Inactive-Reserved Standard

IEEE 1651-2010

IEEE Guide for Reducing Bird-Related Outages

Methods, techniques, and designs to mitigate bird-related power interruptions and equipment damage resulting from avian interactions with electric facilities are covered in this document. This document addresses electrocutions, collisions, nesting problems, and outages caused by fecal contamination and fecal streamers. The topics include bird impacts to transmission lines, distribution lines, and substations. Woodpecker issues are also addressed. It is believed that resolving these issues will improve system reliability and minimize revenue losses.

Sponsor Committee
PE/T&D - Transmission and Distribution
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Status
Inactive-Reserved Standard
PAR Approval
2007-12-05
Board Approval
2010-09-30
History
ANSI Approved:
2011-06-07
Published:
2011-02-22
Inactivated Date:
2021-03-25

Working Group Details

Society
IEEE Power and Energy Society
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Sponsor Committee
PE/T&D - Transmission and Distribution
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Working Group
Insulators-1651_WG - Task Force for Bird Related Outages
IEEE Program Manager
Michael Kipness
Contact
Working Group Chair
Rajeswari Sundararajan
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