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Electric Incidents Overview

 

Total Number of Reported Incidents

The table below shows total of the number of reported electric incidents by each utility per year (through February 2013).

Utility

2007

2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 (FEB)

2014

Total
Mountain Utilities

0

0

0

2

0

0

0

N/A

2

PG&E

84

43

49

58

77

103

6

N/A

420

PP&L

0

1

1

1

0

0

1

N/A

3

SCE

28

27

38

24

38

46

8

N/A

209

SDG&E

25

14

5

7

12

16

4

N/A

83

Yearly Total

137

85

93

92

127

165

19

N/A

717

 

Total Number of fatalities per utility

The table below shows total number of fatalities that resulted from reported electric incidents for each utility (through February 2013).

Utility 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 (Feb) 2014 Total
Mountain Utilities

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

N/A

0

PG&E

5

5

4

7

4

4

1

N/A

30

PP&L

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

N/A

0

SCE

4

2

3

4

8

7

2

N/A

30

SDG&E

4

2

1

0

0

3

1

N/A

1

Overall

13

9

8

11

12

14

4

N/A

71

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Injuries per utility

The table below shows total number of injuries that resulted from reported electric incidents for each utility (through February 2013).

Utility 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 (Feb) 2014 Total
Mountain Utilities

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

N/A

0

PG&E

9

12

9

6

11

13

1

N/A

61

PP&L

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

N/A

1

SCE

11

15

21

15

16

17

2

N/A

97

SDG&E

5

5

1

0

3

6

1

N/A

21

Overall

25

33

31

21

30

36

4

N/A

180

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total Number of Electric Incidents by Cause

The table below shows the total number of electric incidents by cause reported by utilities each year (through February 2013). 

All Utilities 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 (FEB) 2014 Total

Other

53

29

25

37

47

71

4

N/A

266

Equipment/Line failure

30

13

32

20

38

30

6

N/A

169

Vehicle

14

8

10

10

12

20

3

N/A

77

Utility Work

11

14

16

6

11

10

2

N/A

70

Vegetation

10

11

6

9

6

9

3

N/A

54

Natural Cause

8

3

2

6

9

16

1

N/A

45

Excavation

11

7

2

4

4

9

0

N/A

37

 

 

  

Last Modified: 3/25/2013


 
 
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