FIDVR

FIDVR and IEC 61850

by  Nirmal-Kumar Nair, New Zealand, and Alex Apostolov, USA

The protection of electric power systems with large number of induction motors requires an approach based on a better understanding of their behavior during and after the clearing of short circuit faults. While in many cases, especially if there is no recording of the fault and post-fault conditions, protection specialist may find it difficult to explain the undesired operation of distribution feeder protection relays. Some larger United States have studied in detail their grid performance and reported what today is called Fault Induced Delayed Voltage Recovery (FIDVR).  More

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