Wednesday, November 24, 2010

NES to launch new outage map for customers

STAFF REPORTS • November 24, 2010 Nashville Electric Service will soon unveil a new and improved interactive tool using Google’s mapping technology to track power outages. The outage map will be available at The map offers a view of outages across the NES system, pop up boxes for additional details, and a drill down capability to identify streets without power. The map is updated every 15 minutes. The outage map uses color-coded icons to indicate the number and location of customers without power in the NES service area. Here is some advice to best use the tool: *Click on the icon for information about the outage. *The map view can be customized by selecting the Satellite, Hybrid or Terrain options. *Click “+” to zoom in, click “–” to zoom out. *Use the arrows (upper left of map) to navigate up, down, left, or right.

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