Looks like I'll be paying the power company a grand just to have a service meter moved/wired to a different side of my house with a 90 ft run. Good Fun. Now I am trying to ensure the correct design the rest of the system.
As I understand it, I will need to
- install an external 200A disconnect switch within 5 ft of the new meter.
- hammer in a new copper grounding pole under the disconnect switch.
- connect the ground stake to the disconnect ground with a number 4 copper wire.
- connect the disconnect switch to the old circuit breaker (soon to be called a subpanel) with SER cable (AL 4,2,2,2)
- install a grounding bar in the sub panel
- remove the green screw/disconnect the subpanel's old grounding circuit
- Individual rewire each circuit breaker ground to the grounding bar.
Is this accurate, and am I missing any details?
What is the correct running of the SER wire to the disconnect switch? The top two connectors have a green mark, the lower two none, and there are two feeds for a grounding wire.
I would appreciate it if someone could link pictures of similar work (e.g., Disconnect panels internal wiring, grounding bar installations and wiring, Meter Wiring)
I would appreciate any recommendations for how to bring the cable/conduit out through the brick wall turning it vertical to the conduit box.
Is there a best practice size for conduit housing (e.g., 2" elbow/tee against the wall?)
Once the grounding pole is in the ground, does it require any protection? (The old pole happened to have patched concrete poured on it.)