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RE-marks Newsletter

Volume 19, Issue 3
Jul-Aug-Sep, 2018


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Editor’s Note: This article is adapted from an original post by our founder, Dean B. Wisecarver, back in the October 2000 edition of RE-marks. I thought it was worth lightly editing and revisiting.

Voltage claims, also referred to as fluctuation claims, appliance claims, or electrical damage claims, are perhaps the most common type of claims utilities experience. They are frequent, and although often modest in cost, they can take up a great amount of time and effort to handle.



The purpose of this newsletter is to share ideas, management concepts, and information which may be of interest to rural electric utilities companies. The ideas and concepts contained in the articles come from various sources and authors and are, therefore, individual opinions and/or conclusions, and should be viewed by the reader as such. Any information provided by the editors and companies responsible for this newsletter is believed to be accurate at the time of publication. The editors, contributors, and companies who collaborate to produce this newsletter assume no liability or other responsibility for the accuracy of the information or the results (or lack of results) which may be experienced by the readers in applying or using any ideas or opinions contained in this newsletter.  

RE·marks is published as a service from Hurtado & Associates to its policyholders. The editor is R. Bruce Wright, President of Synebar Solutions, Inc. Any questions or comments may be directed to the editor at 281 Bazan Loop, Corrales, NM 87048, or by calling (614) 578-4225. If you prefer, you may comment via e-mail at