2022 Power Outage Information

Approved date for scheduled power outage - Wednesday, September 14th, 2022

Contact Information:

Rick Tabor, Utilities Electrical Distribution Superintendent, UE Interm Co-Director 

CPFM Work Control Center  541-346-2319

  1. 0700 – Start Turbine – Purge.
  1. 0730 – Close turbine breaker to the grid.
  • Monitor turbine for 5 minutes.
  1. 0735 - Initiate Island Mode and stabilize generation.
  • Monitor power generation for load sharing.
  • While not anticipated, some buildings may briefly lose power when the switch occurs if a portion of the system does not perform as expected. 
  1. 0745 – De-energize Feeder 1.
  • Affected buildings will experience a power outage lasting approximately 1 hour.
  • During this time, Utilities and Energy staff will disconnect power in a vault for a switch replacement project and exchange the feeder breaker.
  • Crews will then ensure systems are successfully back online.
  1. 0900 – De-energize Feeder 10.
  • Swap feeder breaker with spares in SH.
  • Energize breaker after swap.
  • Restore buildings controls and access issues
  1. 1000 - De-energize Standby 2. (No effect to campus).
  • Swap feeder breaker with spares in SH.
  •  Energize breaker after swap.
  1. 1100 – Continue to operate in Island mode for 1 hour.
  • Gather data with island power generation with new TES tank.
  1. 1200 – Initiate Normal power configuration.
  1. 1300 - De-brief.



 

 

 

 

 

 

FEEDER 1

FEEDER 10