Wild Fire Mitigation Planning
Brian Long, PE, Rotational Position Asset Management, Xcel Energy
This presentation will focus on items to consider with respect to preparing for potential issues dealing with Wild Fire Risk on the Transmission Systems.  Topics discussed will include Learnings from Bench marking with other utilities,  Wild fire Risk Area Determination, High Priority Defect  Mitigation, System Inspections,  Winds Strength review of exiting circuits, Aging Infrastructure and System Hardening Considerations.