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Author Brown, R.E. ♦ Spare, J.H.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2006
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Applied physics
Subject Keyword Senior members ♦ Power industry ♦ Statistics ♦ Storms ♦ Maintenance ♦ Reliability ♦ Regulators ♦ Substations ♦ Intelligent systems ♦ Fault location
Abstract A majority of states require electric utilities to regularly report reliability statistics. For utilities where reliability reporting is a regulatory obligation, the systems and processes behind these statistics are also of regulatory concern. This is especially true since variations in systems and processes can have a material impact on results, and can make statistical comparisons misleading. This paper presents the survey results of twenty-two large investor-owned utilities in the United States, all with reliability reporting obligations. Based on these surveys, comparisons are made in the following categories: event capture, start time, customer count, step restoration, restoration time, verification of events, process for computing reliability indices, and escalated events. An overall comparison is also provided, and the paper ends with a discussion on industry trends
Description Author affiliation: KEMA, Raleigh, NC (Brown, R.E.; Spare, J.H.)
ISBN 0780391942
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2006-05-21
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 193.07 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1212
Ending Page 1217


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library