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Contactor Newsletter

Contactor Newsletter

The Contactor newsletter is used to communicate to contractors we do business with on a daily basis. Newsletters are sent out intermittently when a pertinent change is made to the metering specifications manual or other practices and procedures. 

Newsletter Issues

July 2017 Issue - Distributed Energy Resources

June 2017 Issue - Transformer Fault Currents

November 2016 Issue - Ducted Services

March 2015 Issue - Underground Residential Services: Builder Installed Duct

September 2014 Issue - Customer Generation

June 2014 Issue - Underground Temporary Services

November 2013 Issue - Builder Installed Service Duct

September 2013 Issue – Builder Installed Service Duct Postponed

June 2013 Issue – Builder Installed Service Duct

May 2013 Issue – Meter Manual Updates

February 2013 Issue – Metro area electric service designer (ESD) territory changes

January 2013 Issue - Farm Meter Assembly

August 2012 Issue - Meter Manual updates; generation installation guidelines; transformer slab details; lever bypass

August 2011 Issue - House service pre-connect policy

June 2011 Issue - Flood disconnect policy; new electrical service designer territory maps

April 2011 Issue - New underground dip rates

December 2010 Issue - 200-amp underground meter socket specifications; underground temporary service posts

September 2009 Issue - Meter socket slip joint riser installations; new meter specification formats

April 2009 Issue - New guidelines: underground dips; new meter specifications manuals; lighting incentive pilot program

June 2008 Issue - Underground dips; temporary poles; lever bypass; all equipment on transformer (AEOT)

May 2007 Issue - Territory maps; new residential underground dip process

January 2007 Issue - Gaining access for measuring cable lengths; bypass lever

October 2006 Issue - OPPD no longer supplies Sealtight/liquidtight assemblies for underground temporary services

April 2006 Issue - OPPD will enforce Section 4.08, meter locations of the Meter Specification Manual

March 2006 Issue - OPPD no longer supplies meter sockets and slip-joint risers

Meter Specification Manual


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