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Getting Connected

 A number of EV charging stations are available in Electra’s area.  For a map of current location details at and stations underdevelopment see the info on these two links

EV map apps for mobile devices are available at

If you are interested in installing a charging station within Electra’s coverage area please phone us on 0800 353 2872 or complete the Customer Request Application for Connection or Alteration form

If you are considering purchasing an electric vehicle, we recommend these useful links:

  1. Arrange for an authorised contractor to make the connection (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280, Independent Electrical Inspectors 027 280 4588)
  2. Arrange for a Retailer to install metering and set up your account
  1. Arrange for an authorised contractor to make the connection (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280, Independent Electrical Inspectors 027 280 4588)
  2. Arrange for a Retailer to install metering and set up your account

Electra supports the development of safe and reliable distributed generation within its networks. We have developed a set of policies and guidelines to assist customers interested in installing distributed generation. We have also developed a list of currently approved inverters. Should you wish to install an inverter not on the list please contact DG@electra.co.nz

 Distributed Generation.

  1. Phone Electra (0800 353 2872) to determine if the existing network can deliver the power you require.
    • Engage Authorised Contractor to submit a design for approval (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280)
    • OR arrange for an authorised contractor to make the connection (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280, Independent Electrical Inspectors 027 280 4588)
  2. Arrange for a Retailer to install metering and set up your account
  1. Phone Electra (0800 353 2872) to determine if the existing network can deliver the power you require.
    • Engage Authorised Contractor to submit a design for approval (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280)
    • OR arrange for an authorised contractor to make the connection (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280, Independent Electrical Inspectors 027 280 4588)
  2. Arrange for a Retailer to install metering and set up your account

Engage Authorised Contractor to submit plans for approval (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280)

  1. Phone Electra (0800 353 2872) to determine if the existing network can deliver the power you require.
    • Engage Authorised Contractor to submit a design for approval (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280)
    • OR arrange for an authorised contractor to change the fuses (Electra 0800 353 2872, Scanpower 0800 808 039, Connectics 03 353 7280, Independent Electrical Inspectors 027 280 4588)
  2. Arrange for a Retailer to install metering and set up your account

 

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The Electra team is happy to answer any queries you may have. 

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