Increasing Efficiency with OMS –
Ice Storm vs. Hurricane Ike
What a difference a day (and the right system) makes
Phil Cas...
Overview
• Quick recap of Consolidated
– Provides needed context

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•
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•

Brief review of major outages
Comparison of two...
Consolidated Electric Cooperative, Mount Gilead, Ohio

• 16,000 meters
• 1,800 miles of line
• 7 counties
– mostly the two...
Consolidated Electric Cooperative, Mount Gilead, Ohio

• Ohio Co-ops own substations/meter points.
– 138kV, 69kV, 34.5kV, ...
System Model
• Line Numbers
– All protective devices
– 01~1A1A1A …

• Chapel Mapping
– SQL Server database
for connectivit...
E&O Outage Staffing
VP, E&O
Coordinate &
Assist Dispatchers

Subsidiaries,
Other Departments
Bird Dogs

Director Eng
Bird ...
Major Outage History
•

1992 Ice Storm
– Sheriff called to protect office
after members’ threats.
– Good Ol’ Boy OMS

•

•...
Ike Storm vs. Ice Storm
• Ike 2008
– Fully restored 5 days
– 11,936 Meters
• 14,884 with repeats

– 258 Outages
– 279,185 ...
2005 Ice Storm – Lines Damaged
Ike 2008
DisSPatch Performance
•

Advantages
– Three main reasons for substantial investment
• “Verified Closed”
• Graphic and Web ...
Dialogue
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Hope you enjoy this power outage management systems focused presentation from Milsoft's 2009 User Conference. It was originally presented there by Phil Caskey. The Milsoft Electric Utility Solutions Users Conference is the premier event for both our users and vendors offering interoperable utility management services that enhance Milsoft Smart Grid Solutions. If you’d like to be on our mailing list, just email: missy.brooks@milsoft.com.

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Outage Management Software: Increasing Efficiency With OMS

  1. 1. Increasing Efficiency with OMS – Ice Storm vs. Hurricane Ike What a difference a day (and the right system) makes Phil Caskey
  2. 2. Overview • Quick recap of Consolidated – Provides needed context • • • • Brief review of major outages Comparison of two biggest events Discuss impact of effective OMS Open dialogue – Answer questions – Debate processes – ???
  3. 3. Consolidated Electric Cooperative, Mount Gilead, Ohio • 16,000 meters • 1,800 miles of line • 7 counties – mostly the two counties immediately north of Columbus, Ohio • $30 million annual revenue • 43 employees in 2 district offices
  4. 4. Consolidated Electric Cooperative, Mount Gilead, Ohio • Ohio Co-ops own substations/meter points. – 138kV, 69kV, 34.5kV, 12.5kV • Transmission contracted with IOUs. – A few co-ops have some transmission. – CEC has one 4.7 mile 69kV tap. • CEC has 16 substations. – 138kV(5), 69kV(10), 34.5kV(1) • Embarking on AMI adventure
  5. 5. System Model • Line Numbers – All protective devices – 01~1A1A1A … • Chapel Mapping – SQL Server database for connectivity – Creates .STD file • WindMil EA model • DisSPatch Model
  6. 6. E&O Outage Staffing VP, E&O Coordinate & Assist Dispatchers Subsidiaries, Other Departments Bird Dogs Director Eng Bird Dog Director Ops North Crews (7) South Crews (6) Safety & Contracts Bird Dog Ops Clerk E&O Asst Lead Dispatcher Staking (2) Bird Dogs Ops Clerk Dispatcher
  7. 7. Major Outage History • 1992 Ice Storm – Sheriff called to protect office after members’ threats. – Good Ol’ Boy OMS • • – 3 days – DisSPatch • 2005 Ice Storm – 5 days – CRC call data • 2006 Thunderstorms – 2 days – Brand X OMS 2008 Ice Storm 2008 Wind Storm (Hurricane Ike) – 5 days – DisSPatch • 2009 Wind Storm – 2 days – DisSPatch
  8. 8. Ike Storm vs. Ice Storm • Ike 2008 – Fully restored 5 days – 11,936 Meters • 14,884 with repeats – 258 Outages – 279,185 Cust-Hrs • 17.1 Hrs per meter served • 18.8 Hrs per meter affected – 3 Outside Crews Assisting • 2005 Ice Storm – Fully restored 5 days – 4,524 Meters • 9,878 with repeats – 124 Outages – 190,397 Cust-Hrs • 12.4 Hrs per meter served • 19.3 Hrs per meter affected – 4 Outside Crews Assisting
  9. 9. 2005 Ice Storm – Lines Damaged
  10. 10. Ike 2008
  11. 11. DisSPatch Performance • Advantages – Three main reasons for substantial investment • “Verified Closed” • Graphic and Web displays – AVL!!! • Partial Restores • Wish List – – – – Additional Statuses for Bird Dogs Trouble Tickets (Non-Outage) Outage Display Filter Crew Display Filter
  12. 12. Dialogue

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