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    Please Call Us If You Plan to Add Electric Load

    Help Us Serve You Reliably

    Are you planning to add a shop, a lighted greenhouse, a heat pump or other electrical equipment to your home or business? Please call us first. 


    Adding load without notifying us first can affect the reliability and safety of the electricity distribution system serving you and your neighbors. When you add load to an existing electric service, you risk overloading our distribution equipment. This can damage our equipment and cause outages and power quality problems for you and your neighbors.

    Please contact our Engineering Department at (503) 397-0760 or email engineering@crpud.org if you are planning to increase your electric load. We'll complete a load calculation to ensure that the equipment that serves you is sized properly for whatever you need.

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