Trouble Spots in Your Distribution System?

by Shankar V. Achanta and Steve T. Watt, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc., USA

Location. Location. Location. That?s the name of the game for recloser controls. Find the location of the fault, and take fast corrective action - now. Most of the time, making the best decision is easy for a typical intelligent electronic device (IED), be it a recloser control or a protective relay. However, because every feeder is different, problems sometimes arise. More