INFORMATION REQUIRED BY THE COMPANY WHEN A POWER OUTAGE OCURRS CAUSED BY TRANSMISSION & DISTRIBUTION LINES FAILURE.

The following are sample information that may be required by a utility company in the event that a power outage occurs due to transmission and distribution lines failure;


1.1 General Information
a) Date of power outage
b) Location of cause
c) Time occurred
d) Name of caller/informant
e) Name of crew who went to the location
f) Cause of the power outage
g) Voltage level of outage
h) Extent /Affected area of the power outage
i) Type of customers affected
j) Number of big and contestable customers affected
k) Estimated number of hours to restore power
l) Number of gangs and personnel needed to restore power
m) Assigned Gang and names of personnel who will do the job


1.2 Specific Information
1.2.1 138 kV Line
a) Type of structure.
- Wooden
- Concrete
- Lattice steel structure
- Tapered, self –guying steel pole
b) Structure’s present condition
- Severely damaged, temporary restoration is nil
- Severely damaged but can be temporarily restored
- Damage is manageable but needs immediate repair
c) Type of construction
d) Type of Guying needed
e) Equipment needed
f) Tools needed
g) Materials needed
- Size and type of pole needed
- Number of post insulators and type of base
- Number of suspension insulators
- Strain clamps, top clamps, and armor rods


1.2.2 69 kV Line
a) 69 kV line convention name ( Davao line, ERA 1,….etc.)
b) Size and type of wire
c) Type of structure
- Wooden
- Concrete
- Lattice Steel Structure
- Tapered, Self-guying steel pole
d) Structure’s present condition
- Severely damaged, temporary restoration is nil
- Severely damaged but can be temporarily restored
- Damage is manageable but needs immediate repair
e) Type of construction
f) Type of Guying needed
g) Equipment needed
h) Tools needed
i) Materials needed
- Size and type of pole
- Number of post insulators and type of base
- Number of suspension insulators
- Number and size of cross-arm needed
- Strain clamps, top clamps, and armor rods


1.2.3 13.8 kV Line, Backbone
a) 69 kV Substation connected, Number and name of feeder
b) Size and type of wire
c) Type of structure
- Wooden
- Tapered, self guying steel pole
d) Structure’s present condition
- Severely damaged, temporary restoration is nil
- Severely damaged but can be temporarily restored
- Damage is manageable but needs immediate repair
e) Type of construction
f) Type of Guying needed
g) Equipment needed
h) Tools needed
i) Materials needed
- Size and type of pole
- All other materials needed depends on the type of construction of the structure


1.2.4 13.8 kV, Main lateral line
a) 13.8 kV Feeder that the lateral is connected
b) Means of connection, (recloser, D.S., Fuse Cut-out)
c) Size and type of wire
d) Type of structure
- Wooden
- Tapered, self guying steel pole
e) Structure’s present condition
- Severely damaged, temporary restoration is nil
- Severely damaged but can be restored temporarily
- Damage is manageable but needs immediate repair
f) Type of construction
g) Type of Guying needed
h) Equipment needed
i) Tools needed
j) Materials needed
- Size and type of pole
- All other materials depends on the type of construction of the structure


1.2.5 Contestable Customers and Influential people
a) Name of affected customer
b) 13.8 kV Feeder the affected customer is connected
c) cause of outage
d) Size of transformer the customer is connected
e) Quickest possible way to restore power

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Anonymous said...

thanks for the interesting information

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