You will be fine coming through the bottom plate. The Sheetrock will protect it for the first six inchesOriginally Posted by brosnt1
It is going to be hard getting the cables into the panel if it is covered from the top of the panel to the ceiling.Originally Posted by brosnt1
A close read of 110.26 and you will see that from the floor to a height of six feet above the panel or to the ceiling three feet out and 30 inches side to side belongs to the panel and is not to be blocked. This requirement is all the protection that the cables coming into the panel need.