Small & medium business

Builders & developers

Builders and developers can find all the information they need on this page. If you have any further questions, please call the Builder’s Priority Line on 6212 2105 between 8am and 5pm Monday to Friday.

A temporary supply removal fee is charged by Synergy in order to recover costs charged by Western Power to visit a site and remove a temporary supply.

 
Before you start:

  • Before organising a commercial connection, please read the commercial connection information on Western Power’s website 
  • For all connections to the distribution network at 33kv or less (approximately $15,000 a year), please first complete the Western Power Design and quotation form 
  • For a larger site, where electricity usage is likely to be over $15,000 per year, you can ask us for a quote 
  • If you are sub-dividing the land, please read the information on sub-dividing on the Western Power website to make sure the site is prepared for connection. 
  • If you need a Three Phase connection, please call Western Power on 13 10 87 to make sure it’s available to your site.
  1. Organise power to the site
    Before you install an electricity meter, you’ll need to arrange for power infrastructure to be connected to the block. Apply for power through Western Power, at their website or on 13 10 87.
  2. Establish the electricity account 
    Once power infrastructure is connected, you’re ready to organise the new account. To organise for a new connection brochure and application form to be sent to you (or if you'd prefer - a bulk order of the brochures), please call the new connections team on 08 6212 2105. 

    Please ask your client to fill out the application form in this brochure as part of their prestart meeting.

    You can also fill it out online now, or download a PDF version of the application form that suits your needs. Please select from the list below:

    * Online application form for new connections at single or multi-unit premises
    * PDF version form for single residential premise new connection
    * PDF version form for multi-unit residential or business premise new connection
    * PDF version form for single business premise new connection
    PDF version form for 3rd party consent
    * Send my New Connection application to Synergy
  3. Contact the network provider
    The electrical contractor sends the Electrical Completion Notices, with reference numbers included, to Western Power. 
  4. Site inspections
    Western Power may arrange to inspect your site. Allow 5 working days in a metropolitan area, and 10 working days in country areas from the date the Electrical Completion Notices are sent to Western Power for the connection to be completed. Usually Western Power will connect the site, but sometimes an accredited electrical contractor may connect the power on your behalf.

A temporary supply removal fee is charged by Synergy in order to recover costs charged by Western Power to visit a site and remove temporary supply.

 
Before you start:

  • Before organising a residential connection, please read the Residential Connection information on Western Power’s website.
  • If you are sub-dividing the land, please read the information on sub-dividing on the Western Power website to make sure the site is prepared for connection.
  • If you need a Three Phase connection, please call Western Power on 13 10 87 to make sure it’s available to your site.
  1. Organise power to the site
    Before you install an electricity meter, you’ll need to arrange for power infrastructure to be connected to the block. Apply for power through Western Power, at their website or on 13 10 87. Check the block first, as often residential land developers will have organised an underground green dome on your block of land already.
  2. Establish the electricity account
    Once power infrastructure is connected, you’re ready to organise the new account. To organise for a new connection brochure and application forms to be sent to you (or if you'd prfer - a bulk order of the brochures), please call the New Connections team on 08 6212 2105.

    Please ask your client to fill out the application form in this brochure as part of their prestart meeting.

    You can also fill out the form online now, or download a PDF version of the application form that suits your needs. Please select from the list below:

    * Online application form for new connections at single or multi-unit premises
    * PDF version form for single residential premise new connection
    * PDF version form for multi-unit residential or business premise new connection
    * PDF version form for single business new connection
    * PDF version form for 3rd party consent
    Send my New Connection application to Synergy

    If you client would like SmartPower, please ask them to fill out the application form. Please note: the electrician must fit a compatible meter or we cannot apply the SmartPower tariff.
  3. Contact the network provider
    The electrical contractor sends the Electrical Notices, with reference numbers included, to Western Power.
  4. Site inspections
    Western Power may arrange to inspect your site. Allow 5 working days in a metropolitan area, and 10 working days in country areas from the date the Electrical Completion Notices are sent to Western Power for the connection to be completed. Usually Western Power will connect the site, but sometimes an accredited electrical contractor may connect the power on your behalf.
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