Faulted service indicators reduce restoration time

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Equipment eliminates time wasted when finding a fault in need of repair

What are they? Faulted indicators are devices that can detect a fault in the electrical system.

What does it do? The device samples load current and sets a trip point. They provide visual cues to help line crews find an isolate the problem.

Where are they? FSI’s can be found on overhead power lines in certain areas of the service territory, in underground ???

What are the benefits? FSI’s are one of the most cost-efficient ways a utility can improve reliability and cut down on customer outage times.

Jason Kuiper

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Jason Kuiper joined OPPD as a communications specialist in 2015. He formerly worked as a staff writer and reporter at the Omaha World-Herald.

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