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Electrical Policies & Statistics

Download a Printable PDF of the Electric Department Policies (Updated January 27, 2014)

 Watertown Power Supply Resources 2016

Electric Statistics

 Customer Class  Number of Meters
Residential 10,295
Commercial 2,008
Industrial 426
Total Number of Meters 12,729

 

Location Voltage Capacity Size Year Purchased
East Substation 115 / 12.5 kV 28 megawatts (MW) 1983
Uptown Substation #1 115 / 12.5 kV 28 megawatts (MW) 2015
Uptown Substation #2 115 / 12.5 kV 28 megawatts (MW) 2000
Pelican Substation #1
Peilcan Substation #2
115 / 12.5 kV
115/  12.5kV
28 megawatts (MW)
28 megawatts (MW)
1972
2015
West Substation 115 / 12.5 kV 28 megawatts (MW) 2002
Total Capacity on 12.5 kV System 168 megawatts (MW)

Unit and MVA Transformers

Location Voltage Capacity Size Year Purchased
Nelson Unit Substation 12.5 / 4.16 kV 4.2 megawatts (MW) 1965
Uptown Unit Substation 12.5 / 4.16 kV 2.5 megawatts (MW) 1971
Total Capacity on 4.16 kV System 6.7 megawatts (MW)

Primary Circuit Lines

Voltage Installation Method Mileage
Three Phase 12.5 kV Overhead 89.58 Miles
Three Phase 12.5 kV Underground 124.63 Miles
SubTotal 214.21 Miles
Three Phase 4.16 kV Overhead 0.62 Miles
Three Phase 4.16 kV Underground 2.27 Miles
SubTotal 2.89 Miles
Total Three Phase Overhead 90.20 Miles
Total Three Phase Underground 126.90 Miles
Total Three Phase 217.10 Miles
Single Phase 7.2 kV Overhead 14.30 Miles
Single Phase 7.2 kV Underground 105.08 Miles
SubTotal 119.38 Miles
Total Single Phase Overhead 14.30 Miles
Total Single Phase Underground 105.08 Miles
Total Single Phase 119.38 Miles
Grand Total of Circuits 336.48 Miles