Getting the Meter to the Customer
The Meter Department of the Ohio Power Co. in Canton, Ohio, transports meters in trays constructed to contain either four single-phase or two polyphase meters. Three of these trays, which are removable, fit in to the back of a Ford roadster, making the meters easily accessible to the operator.
The Electric Utility Industry as Seen by the Artist
The Dover, N.J., Art Association exhibit holds a competition for paintings of the New Jersey Power & Light Co. as the first part of a series depicting the industry around Dover. More than 55 paintings are entered in the competition and are seen by more than 1,100 visitors.
A utility based in South Carolina uses GIS capabilities to reserve hotel rooms automatically for its utility crews during hurricane season. Area hotels are mapped into the GIS system based on their latitude and longitude coordinates and, when the surrounding climate meets severe weather criteria, the system automatically reserves a predetermined number of hotel rooms located just outside the eye of the storm.
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