Key Details & Requirements

Please take note of these considerations that can help get your new power construction project completed as efficiently as possible.

Your Application

  • The accuracy and completeness of the information you provide in your application is critical to initiation of any engineering work by TNMP.
    • Some information may need to come from the electrician or engineer you've hired for your project.
  • Modifications or additions made after the original submission often results in delays, some of which can be significant.

Additional Information Requirements

  • TNMP may require additional data to determine the facilities we need to install to serve you, depending on the nature of your project.
  • If applicable, a TNMP designer or engineer will contact you to discuss the need for additional information.
    • The sooner we receive your additional information, the sooner we'll be able to resume your project.

Easements & Permits

  • Easements must be granted if we are to install facilities across your property or a third party's property.
    • Construction can't begin until all requirement easements and / or permits are in place.
  • Permits from the state are required if our facilities are to cross a state highway or a farm-to-market road.
  • Permits are required from appropriate rail companies if our facilities are to cross a railroad.

Costs to Customer

  • Residential and small commercial/industrial loads with maximum demands less than 9 kilowatts: $3,000 per customer.
  • Secondary commercial/industrial loads in excess of 9 kilowatts: $182 per kilowatt, based on maximum kilowatts.
  • Primary service: $113 per kilowatt, based on maximum kilowatts.

Multiple Designs

  • One design, based on your application (Form 255) submission, will be provided for your project.
  • Labor costs associated with additional design work can be charged to you if you reject our original design and / or request alternatives.
  • Additional design work also can result in significant delays.

Material Lead Times

  • Your project may be delayed if it requires materials that must be ordered because they aren't commonly stocked in our distributors' warehouses.
  • Material ordering can delay projects as much as 16 weeks.
  • We will let you know if your project might be subject to a delay due to material orders.
  • Materials won't be ordered until any payments required to be made by you have been received.