The constant variations in line and source topologies found in a typical automated distribution feeder can create design challenges for protection engineers, especially those using traditional overcurrent protection methods. A novel approach using differential protection recently debuted on an A&N Electric Cooperative feeder in Virginia, demonstrating the ability to reduce the number of required settings groups without compromising feeder flexibility or the speed, accuracy, and selectivity of protection.
New Protection Method for Automated Distribution Feeders
Posted: 12 Jul 2012
Authors:Thierry F. Godart and Andre Smit
Primary Committee:IEEE Smart Grid Newsletters
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