Application Notes

Improving Relay Setting Processes to Keep Talent

February 28, 2019

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The process to develop relay settings is complex, and protection engineers must navigate a labyrinth of complicated and broken processes to complete a typical setting job. All these requirements and expectations may lead engineers to seek out new career options, meaning utilities must be creative in finding ways to improve their internal processes in order to keep talented employees. Read about our solution.

PRC-027-1 Solution for Power Plants

February 28, 2019

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Unique expertise will be crucial in putting together a process which power plant owners can easily implement and apply to meet the requirements for PRC-027-1. This is where automation tools like Settings Automation Relay Assistant (SARA) can help by streamlining the entire relay setting development process.

Guide to Transmission Line Constants Calculations

July 2, 2015

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This instructional paper provides step by step instructions on how to calculate the line parameters for a 138kV transmission line. In addition, this application note also presents calculations for counting the ground wire which requires the use of a three by three matrix. Lastly, this paper also compares the calculated results to the CAPE line constant program.