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Drop Service Process

Repairs and Maintenance

To temporarily disconnect or reconnect power for tree trimming, painting or repairs to your business, please follow these steps:

Duke Energy Progress can temporarily disconnect (drop) service Monday through Friday with the exception of Duke Energy Progress holidays. For your convenience we can offer you a morning or afternoon appointment (8 a.m. to 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.).

If you had repairs made to your meter base and/or service lines an electrical inspection may be required prior to Duke Energy Progress reconnecting your power. If an electrical inspection was required, you can help expedite your reconnection by asking the electrical inspector to leave a copy of the inspection ticket in your meter base. Once we receive confirmation from the inspection department that we can safely reconnect your power or we are notified that the inspection ticket was left in the meter base, a service technician will be dispatched to your location as soon as possible.