Presentation on theme: "1 2006 Hurricane Season Preparedness Briefing Gulf Power Company June 5, 2006."— Presentation transcript:
1 2006 Hurricane Season Preparedness Briefing Gulf Power Company June 5, 2006
2 Transmission Inspections All critical lines have been inspected. The complete system has been inspected aerially twice since January, 2006. Comprehensive walking/climbing and groundline inspections are underway as part of the 6 year inspection program. By August will be 80% complete.
3 Vegetation Management Transmission: 230kV ROW vegetation inspections are complete and all hazard tree conditions have been addressed. 115kV ROW vegetation inspections are 60% complete and crews are currently working on hazard trees. Completion Date: July 31 st 46kV ROW vegetation patrols and hazard tree removals are scheduled. Completion Date: August 31 st.
4 Vegetation Management Distribution: 3 phase ROW vegetation trim and removal of hazardous conditions are 85% complete. Completion Date: June 17 th Working well with home owners and land owners.
5 Sweeps and Backlogged Repairs Transmission: All repairs to the system that were caused by Ivan, Dennis and Katrina have been completed. There are no backlogged repairs pending. Distribution: Restoration process minimized post storm repairs. Patrolled main line of all feeders. Loose down guys Slack primary Leaning poles
6 Summary Gulf is fully prepared for the 2006 Hurricane Season. System: Transmission and Distribution Storm Recovery Plan: Proven and battle tested. Improved based on lessons learned. Support: S.E.E. Mutual Assistance Southern Company – Logistics Southern Company – TERP