Issue 063 March 2023

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The Guru

The Guru

Interview with PAC World guru Ken Martin

PAC World:  When and where were you born? K.M.: I was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA in September 1947. PAC World:  Where did you grow up and where did you go to school? K.M.: We moved...



Testing Technology in the 1960s (Part 1)

by Walter Schossig, Germany, and Thomas Schossig, OMICRON electronics GmbH, Austria In Germany the VDE Working Group 0435, working on protection, was founded in 1955. It was in 1962 when they...


Conference Reports News

DistrybuTech 2023

DistribuTECH 2023 Conference and Exhibition took place 7-9 February 2023 in San Diego, CA, USA. The event was held at the San Diego Convention Center under the theme “Experience the energy movement.”...

Industry News News

Cellular router

Hitachi Energy’s TRO610 is a cost efficient, small form-factor cellular router, especially tailored for large scale utility IoT deployments. With support for both public and private 4G networks along...

Industry News News

Stanley Horowitz

1925 – November 2022 It is with great sadness that we share with you the news of the recent death of Stan Horowitz – a distinguished member of our PAC community. He joined American Electric...

Industry Updates

IEC TC57 Industry Updates

IEC TC 57 WG 17 Update

Communications for Electric Vehicle Charging Management by Tom Berry, Schneider-Electric IEC TC 57 WG 17 is in charge of power system intelligent electronic device communication and associated data...

CIGRE B5 Industry Updates

CIGRE Study Committee B5

by Richard Adams, PSC, UK News from CIGRE Study Committee B5   Protection and Automation SC B5 will participate in the CIGRE Cairns 2023 International Symposium, 4th – 7th September 2023. Abstracts...