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 improvments.

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 improvments.
  • Additional advantage: total system recommendations for improvement (clearances, reliability, reduced liability exposure). Most accurate budgeting (with System Modeling).