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A system for determining service outages and restorations includes an outage management server (OMS) that generates reports of outages and restoration information for metering endpoints. The outages may be caused by faults at various locations in the distribution network. The metering endpoint may include a transmitter having a battery backup that transmits the outage information upon a failure to detect a voltage at the endpoint. The transmission of the information may be filtered based on configurable criteria. The metering endpoints may also inform the OMS when power is restored.

Title
Using a fixed network wireless data collection system to improve utility responsiveness to power outages
Application Number
11/236479
Publication Number
7308370 (B2)
Application Date
September 27, 2005
Publication Date
December 11, 2007
Inventor
Kenneth C Shuey
Zebulon
NC, US
Andrew J Borleske
Garner
NC, US
Robert T Mason Jr
Raleigh
NC, US
Agent
Woodcock Washburn
Assignee
Elster Electricity
NC, US
IPC
G01R 31/00
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