Okanagan 5 Year Load Allocation Study
5 Year Load Allocation Study
Short Term Planning
- North and South Okanagan
North Okanagan and South Okanagan 5 Year Load Allocation Study 2012-2016:
The utility required a study to determine whether feeders in the FortisBC North Okanagan and South Okanagan service territories will be able to handle the forecasted growth of over the 5 year period. Primary used CYMDIST to analyze the 82 feeders. Failures were investigated and optimal solutions were recommended. Scopes and level 5 estimates were created for each solution. Solutions ranged from normal open reconfiguration to installing voltage regulators to conductor upgrades and extensions.