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Load Data

 

Definitions

Current Load:

This is the up to the minute load McLean Electric is currently serving.

Cutoff for control:

When current load reaches this point, McLean Electric will begin to control off peak loads.

Current Load Level:

This number will range from 0 to 16, at 0 McLean Electric is not controlling any off peak loads, as the level increases from 1-16 more services are taken off line and they stay off for longer periods of time.

WINTER

October 1 to May 1

                        Level                                                               Operation

1.   Irrigation & Coal Creek                             Control initiated based on total load including commercial pumping.

2. Grain Heat                                             

3. Large Water Heaters                                      (25% off, 75% on)                                  

4.   Small Water Heaters                                    (25% off, 75% on)

5. Irrigation

6.   Large Water Heaters

      (50% off, 50% on)

7. Non-Heat

8. Grain Heat

9. Air Conditioners

10.  Large Water Heaters  (75% off, 25% on)

11.  Large Water Heaters                               6 hour time limit with 2 hours of recovery (100% off) before re-entry.

12.  Small Water Heaters (50% off, 50% on)

13.  Generate

14.  Small Water Heaters  (75% off, 25% on)

15.  Grain Fans

16.  Generate,                                                 2 hour time limit with 2 hours of recovery Small Water Heaters before re-entry.       (100% off)

SUMMER

May 1 to October 1

                        Level                                                               Operation

1.   Irrigation & Coal Creek                             Control initiated based on total load including commercial pumping.

2. Grain Heat                                             

3. Large Water Heaters                                   (25% off, 75% on)                                  

4.   Small Water Heaters                                (25% off, 75% on)

5. Irrigation

6.   Large Water Heaters                                (50% off, 50% on)

7. Non-Heat

8. Grain Heat

9. Air Conditioners

10.  Large Water Heaters                               (75% off, 25% on)

11.  Large Water Heaters                               No Time Limit (75% off, 25% on)

12.  Small Water Heaters                              (50% off, 50% on)

13.  Generate

14.  Small Water Heaters

       (75% off, 25% on)

15.  Grain Fans

16.  Generate,                                                 2 hour time limit with 2 hours of recovery Small Water Heaters before re-entry.(75% off, 25% on)

 

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