RECEPTACLE WIRING BLACK WHITE
Electrical outlet wire connections - receptacle or wall
The black "hot" wire - this wire is fed from the circuit breaker to deliver power to the receptacle, and it connects to the brass or bronze-colored screw on the receptacle, often labeled "hot" or "live" or "black" (or "red" in some situations).
How to Wire an Electrical Outlet With Red, White, & Black
Sep 17, 2018According to standards in use since the mid-1900s, a wire color code identifies the purpose of each wire in an electrical circuit. The white wire is always neutral, and when the cable has only two conductors, as most 120-volt cables do, the hot wire is black. The ground wire is usually left bare, but in some cases, the ground wire color is green.Author: Chris Deziel