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

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

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Summary

Chapter Two of AEP's An Anatomy of an Electric System  explains the role of tranmission lines and details basic safety precautions around transmission lines and substations.

Click here to view Chapter Three: Anatomy of a Distribution System

 
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 - 10:00am