Dominion Power Emergency Preparedness

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Fred Parry (Dominion Virginia Power) at the Intelligent Transportation Society of Va Technical Session (Mobility Lab 12/4/2012)

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  • 1. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERDominion Virginia Powers EmergencyPreparedness and Response StrategyFred Parry, CEM,PMPSr. Manager, Electric T&D Projects

2. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERDominion Safety Campaign 3. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERYEAR-ROUND PREPARATION AND PRACTICESpringWinterRestoration Training Planning Southeastern Electric ExchangeReviewMutual Aid ConferenceEmergencyPreparedness Center SummerFall Annual Storm Drill Hurricane SeasonDept. of Homeland SecurityVA Emergency ManagementEast Coast Catastrophic Exercise Preparedness Exercise 3 4. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERPLANNING AND PREPARATIONBEFORE THE STORM Annual Storm Drills: Dominion participation in VDEM drill Local Emergency Operation Center (EOC) participation in Dominions mid-year drill GIS access/training in advance of storm season Gives EOCs information about power outages Critical service facilities identification joint effort by local EOC and Dominion Virginia Power 5. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERCENTRALIZED EVENT AND COMMUNICATIONS COORDINATION FOR MAJOR STORMS Planning for Major Events, including: Storms Emergency National SecurityPreparedness Center Resource & Restoration Management3 RegionalOperations Centers Coordination with local and stateemergency management and34 Local Officesjurisdictional partners 5 6. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERPLANNING AND PREPARATIONBEFORE THE STORM Weather Forecast Updates Internal meteorologists monitor potential impact to Dominion Service Territory System Wide Conference Calls Allows teams in the different regions to coordinate preparation efforts Contact Suppliers Advanced procurement of equipment & materials Coordinate with Neighboring Utilities Evaluate need for mutual assistance 7. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERPlanning and Preparation Activate Emergency Preparedness Center in Richmond Activate Regional Storm Centers Local offices Staff Up Stock Up Prepare for Deployment 8. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER Local Office Storm Role Template Restoration Manager Resource Manager Operations Patrol Manager PackagingLogistics ManagerSupervisor ManagerResourceResourcePatrol Analyst Packaging Analyst Logistics SupportSupport SupportOperations AnalystPatrol SupportPackagingForesterOperations Support SupportTree CrewsPoint(Field) Manager(s)Patrollers(Field) 9. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER DURING THE STORM Dominion presence at Virginia EOC Coordinate with VDOT and partner utilities and service providers,such as cable and telephone Municipal EOC conference calls and visits Restoration information and status updates from Dominionrepresentatives Jurisdiction outage numbers &interactive outage map on 9 10. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERRESTORATION AND RECOVERY STRATEGY10 11. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERWORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO RESTORE POWER90% Work PackagesSafety Meeting &10% Delivered to CrewsWork Package Review Physical Repairs &Print & Package Job Completion AssemblyCommitment toRestoration Times for Work Scheduling CustomersPatrol Future Work Review and Customer Update (ETR)Work Packaging Assignment Work Type Assessment & Define Resources Available11 12. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER RESTORATION PRIORITY GIVEN TO CRITICAL PUBLIC SAFETY & HEALTH FACILITIESHigh PublicCustomer Category Critical ProfileInterest Assigned Large Industrial Fuel DistributionLarge Industrial & Commercial Transmission / Primary deliveryand Commercial AccountsTerminialsRehab Centers, NursingLarge MedicalHospitalsHomes, Critical CentersAssisted LivingHomeland Security, Federal & Large Military Bases and Posts,Assigned Large Govt AccountsMilitary CIA, PentagonState and Local GovernmentSCC, Capitol BuildingPrisons Municipal ComplexesFire, Police, RescuePublic Safety Emergency Ops Centers, 911Emergency Shelters SquadsWater Treatment / PumpMajor Water Treatment/Supply,Water/Sewage Pumps, City Well PumpsStationsSewage Treatment Central Telecommunications Cell Towers, Major TV/ Radio Stations,TelecommunicationsTransmitter Sites Neighborhood Switching Facilities Stations Drawbridge, RailroadTransportationTunnels, WMATA, Major Airports CrossingsLarge Universities andPrimary, SecondaryEducationalCollegesSchools 12 13. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER HELP WHEN YOU NEED IT MOST SOUTHEASTERN ELECTRIC EXCHANGE Critical partnership with 20member utilities Membership ensures that helpis there when we need it13 14. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER HELPING CUSTOMERS STAY UP-TO-DATE 24/7 Customer Care 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357) Manage Your Account restorationstatus updates Dominion Storm Center storm prep tips,restoration progress reports,photos News releases and local mediaupdates Facebook and Twitter14 15. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWEROur boots dont come off until your lights are back on.Report Outages at : 1-866-DOM-HELP (1-866-366-4357) 16. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWERDominion Safety Campaign 17. DOMINION VIRGINIA POWER


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