Optimize Grid Extension Distribution Pole Layout


The purpose of this tool is to optimize the placement of grid extension distribution poles.

  • Connect as many service drop poles as possible.
  • Minimize the number of distribution poles.
  • Do not place poles in buildings.
  • Do not place poles in pole obstacles.
  • Do not place lines across buildings.
  • Do not place lines across line obstacles.
  • Place poles along roads if it is more cost effective to do so.

Tool Arguments

  • Service Drop Poles
  • Road Lines where Poles should be placed
  • Obstacles where Poles cannot be placed
  • Obstacles where Lines cannot be placed

Result Properties

  • Distribution Pole Points
  • Distribution Lines