Exploring the IEEE C37.234 guide for protective relay application to power system buses

B. Kasztenny, S. Conrad, P. Beaumont, K. Behrendt, O. Bolado, J. Boyle, G. Brunello, J. Burger, F. Calero, S. Chano, G. Dalke, A. Darlington, H. DoCarmo, D. Fontana, Z. Gajic, J. Holbach, L. Kojovic, F. Lopez, D. Lukach, D. McGinnJ. Miller, P. Mysore, J. O'Brien, B. Pickett, S. Sambasivan, G. Sessler, V. Skendzic, J. Smith, D. Tholomier, M. Thompson, J. Uchiyama, D. Ware, D. Weers, R. Whittaker, R. Young, S. Zocholl

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Abstract

This paper summarizes the IEEE C37.234-2009 Guide for Protective Relay Applications to Power System Buses. In the Guide, concepts of power bus protection are discussed. Consideration is given to availability and location of breakers, current transformers, and disconnectors as well as bus switching scenarios, and their impact on the selection and application of bus protection. A number of bus protection schemes are presented; their adequacy, complexity, strengths and limitations with respect to a variety of bus arrangements are discussed; specific application guidelines are provided for a variety of situations. Breaker failure protection is discussed as pertaining to bus protection. Means of securing bus protection schemes against corrupted relay input signals are also included.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2011 64th Annual Conference for Protective Relay Engineers
Pages29-36
Number of pages8
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2011
Externally publishedYes
Event2011 64th Annual Conference for Protective Relay Engineers - College Station, TX, United States
Duration: Apr 11 2011Apr 14 2011

Publication series

Name2011 64th Annual Conference for Protective Relay Engineers

Conference

Conference2011 64th Annual Conference for Protective Relay Engineers
CountryUnited States
CityCollege Station, TX
Period4/11/114/14/11

Keywords

  • Breaker failure protection
  • bus
  • check zone
  • current transformers
  • differential bus protection
  • dynamic bus replica
  • electric power substation
  • high impedance differential
  • partial differential
  • percentage differential
  • protective relaying
  • stub bus protection
  • voltage trip supervision
  • zone interlocked bus protection

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