System Operator's Quiz - Fall 2016

System Operator's Quiz - Fall 2016

Which of the follow system reliability indices reflect the average number of interruptions per customer?

  • SAIDI
  • SAIFI
  • CAIDI
  • None of the above
Select the correct answer.

Which of the following would correctly calculate SAIDI?

  • Consumer minutes / Customers interrupted
  • (Restoration time, minutes x Total number of customers interrupted) / Total number of customers served
  • Total number of customers interrupted / Total number of members served
  • None of the above
Select the correct answer.

Which of the following represent our SAIDI goals for 2016?

  • 70 (Stretch), 85 (Target), 100 (Base)
  • 65 (Stretch), 80 (Target), 90 (Base)
  • 70 (Stretch), 80 (Target), 90 (Base)
  • 75 (Stretch), 85 (Target), 95 (Base)
  • None of the above
Select the correct answer.

On the Blue Ridge Electric System, what is the overhead distribution line voltage?

  • 7.2kv
  • 14.2kv
  • 44kv
  • 100kv
Select the correct answer.

Which of the following residential voltages are considered acceptable?

  • 119
  • 136
  • 122
  • 109
  • None of the above
Select all that apply.

What is the right of way cycle for Blue Ridge Electric?

  • 2 years
  • 4 years
  • 6 years
  • 8 years
  • None of the above
Select the correct answer.

What is the width of Blue Ridge Electric's overhead distribution right of way?

  • 15ft
  • 20ft
  • 30ft
  • 50ft
  • None of the above
Select the correct answer.

Is it ever the System Operator's responsibility to change the ETOR?

  • Yes
  • No
Select the correct answer.

Can a System Operator ping multiple meters downstream from a protective device by clicking on the device and selecting "AMI Ping"?

  • Yes
  • No
Select the correct answer.

Which of the following substations still have high side fuses?

  • Obids
  • Blowing Rock
  • Boone Station
  • Sprague (United Chemi-Con)
  • Ellis
  • None of the above
Select all that apply.

If the Watauga Black 230kv and the WJ #1 lines goes out, which of the following substations will be out?

  • West Jefferson
  • Beaver Creek
  • Horse Gap
  • Obids
  • All the above
  • None of the above
Select all that apply.

If the Watauga River line goes out, which of the following substations will be out?

  • Bamboo
  • New River #3
  • New River #2
  • Hound Ears
  • New River #5
  • Watauga River
Select all that apply.

If the Deep Gap 100kv Line goes out, which of the following substations do you have out?

  • New River #4
  • Aho
  • Bamboo
  • New River #5
  • Boone Station
  • New River #1
Select all that apply.

Which of the following circuits serve a Blue Ridge Electric Office?

  • 122
  • 213
  • 283
  • 405
  • 513
  • 531
Select all that apply.

If a substation technician calls in from a substation and advises they will be bypassing a breaker to perform maintenance, what type of order would you issue the technician?

  • Clearance Order
  • Caution Order
  • Location Order
  • None of the above
Select the correct answer.

If a field technician calls in and advises they will be bypassing a line breaker to perform maintenance, what type of order would you issue the technician?

  • Clearance
  • Caution
  • Location
  • None of the above
Select the correct answer.

Which of the following transmission lines come directly out of West Jefferson substation?

  • Deep Gap
  • Sprague
  • Beaver Creek
  • Creston
  • None of the above
  • All of the above
Select all that apply.

Which of the following substations have Scada controlled MOABs?

  • Aho
  • Deep Gap
  • Shatley Springs
  • Obids
  • Bamboo
  • None of the above
Select all that apply.

Is the follow statement true or false: "When a member calls in to make an Energies payment, our first option should always include confirming the member's account number and then posting the payment in ATS."

  • True
  • False
Select the correct answer.

If a transmission outage occurs what is the first thing a System Operator should do?

  • Call Renee
  • Obtain Distance to Fault Targets from Horse Gap
  • Call Duke TCC to obtain targets from Antioch
  • Page All Linemen
  • Open Affected Substations on Cadops
  • None of the above
Select the correct answer.