Welcome to Kootenai Electric! We are excited to be working with you through our new service process. Please review the information below. Feel free to contact us at 208.765.1200 or email newservice@kec.com if you have any questions or are not sure where to start. Our offices hours are Monday - Thursday, 7:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. 


Application for Service

Apply for new (temporary or permanent) service to a house or building, modify an existing service or apply for an area light. 

Backbone Application

(For developers and engineering firms only please.) Apply for backbone power to multiple lots in a residential/commercial subdivision or apartment complex. 

Residential Estimator Tool

Not ready to apply yet, but would like an estimate? Use this tool. Estimated values are not guaranteed and are subject to change.


The information in the Electric Service Handbook is intended to provide electrical contractors, architects, building contractors, engineers and Cooperative members with Kootenai Electric Cooperative requirements for new residential and commercial electric service installations. The booklet provides most of the information and requirements. It does not include all the possible standards or specifications required by KEC, state, federal or local code requirements.  The handbook was revised effective September 1, 2018. 

2018 Electric Service Handbook

You can also view our Joint Use Application