Issue 065 September 2023

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UMA Energy Distribution Automation 

by Andre Smit, Quanta Technology, USA, and Camille Ocasio-Rodríguez, LUMA Energy, Puerto Rico  LUMA Energy is taking steps to improve the reliability and resiliency of the distribution systems...

Smart Grid

Modernizing a Distribution Grid:

Lessons Learned Six years into Oncor’s DA Deployment by Jeremy Preas, Oncor Electric Delivery, USA Oncor Electric Delivery is the largest TDU in Texas, encompassing 55,000 square miles in the...


Last Word

The Guru



Testing Technology in the 1970s (Part 1)

by Walter Schossig, Germany, and Thomas Schossig, OMICRON electronics GmbH, Austria When electronics entered substations, this happened as static relays. With the introduction of this technology...


Conference Reports News

CIRED 2023

The 27th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution CIRED 2023 took place 12-15 June 2023 in Rome, the capital of Italy. The event was held at one of the most iconic...

Industry News News


Muiltin Agile Feeder Protection System GE announces the launch of Multilin Agile high-performance feeder protection.   Delivered in a compact case with drawout design, the Multilin Agile relay...

Conference Reports News

PAC World 2023, Glasgow, UK

The Annual PAC World conference was held in Glasgow, Scotland, UK from 26 to 29 June 2023.  After the Sixth PAC World conference in 2015 was held for the first time in Glasgow, Scotland, UK...

Industry Updates

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. 30...

IEC TC57 Industry Updates

IEC TC 57 WG 17 Update 

Renewable energy process control – OPC-UA and IEC 61850 by Tom Berry, Schneider-Electric IEC TC 57 WG 17 is in charge of power system intelligent electronic device communication and associated data...