This guide educates and provides information on distribution protection schemes to utility engineers, consultants, educators, and manufacturers. The guide examines the advantages and disadvantages of schemes presently used in protecting distribution lines. This provides the user with the rationale for determining the best approach for protecting an electric power distribution system.This guide discusses the application and coordination of protection for power-system distribution lines. It includes the descriptions of the fundamentals, line configurations, and schemes. In addition to these, this guide identifies problems with the methods used in distribution line protection and the solutions to those problems.
Working Group: C37.230_WG-D28 - Protective Relay Applications to Distribution Lines Working Group
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