Key:substation

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Description
Specifies substation role in a utility network Edit this description in the wiki page. Edit this description in the data item.
Group: Infrastructure
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysmay be used on areasshould not be used on relations
Useful combination
Status: approvedPage for proposal

Wikidata

Substations often have particular roles in pipeline or power networks they're involved. This key provides values to make distinction among common roles and more particular ones that regard power or pipeline only.

Choice has been made in for power and for pipelines to use some roles in common. transmission, distribution and delivery are common terms in any public utility network. More details are given on each concerned value pages.

Common roles

These roles can independently be used with power=substation or pipeline=substation.

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Electrical dedicated substations

Electrical substations as part of power transmission and distribution network. Use it with power=substation tag.

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Pipeline dedicated substations

Pipeline substation refers to various pipeline facilities for compression, flow control (valves) etc. Use it with pipeline=substation tag.

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