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Arrange a temporary disconnection/reconnection

You might be doing repairs on your home or removing a tree in your garden. No matter the job, temporarily disconnecting your power will ensure its completed safely.

The steps below explain how you can arrange a temporary disconnection or network isolation at your property.

  1. 1

    Complete the request form

  2. 2

    Our team will review your request, and determine what is involved in the temporary disconnection and reconnection.

  3. 3

    You will be advised of the outcome of your request within 10 business days.

  4. 4

    If approved, your request will be scheduled by your electrician at an agreed time.


Should any adjustment or modification to customer wiring occur as part of the job, an eCOC by an electrical contractor must be provided prior to SA Power Networks re-energisation occurring.

Arrange a temporary disconnection/reconnection

More about temporary disconnections/reconnections

How long will this process take? Approximately four weeks from your enquiry being received through to works being completed.
Can I update my application? If you need to update any details after submitting your application, contact your Customer Service Officer.
How much will a temporary disconnection cost me? Standard fees apply.
What information will I need to provide as part of the application? You'll need your NMI, service type and phasing information handy.