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For marking and tagging facilities for the generation and distribution of electrical power. Edit or translate this description.
Group: Power
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesmay be used on waysmay be used on areasmay be used on relations
Documented values: 29
Status: approvedPage for proposal


This key is used to identify a wide range of facilities and features that relate to the generation and distribution of electrical power including power lines, power generation, pylons and sub-stations.
Power generation gives more details to map power generation means.
Power networks gives more details about mapping electricity paths.


For mapping electrical power plants, substations lines and associated infrastructure.

See below for common usage of the power tag:

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Here are the primary proposals that lead to current tagging model:

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