Overall Survey Results:


CTC Global ACCC Conductor Survey


1How familiar are you with ACCC conductor?  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Very Familiar
   
110 46.2%
Somewhat Familiar
   
106 44.5%
Vaguely Familiar
   
19 7.9%
No Responses
   
31.2%
 Totals238100%
2Have you used or considered ACCC conductor?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
I have used ACCC
   
54 22.6%
I have designed a line with ACCC
   
28 11.7%
I have considered ACCC
   
94 39.4%
I currently don't have any experience with ACCC
   
57 23.9%
No Responses
   
52.1%
 Totals238100%
3Have You considered other High-Capacity, Low-Sag conductors? 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
178 74.7%
No
   
54 22.6%
No Responses
   
62.5%
 Totals238100%
4If so, which ones?  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
ACSS
   
108 55.6%
ACSS HS-285
   
45 23.1%
ACCR
   
87 44.8%
Invar
   
45 23.1%
Gap
   
36 18.5%
Other
   
22 11.3%
 Totals194100%
5What are the primary reasons why you would use ACCC conductor? 
 
 1 = Highly Important , 2 = Somewhat Important , 3 = Moderly Important , 4 = Not Very Important , 5 = Not Important
Answer
12345
Number of
  Responses
Rating
Score*
To increase capacity for load growth
   
228 1.5
To increase capacity for emergency conditions
   
213 1.9
To reduce line sag
   
222 1.5
To improve line reliability
   
207 2.1
To reduce line losses
   
209 2.2
To accommodate very long spans
   
210 2.2
*The Rating Score is the weighted average calculated by dividing the sum of all weighted ratings by the number of total responses.
6How would you rate ACCC conductor?
 
 1 = Excellent , 2 = Very Good , 3 = Average , 4 = Not Very Good , 5 = Lousy
Answer
12345
Number of
  Responses
Rating
Score*
Capacity compared to ACSR
   
213 1.6
High temperature sag performance
   
219 1.6
Ice load sag performance
   
195 2.3
Resistance to cyclic load fatigue
   
199 2.2
Resistance to environmental degradation
   
201 2.2
Efficiency compared to other conductors under equal load conditions
   
208 2.0
*The Rating Score is the weighted average calculated by dividing the sum of all weighted ratings by the number of total responses.
7Are you aware of the 'ULS' ACCC option for improved resistance to heavy ice and for long span applications?  
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
76 31.9%
No
   
152 63.8%
No Responses
   
104.2%
 Totals238100%
8Would you be interested in ACCC conductor that was delivered with an alloy that was not pre annealed? 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
113 47.4%
No
   
96 40.3%
No Responses
   
2912.1%
 Totals238100%
9Would you consider the use of ACCC conductor if it reduced up-front capital costs on new lines by reducing structural costs? 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
198 83.1%
No
   
26 10.9%
No Responses
   
145.8%
 Totals238100%
10How many ACCC installations do you believe have been completed so far?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
50 to 100
   
41 17.2%
100 to 150
   
26 10.9%
150 to 200
   
18 7.5%
200 to 250
   
16 6.7%
250 to 300
   
22 9.2%
300 to 350
   
21 8.8%
350 to 400
   
14 5.8%
Over 400
   
52 21.8%
No Responses
   
2811.7%
 Totals238100%
11Are you aware of any ACCC line failures? 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
89 37.3%
No
   
143 60.0%
No Responses
   
62.5%
 Totals238100%
12If so, what do you believe the root cause was? 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Improper Installation Technique
   
87 66.9%
Pulling Equipment Failure
   
28 21.5%
Product Quality
   
21 16.1%
Storm Damage
   
17 13.0%
Fire
   
10 7.6%
Other
   
19 14.6%
 Totals130100%
13Where have you learned about ACCC conductor? 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
IEEE / Cigre / Technical Conferences
   
93 36.7%
Trade Shows
   
41 16.2%
Advertisements
   
43 16.9%
CTC Global's Website
   
105 41.5%
CTC Global's Sales Staff
   
83 32.8%
Competitor's Sales Staff
   
12 4.7%
Magazine Articles
   
72 28.4%
CTC Global's Monthly Newsletter
   
69 27.2%
Co-Workers
   
31 12.2%
CTC Global's Engineering Manual
   
48 18.9%
Training Videos
   
14 5.5%
Live Tutorials
   
14 5.5%
Webinars
   
10 3.9%
Other
   
31 12.2%
 Totals253100%
14Did you know that the ACCC conductor is manufactured in association with twenty ISO 9001:2008 certified conductor manufacturing partners worldwide?  
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
103 43.2%
No
   
128 53.7%
No Responses
   
72.9%
 Totals238100%
15Did you know that the price of ACCC has decreased by more than 40% since it was first commercialized in 2005? 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
56 23.5%
No
   
177 74.3%
No Responses
   
52.1%
 Totals238100%
16Did you know that ACCC is now available in more than 60 sizes? 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
94 39.4%
No
   
138 57.9%
No Responses
   
62.5%
 Totals238100%
17Did you know that ACCC dead-ends, splices and other hardware components are now available from numerous manufacturers? 
 
Answer
0%100%
Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
102 42.8%
No
   
132 55.4%
No Responses
   
41.6%
 Totals238100%
18We would greatly appreciate any additional feedback you care to provide.
 
 Number of
Responses
  83
19Required Please share your general location with us so we can be of better service
 
AnswerNumber of
Responses
State/Province
(US/Canada)
238
Country 238

   
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