New-service applicant who pose no credit risk will be charged no deposit.
New-service applicant who pose substantial credit risk will be charged a deposit equal to two and one half times the highest average month’s use for the service address during the preceding 36 months or a minimum of $300 if no history of use is available. This would also apply to any member that has previously filed bankruptcy or had uncollectable accounts with Magnolia Electric Power.
Commercial deposits shall, in the discretion of the association, be based upon either two months estimated use or two times the highest month’s usage of previous available history.
Contact Magnolia Electric Power Member Services Department for more details.
How Long Will It Take?
Under normal circumstances most accounts that require no line construction are connected the following workday. Accounts needing line construction require seven to ten working days after all fees are paid, forms signed and other requirements met. Weather conditions may delay this longer.
Line Construction Costs
Click here to learn about overhead & underground construction cost.
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Under current law you must provide proof of registration with the county tax assessor and a 911 address in order to receive electric service for a mobile home.
Click here to download the mobile home meter loop specifications along with the diagram. (140k, pdf)
Service entrances, meter poles etc., must meet certain requirements before Magnolia Electric Power will connect the installation. These requirements are available from Magnolia Electric Power.
Click here to download the overhead service entrance mast specifications along with a diagram.
Underground Secondary and Primary Construction
Click here to download the underground specifications along with a diagram. (260k, pdf)
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Bank Draft Authorization
Bank Draft is a convenient way to pay your bill. This form will authorize MEP to make automatic withdrawals from your checking or savings account each month to pay the amount due on your electric bill’s due date.
Click here to download and complete the Bank Draft Authorization form.
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