Information and Statistics

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21 Νοε 2013 (πριν από 3 χρόνια και 27 μέρες)

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Statistics

Average Lineman Salary per hour

$26.86

Cause of Outages



70 percent weather related



11 percent animals contacting wires



11 percent unknown



4 percent auto accidents



4 percent human error


Average time of outage

Mid
-
Atlantic
-
214 minutes per
year excluding
severe weather.




Average cost per mile of underground lines

$5 million

in our area

Total US high
-
voltage lines

157,000 miles

Tree trimming

Trees that are close to power lines are maintained on a four or five year
cycle, depending on th
e line voltage.

Number of people affected daily by power outages

At least 500,000

Number of US electricity customers

14.275.635

Yearly cost of US outages

At least $119 billion



Derecho Statistics according to
BGE

Outages from June 29, 2012 storm

748,000

Additional thunderstorm outages

100,000

Amount of out of state workers brought in

1,900

BGE workers
working around the clock

4,700 field and support

BGE Overhead circuit line miles

9,406


Sources:

Consador, Kat. "The Salary of Power Lineman Jobs."
EHow
. Demand Media, 21 Oct. 2010. Web. 17 July
2012. <http://www.ehow.com/about_7376259
_salary
-
power
-
lineman
-
jobs.html>.

Patterson, Thom. "US Electricity Blackouts Skyrocketing."
CNN
. Cable News Network, 15 Oct. 2010. Web.
17 July 2012. <http://www.cnn.com/2010/TECH/innovation/08/09/smart.grid/index.html>.

"Tree & Vegetation Management."
Com
mon Questions
. BGE, n.d. Web. 17 July 2012.
<http://www.bge.com/customerservice/servicerequests/treetrimming/pages/common
-
questions.aspx>.

"What Causes Outages?"
What Causes Outages?

BGE, n.d. Web. 17 July 2012.
<
http://www.bge.com/customerservice/stormsoutages/pages/what
-
causes
-
outages.aspx>.