Connect Your Personal Generator

ComEd allows the permanent connection of a standby generator with the following provisions:

The generator is connected after, and on the load side* of the meter fitting.
A manual or automatic transfer switch (ATS) is used on the load side* of the meter.
New wires are pulled from the ATS to the distribution panel or main breaker.
Splices are not allowed in the meter fitting.
Customer must contact ComEd to re-seal the meter fitting when all work is complete.

Please contact ComEd at 1-800-334-7661 after all work is complete and request the order type 'Check & Seal'.

*Generators installed on the line side of the meter are not allowed. ComEd does not allow access to the line side of the meter.