MEI provides mapping services utilizing Global Positioning System (GPS) Field Data Collection to electric cooperatives and municipalities. Mapping Services vary from providing direction and advice to providing a complete electric mapping system. Services vary from helping the client with the setup and integration process of starting an electronic mapping system, to actually performing a complete field data inventory of the electric system and producing an electric system model containing true electric connectivity that includes a “parent-child” relationship with all equipment (capacitors, fuses, regulators, switches, etc.), primary line, transformers, and consumers. The system model then allows for engineering analysis on the current mapping system. A full inventory can be performed on all facilities (poles, meters, transformers, capacitors, fuses, reclosers, regulators, switches, etc.) including all pole framing assembly units. All of the Poles’ birthmarks which include the height, class, and year of the pole, right-of-way clearing data, foreign (telephone, cable, and communications) contacts, and all street and security light poles can be collected. By collecting this data it will serve as an asset to all departments (i.e. mapping, engineering, operations, construction, planning, accounting, marketing, and management) and will aid in the upkeep and maintenance of the system.
- Global Positioning System (GPS) Field Data Collection
- Complete Facility Inventory
- Translation/Conversion of GPS Data to Mapping System
- Mapping System Setup/Integration,
- Custom Symbol Design,
- Accurate Data Mapping utilizing WindMil and WindMilMap by Milsoft Utility Solutions and ESRI and AutoCAD Map 3D (Autodesk, Inc.)