IEC 61850 Update

At the end of this year, it will be 10 years since the first two IEC 61850 projects have been realized.

These first two projects were on the two extreme sides of applications of IEC 61850 in substations:

  • The first one was a 16kV greenfield substation
  • The other a 380kV brownfield application with a step by step replacement of 7 feeders out of about 15

Already these first two applications of IEC 61850 demonstrated the flexibility and wide range were IEC 61850 can be applied. More