T&D Inspection

When it comes to system reviews and inspections, utility companies have a range of options, some of which are preferable over others. Each company must work within the confines established by its own resources; however, every firm should strive to meet at least minimum inspection levels on a periodic basis.

Inspection Options

  • MINIMUM
    • Evaluation of all known issues.
    • Achieves reduction in direct costs, expenses, or risk exposure.
  • GOOD
    • Defined or limited inspection and evaluation of known or suspected issues.
    • Recommendations for improvement of the evaluated issues.
    • Achieves reduction in direct costs, expenses, or risk exposure.
    • Achieves additional benefits from system improvements.
  • BEST
    • Complete system inspection and review of operations.
    • Includes inspection and evaluation of known or suspected issues.
    • Includes recommendations for improvement of the evaluated issues.
    • Achieves reduction in direct costs, expenses, or risk exposure.
    • Achieves additional benefits from system improvements.
    • Additional advantage: Total system recommendations for improvement (clearances, reliability, reduced liability exposure). Most accurate budgeting (with System Modeling).