Code Q&A: Equipment Grounding Conductor in PVC?

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Q. Is an equipment grounding conductor always required in a PVC raceway between the electric utility meter and service disconnect?

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A. Typically, an equipment grounding conductor is required in PVC, and when that is the case, a separate equipment grounding conductor of the wire type must be installed within the conduit [300.2(B) and 352.60]. However, there is an exception that deals with service raceways.

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