Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power: Anatomy of a Distribution System

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Electrical Public Safety at American Electric Power: Anatomy of a Distribution System

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Summary

Anatomy of a Distribution System is Chapter Three in the Anatomy of an Electric System video series. This chapter discusses how electricity is routed to your residence or business, explains the equipment on an electric distribution pole and related safety hazards, including what to do if an electric line falls on your vehicle.

Click here to view Chapter Four: Electricity and Your Home or Business

 

About AEP - American Electric Power
AEP ranks among the nation's largest generators of electricity, owning nearly 38,000 megawatts of generating capacity in the U.S.  AEP also owns the nation's largest electricity transmission system, a nearly 39,000-mile network that includes more 765 kilovolt extra-high voltage transmission lines than all other U.S. transmission systems combined.
 
AEP's utility units operate as AEP Ohio, AEP Texas, Appalachian Power (in Virginia, West Virginia), AEP Appalachian Power (in Tennessee), Indiana Michigan Power, Kentucky Power, Public Service of Oklahoma, and Southwestern Electric Power Company (in Arkansas, Louisiana and east Texas).

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Thursday, July 14, 2011 - 3:00pm