Issue 055 March 2021

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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...


Last Word

Last Word Opinions

It is winter. What can we do?

We live in the time of climate change that is having a significant impact on our lives and that we’re trying to help by producing more and more power based on distributed renewable energy...

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Conference Reports News

IEC 61850 USA 2021

The inaugural IEC 61850 USA 2021 was organized as virtual conference due to the continuing safety concerns and travel restrictions. It brought together pioneering IEC 61850 implementation leaders 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 2021 is the centennial year for CIGRE, having been formed back in 1921. There are three CIGRE webinars...

IEC TC57 Industry Updates

IEC TC 57 WG 17 Update

IEC 61850 goes Agile with beta release code components for pilot projects by Laurent Guise, France IEC TC 57 WG 17 is in charge of power system intelligent electronic device communication and...