Possible Applications and Limitations of Wi-Fi Communications in IEC 61850 Systems

Authors: R. Persello, Fred Steinhauser, OMICRON electronics GmbH, Austria


Andreas Klien received the M.Sc. degree in Computer Engineering at the Vienna University of Technology. He joined OMICRON in 2005, working with IEC 61850 since then. Since 2018, Andreas is responsible for the Power Utility Communication business of OMICRON. His fields of experience are substation communication, SCADA, and power systems cyber security. As a member of the WG10 in TC57 of the IEC he is participating in the development of the IEC 61850 standard series.

Thomas Schossig (IEEE) received his master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Ilmenau (Germany) in 1998.
He worked as a project engineer for control systems and as a team leader for protective relaying at VA TECH SAT in Germany from 1998 until 2005. In 2006 Thomas joined OMICRON electronics as a product manager for substation communication products. Since 2018 he is responsible for the Power Utility Communication business of OMICRON electronics. Thomas is author of several papers and a member of standardization WGs.

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