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Electrical Operating Guidelines

The guidelines are based on over 40 years of electrical operating experience in generating stations. They represent a procedural effort to improve the availability of generating stations and large industrial facilities and reduce hazards to plant personnel. Some of the text was developed following operating errors in stations and some to try to mitigate outages or equipment failures reported by the industry. However, there are a number of areas where the guidelines may need to be revised or upgraded by a generating station to meet their particular requirements. Some of these areas are presented below:

•  The guidelines are general in nature and manufacturers’ recommendations for their equipment have precedence ...

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