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About CONVEX

The Connecticut Valley Electric Exchange (CONVEX) operates the electric transmission system in Connecticut and western Massachusetts, serving more than 1.7 million people. CONVEX provides safe and reliable electricity to help boost the economy and quality of life for this thriving region's residential and business customers.

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* Please note that all data is preliminary and is subject to change.

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GLOSSARY

  • Power Watch
    Advisories to be announced when conditions are such that further steps to manage capacity could affect the public.
  • Load Shedding
    An almost instantaneous cutting of power to customers because demand for electricity has outstripped supply.
  • Voltage Reduction
    If, after other steps to manage capacity have been taken and the demand for electricity continues to exceed generating capacity, the electric utility can reduce voltage by five percent. This reduction essentially stretches out the available supply of electricity to all customers. It is rarely noticed by customers but may affect sensitive electronic equipment.

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FAQs

  • Q: To whom does all of this apply?

    The above applies to Field Personnel for any operating company within the CONVEX Service Area, Generation Personnel for any unit/station connected to the CONVEX Transmission System and any Regional Dispatch Personnel within the CONVEX Service Area.

     

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