Issue 054 December 2020

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Cover Story

The Benefits of the UCA IEC 61850 IOP

By Herbert Falk, UCA International User Group, USA The UCA International User Group (UCAIug) Interoperability tests (IOPs) have occurred bi-annually since 2011. In looking forward to the 2021-2022...

Featured Articles

Cover Story

The Benefits of the UCA IEC 61850 IOP

By Herbert Falk, UCA International User Group, USA The UCA International User Group (UCAIug) Interoperability tests (IOPs) have occurred bi-annually since 2011. In looking forward to the 2021-2022...

Editorial

Last Word

Last Word Opinions

Still growing…

After the first edition of IEC 61850 was introduced as a communication standard for substation automation more than 15 years ago, it has been steadily growing in popularity based on the positive...

The Guru

History

News

Blackout Watch News

System Power Outages

Analysis of system power outages can help us learn and avoid similar events in the future. If you have information on any blackouts, please e-mail to: editor@pacw.org New York City, NY, USA (7 August...

Industry News News

OMICRON electronics

Improve Recloser and Transformer Testing The latest version of OMICRON‘s unique software for system-based protection testing, RelaySimTest 3.30, provides enhanced recloser testing support. It’s now...

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SEL

Fully Featured Traveling-Wave Line Protective Relay The SEL-T401L Ultra-High-Speed Line Relay is an easy-to-use line protective relay. Based on the field experience of the SEL-T400L, SEL’s first...

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COPA-DATA

The Highway to the Digital Substation Developing programming and coding technologies. Website design. Cyber space concept. COPA-DATA has extended its zenon software platform with a flexible and...

Industry Updates

CIGRE B5 Industry Updates

CIGRE Study Committee B5

by Richard Adams, Ramboll, UK News from CIGRE Study Committee B5 Protection and Automation The Paris Session is a time when, normally, all 16 Study Committees would join together for a week at the...

IEC TC57 Industry Updates

IEC TC 57 WG 17 Update

DER at the edge of many domains by Laurent Guise, France IEC TC 57 WG 17 is in charge of power system intelligent electronic device communication and associated data models for microgrids...