This work shows tree-related outages to be attributable to the extent of tree exposure. Tree exposure has two parameters, the number of trees capable of striking a line on failure and average arc of power line exposure to a falling tree. A process for calculating the change in tree-related outage frequency arising from management practices affecting tree exposure is developed.
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GE’s Digital Energy's commercial and industrial smart meters have achieved a UL voluntary safety certification, making them the first meters of this type in the industry to receive this significant mark....More
Tantalus has engaged with more than 15 public power utilities who are currently using electric ERTs to upgrade from one-way communication to automated, two-way AMI through TUNet – the Tantalus Utility Network....More