Dual Use Streetlight/Communication Poles: Developing Technical Requirements, Working with Cellular Companies, Deploying Dual Use Poles and Lessons Learned
Travis Johnson, Manager, Electric Distribution Standards, Xcel Energy
This presentation will review the standards development process for “dual use poles.” Dual use poles allow for third-party-owned communication equipment, metering equipment and traditional streetlight poles to be co-located on the same structure. The speaker will provide details about early deployment success, pictures and lessons learned.