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1 Impacts of Super Storm Sandy Consolidated Edison of NY, Inc. Steam Operations 1

2 Michael Brown East River Station Robert Boyle Steam Distribution Edward Conway 59 th Street Station Gary Hugo 74 th Street Complex Christina Ho Operations Planning 2

3 Agenda Overview Storm Facts System Preparation Steam Impacts Next Steps 3

4 Con Edison Overview Con Edison provides Electricity: southern 2/3 of Westchester and all of NYC except the Rockaway Peninsula Natural Gas: Bronx, Manhattan, and portions of Queens as well as the majority of Westchester Steam: from the southern tip of Manhattan to 96 th St on the west side and 89 th St on the east side Steam has a total of approximately 1,700 customers Over 100 miles of steam mains Average guaranteed pressure of 125 psig 4

5 Con Edison Steam System Station Capacity (Mlbs/hr) Percentage (%) 59 th Street 1,380 12% 60 th Street 720 6% 74 th Street 2,000 17% Brooklyn Navy Yard 920 8% East River 5,830 51% Ravenswood 750 6% TOTAL 11, % 5

6 NYC Impact City Actions Evacuation was mandated for all Zone A residents Con Edison Steam Actions Took preemptive actions in flood prone areas Key: Zone A: Zone B: Zone C: Potential flooding from any hurricane Potential flooding from a Category 2+ hurricane Potential flooding from a Category 3-4 hurricane hitting just south of NYC 6

7 System Preparation 7

8 Preparatory Actions Began protecting flood prone equipment, backfilling and paving excavations, developed 24/7 staffing Began contacting customers regarding possible actions during the storm Shut down BNY and East River Station Units Brought other steam units online Emergency isolations for crane collapse and UN flooding Superstorm Sandy Began isolating steam customers in flood prone areas 8

9 Superstorm Sandy Statistics Largest Atlantic storm on record spanning nearly 1,000 miles Sustained winds of 64 mph at LaGuardia Airport Peak gusts of 90 mph on Staten Island Storm tide at the Battery 14.06' Topped record tide by nearly 3 9

10 Impact of Sandy - Manhattan Brooklyn Battery Tunnel 10

11 Impact of Sandy - Manhattan Battery Tunnel Entrance Battery Park Underpass - FDR 11

12 Con Edison Steam System Station Capacity (Mlbs/hr) Percentage (%) 59 th Street 1,380 12% 60 th Street 720 6% 74 th Street 2,000 17% Brooklyn Navy Yard 920 8% East River 5,830 51% Ravenswood 750 6% TOTAL 11,600 1, % 12% ~ 90% of Generating Capacity Unavailable 11 Electrical Networks Out 561 steam services affected in total 12

13 Impact of Sandy NY Harbor Closure New York Harbor closed for nearly 3 days due to debris Transport of fuel oil and gasoline hindered by closure Generating station fuel affected Fleet vehicles affected 13

14 Impact of Sandy 14 th Street Near East River 14

15 Impact of Sandy East River Station Dock 15

16 Impact of Sandy Basement 59 th Street Station 16

17 Impact of Sandy Pier th St Station 17

18 Impact of Sandy Flood Protection Before High Tide 18

19 Impact of Sandy Ravenswood Steam Station The Little Pump that Could 19

20 Impact of Sandy Equipment Damage 1 UPS 7 Compressed Air Systems 11 Breakers/Transformers 40 Valves 215 Instruments/Panels 302 Pump Motors 20

21 Field Obstacles 21

22 Restoration Logistics Corporate Emergency Response Center Restoration Prioritization Assistance from: Construction Services Engineering Gas Contractors Category Category 1 & 2 Flood Zones (pre-emptive) Isolated Customers 130 Below 14 th Street 236 Below 42 nd Street (no electric) 142 Load Curtailment 53 22

23 Restoring the Distribution System Average of 60 Supplemental Crews per day supporting pumping operations Millions of gallons pumped from over 1,000 structures SD crews completed 48 MSOs Approximately 30 miles of mains returned to service 23

24 Restoration of the Steam System Restoration process began 600 Enough generation restored to restore all customers All customers that can accept service restored 100% % 80% Customers Out of Service % 60% 50% 40% 30% Generation Available % 10% 0 10/27 10/28 10/29 10/30 10/31 11/1 11/2 11/3 11/4 11/5 11/6 11/7 11/8 11/9 11/10 0% 24

25 Steam Communications Prior to, During, and After the Storm Initiated customer communications campaign on October 26 to warn of the potential impact of the storm Approximately 20 updates sent during the storm to impacted customers Over 700 phone calls and s were sent and responded to by steam representatives 25

26 Restoring the Steam System W Hotel Financial District 26

27 Steam Impacts from Climate Change Potential For: Higher Seasonal Average Temperatures Changing profile for heating demand Increased Frequency and Severity of Storm Events Rising Sea Level Greater frequency and regularity of flooding of infrastructure 27

28 Estimated Financial Impact Steam $35 million for Restoration for Steam $165 million for Storm Hardening Sealing intake and discharge tunnels Compartmentalizing facilities Raising and installing moats Relocating equipment Installing flood pumps 28

29 Immediate Measure Seal Perimeter Before After 29 29

30 Immediate Measure Install Flood Gate Before After 30 30

31 Immediate Measure Upgrade Moat Wall Before After 31 31

32 Immediate Measure Compartmentalize Station Before After 32 32

33 Typical Sluice Gates Design 33 33

34 Summary Immediate and Long-Term Plan Evacuation and system de-energizing plans to be practical and safe New Design Flood Guidance/Values - protect equipment to higher elevations Immediate Measures implemented by June, 2013 Permanent Measures implemented by Consider all EH&S issues associated with Hardening Measures 34 34

35 This is just cool 35

36 Any Questions? 36

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