowledge , all information Request and Equipment information Form is true and correct
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  • Send Completed Form to:
  • Riverport Electric Light Commission
    Box 100, 3308 Hwy. 332
    Riverport, NS BOJ 2W0
    Relcommission@eastlink.ca