[Tagging] Tagging suggestions for electricity

François Lacombe fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com
Thu Aug 30 16:05:30 UTC 2018


*Ooops*
Qualify other buildings with electricity or gas availability is a good
idea, but it shouldN'T be done with 2 above keys.


Le jeu. 30 août 2018 à 18:04, François Lacombe <fl.infosreseaux at gmail.com>
a écrit :

> Hi all,
>
> power=* key is intended for infrastructure related power producing,
> transmitting or distributing the power.
> power_supply=* is here to map places where you can find power for
> different purposes (like water taps for water if I can make such a link)
>
> Qualify other buildings with electricity or gas availability is a good
> idea, but it should be done with 2 above keys.
> What about utilities:electricity=yes, utilities:gas=yes... ?
> It may be possible to complete "yes" with standard name. Have a look :
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utility_frequency
>
> Such a key could also be extended to roads or district areas to get where
> corresponding utility is available or not.
>
> All the best
>
> François
>
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>
> Le jeu. 30 août 2018 à 17:47, John Sturdy <jcg.sturdy at gmail.com> a écrit :
>
>> The tag "power" is already specifically for electrical power (see
>> https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Power), so I would suggest putting
>> it under that.
>>
>> On Wed, Aug 29, 2018 at 5:48 AM Dolly Andriatsiferana <
>> privatemajory at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I was searching for a tag to indicate if a building has electricity or
>>> not, and if possible to specify the electricity source. I've found no
>>> documented tag, but a search on taginfo [1] led me to the key
>>> electricity=*. Currently it's being used mostly with values
>>> solar/none/generator/yes/always.
>>>
>>> On OSM Help [2] someone proposed the following tagging which seems
>>> better in my opinion too:
>>>
>>>    - electricity=yes/no/intermittent - to indicate the presence of
>>>    electricity
>>>    - electricity:source=solar/generator/distribution_company/windmill...
>>>    - to specify the electricity source
>>>    - electricity:voltage=* - the electricity voltage
>>>    - other details using namespaces...
>>>
>>> What do you think? Has someone here used the electricity=* tag before?
>>> Afterwards we might be able to start documenting the tag on the wiki.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Dolly
>>>
>>> [1] https://taginfo.openstreetmap.org/keys/electricity
>>> [2]
>>> https://help.openstreetmap.org/questions/65477/indicate-if-a-building-has-electricity-or-not
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