IEC 61850: A Single Standard for the Engineering, Protection, Automation, and Supervision of Power Systems on All Voltage Levels

Authored by: Karlheinz Schwarz

Industrial Communication Technology Handbook

Print publication date:  August  2014
Online publication date:  August  2014

Print ISBN: 9781482207323
eBook ISBN: 9781482207330
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Automation, information, and communication systems in power systems are widely used. Usually, they are based on an immense number of proprietary specifications or (de facto) standards. To reduce this variety and to meet future requirements, the standard IEC 61850 (Communication networks and systems for power utility automation) [1] has been developed by users, vendors, and system integrators since 1995.

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