Automatic Landlord Plan

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Automatic Landlord Plan

This plan provides your rental property with year-round, continuous service. You don’t have to contact us each time a tenant moves in or out. Once your property has been set up under the plan, you won’t be charged service connection fees or be responsible for a tenant’s outstanding balance.

How the plan works

  • When a tenant tells us they want to discontinue their electric service, we’ll take a meter reading and close their account. The power will remain on and will automatically transfer to your name without the service connection fee.
  • The electric service will be billed on your automatic landlord account until a new tenant calls us and qualifies for service. It’s up to you to ensure the new tenant has transferred service into their name. You will be billed for all power use until that time.
  • Once we have connected service in the new tenant’s name, a meter reading will be taken and your account will close until your tenant moves and closes their account.

We protect tenant privacy

We follow a strict privacy policy in accordance with the Privacy Act. Because of these regulations, we can’t notify you if your tenant is disconnected for non-payment. We also can’t automatically transfer the meter into your name.

Getting set up is easy

If you’re interested in our Automatic Landlord Plan, please complete our application form (PDF), include a signature, and return it to us by mail, fax or e-mail. If returning the form by email, please print first to include a signature, then scan to send.

Withdraw from plan

You can withdraw from the plan at any time. To do so, simply complete our application form (PDF) and return it to us by mail, fax or e-mail. Please allow 10 business days for processing.


Nova Scotia Power Inc
Attention: Automatic Landlord Plan
Customer Service
P.O. Box 910
Halifax, NS
B3J 2W5


Attention: Automatic Landlord Plan
1-888-379-0333 (toll free)


Attention: Automatic Landlord Plan

Please allow 10 business days for processing. We’ll attempt contact with you once your application has been processed. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us in the meantime at 1-800-428-6230 (428-6230 in metro Halifax).