About outage planning

Outage planning is managed by the Grid Asset Operations Outage Planning & Co-ordination Team. 

We focus on the following areas:

  • managing operational risk
    • providing information in a timely manner
    • identifying, analysing, mitigating and managing risk
    • maintaining outage impact information
  • producing a two-year Outage Plan
    • collaborating with Works Planning and other stakeholders to ensure a two-year rolling Outage Plan is developed, published and agreed
  • co-ordinating outages effectively
    • maximising asset availability while minimising impacts on customers
    • gaining agreement to plan variations
  • assuring outages are optimised by collaborating with Delivery Planning and integrating with other stakeholders
  • optimising outages
    • assessing, scheduling and agreement of outage requirements
    • taking ownership of the end-to-end outage process
  • planning grid access
    • liaising with stakeholders (Maintenance, Projects, service providers, System Operator and customers)
    • distributing operational switching and access requirements in a timely manner.

Contact us

If you have any questions or feedback on Outage Publication, please contact Andrew Twaddle, Works Co-ordination Manager.

Email Andrew

Downloads

Annual Plan 2016-2017 [ xlsx 106.37 KB ]
Annual Plan 2015-2016 [ xlsx 91.41 KB ]
Annual Plan 2014-2015 [ xlsx 102.86 KB ]
Annual Plan 2013-2014 [ xls 135.5 KB ]
Annual Plan 2012-2013 [ xls 166.29 KB ]
Annual Plan 2011-2012 [ xls 505.5 KB ]
Annual Plan 2010-2011 [ xls 430.5 KB ]
Annual Plan 2009-2010 [ xls 574 KB ]