Trench Depth for Solar Power Conduits
Question: I have a question about an installation of solar panels. I have #3 wire running from the panels 110 ft to the house installed in ENT. How deep of a trench do I need?© By: Dave Rongey
Electrical Question from Robin about Canadian Electrical Code
Received from Robin a Homeowner in Bruce Mines Ontario Canada
[ad#block]Question: I have a question about an installation of solar panels.Â I have #3 wire running from the panels 110 ft to the house installed in ENT. How deep of a trench do I need I know it must be marked with caution tape. but I am not sure on the depth. I think its 1 meter 39″ I would really like for you to tell me the trench depth.
Thank you Robin
Additional Comments: Great Help Thank You
Thanks for your electrical question.
Robin – This will take a little research due to the Canadian Electrical Codes, the province of Bruce Mines Ontario and specifically Solar. My initial research brought back several different depths for the trench.
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