Residential Charges and Fees

Temporary Meter $300.00
Overhead Service Installation $700.00
Underground Service Installation $400.00
Service Upgrade $150.00
Private Yard Light (100 Watt) $6.50/month
Pole* $1.50/month

*Foreman will determine if they are needed and poles remain the property of the Groton Electric Light Department. Additional Notes:

  • If house is demolished (and rebuilt) & wires are removed at the street, that is considered a “NEW SERVICE” – if house is demolished & meter moved to a temp service then meter moved to permanent - $100 for each move
  • For multi-family dwellings (residential) – 1st service drop (including meter) is full price, each additional drop off 1st drop is $200.00 ea. (ie. 3-family underground service-$300.00 for 1st meter, $200.00 each addtional meter for total of $700.00). If separate drops, each service drop is full price.

New Construction Fees

Temporary Meter $300.00
Installation of Pole* $700.00 (depends on size)
Installation of Anchor* $90.00
Cell Tower Owner $500.00

*Foreman will determine if they are needed and poles remain the property of the Groton Electric Light Department.

Commercial Charges and Fees

Overhead Service Installation $1,000.00
Overhead New Three-Phase Service $1,000.00
Underground Service Installation $700.00
Underground New Three-Phase Service $700.00
Upgrade (increased amperage) $150.00
Electric Heat Minimum $3,000.00