Establishing a new business and need service established in your name? Then complete the online Start Electric Service form below.
All required city and county inspections must be completed prior to connecting your permanent electric service. An electrical inspection is required for newly constructed homes or manufactured homes.
Since electricity is billed after it is used, a security deposit or deposit alternative is required before completing your business application for service. We will contact you either by e-mail or phone to provide additional instructions.
We are looking forward to providing electric service to your new business. We have provided answers to several frequently asked questions to assist you in opening your business account. After your completed request is transmitted to our secure site, our Business Specialist will review your request and will respond within three business days, between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday - except holidays), at which time we will provide your new account number and the deposit requirement for your new business.
Date service requested
(e.g. 08/30/2006, Mon - Fri, excluding holidays and same day)
Type of business
Sole ProprietorshipPartnershipLimited Liability Company (LLC)Corporation
Business Name (DBA)
(i.e. SSN: 123-12-1234 Federal ID or EIN: 12-1234567)
Driver's license number
Standard Industrial Classification Code (SIC Code) that best describes your business.
--Please select one--
Auto Repair Shop
Child Day Care Center
Christmas Tree Lots
Misc Personal Services
Mobile Home Dealers
Real Estate Agents
Schools - Public
Schools - Private/Church Supp
Schools - Vocational/Education
Stores - Dairy/Products
Stores - Grocery
Stores - Liquor
Stores - Meat & Seafood Mkt.
Stores - Retail/Misc
Stores - Video Rental
Telephone Cell Towers
(include unit or suite number)
Same as above street address
How would you like us to contact you if necessary?
Business PhoneAlternate PhoneFaxE-mail
Primary heating system
Heat PumpGas PackElectric FurnaceOther
Air conditioning system?
Submitting this form validates that you have read the service charge guidelines below.
When Duke Energy first supplies electricity in
under any applicable metered schedule, the customer shall pay a service charge of
plus taxes which shall be in addition to all other charges associated with the account.
This service charge shall become a part of the first bill rendered thereafter to
the customer for electricity supplied at such premises unless it is paid in advance
of the rendition of such bill.
Since electricity is billed after it is used, we will require a security
deposit before completing your application for service.