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2024 Papers and Presentations

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Tuesday, March 26, 2024

General Session I

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Protection of Wind Electric PlantsRitwik Chowdhury
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
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Detection of Sub-Synchronous Control Interaction Oscillations Near Renewable Generation and HVDCMatthew Leyba
GE Vernova
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Detecting and Isolating Falling Conductors in
Midair—First Field Implementation on Double-Phase Distribution Circuits
Charlie Cerezo; Rohit Sharma
San Diego Gas & Electric; Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
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Digital Substation Application Concepts for IBR Renewable Energy PlantsMike Ramlachan
GE Vernova
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Line Protection Operate Time: Speed vs. Circuit Breaker Wear, Power System Stability and Protection SecurityMike Kockott
Hitachi Energy
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Development and Implementation of Short Circuit Models for Wind Turbine GeneratorsSukumar M Brahma
Clemson University

Distribution I

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A Voltage-Controlled Overcurrent based Adaptive Protection Scheme for MicrogridsTapas Kumar Barik
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
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Optimized Distribution Protection & Control – Adventures in Digital Substation CentralizationRam Palaniappan
GE Vernova
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Solving Complex Feeder Protection Challenges and Reducing Wildfire Risks With Remote MeasurementsBogdan Kasztenny
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
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20 Years of Reliable Service: Revisiting a Distribution Automation Scheme After 2 DecadesGreg Hataway; Dustin McNeely
Burns and McDonnell; Coweta-Fayette EMC
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Slingshot Disconnection! Understanding the effect of disconnecting an un-stabilized, ungrounded sourceSebastien Billaut
Commonwealth Associates, Inc.
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Grid-Parallel and Islanding Operation Challenges of a Large Battery Energy Storage System at Cape CodFred Amuna; Enmanuel Revi
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.; Eversource Energy

Transmission I

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Review of SIR Calculations for Distance Protection and Considerations for Inverter-Based ResourcesRitwik Chowdhury
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
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Automated Solutions and Remote Settings Changes – AEP’s Approach to Implementing PRC-027-1Nelson Doe
American Electric Power
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Securing Line Current Differential on Multiplexed Communication ChannelsCraig Wester
GE Vernova
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Cross differential protection – what it is and why do we need itAlexander Apostolov
OMICRON electronics
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Generation Line-Tap Connection Impact on Transmission Ground Fault ProtectionSarat Chandra Vegunta
Siemens Industry, Inc.
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Dependability of Transient-Based Line Protection Elements and SchemesBogdan Kasztenny
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Protection & Control System Design I

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Protection System Redundancy Criteria for NERC TPL-001.5Scott Hayes
Pacific Gas and Electric
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Advancements in Relay Contact Output Self-Testing and Trip Circuit Monitoring CapabilitiesBrandon Nafsinger
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
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Practical Approaches for the Digital Twin Representation of Protection & Control SystemsLinda Zhao; Mehrdad Chapariha
Hydro One Networks Inc.; Quanta Technology
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Digital substation with Process Bus – a comparative review of IEC61850-9-2 and IEC 61869-9 standardsAlexandr Stinskiy
Siemens
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Implementing SCADA RedundancyJustin Turner
GE Vernova
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Virtual Protection Relay: Myth or Reality?Jose Ruiz; Montie Smith
Doble Engineering; Dell Technologies

Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Real World


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Shunt Reactor Events and FailuresGary Kobet
Tennessee Valley Authority
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Generator Power Swing Out-of-Step Protection and Analysis of Misoperation EventsJoshua Hughes
Qualus

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Avoiding Wildfire Ignition by Early Detection of Powerline Equipment FailuresCarl Benner/B. Don Russell
Texas A&M University
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Transmission line protection scheme selection for HV lines with IBRs: Utility exampleSubramaniam (Ram) Dalavai Viswanathan
Entergy Services LLC

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Automatic Voltage Anomaly Detection in Fault Records at American Electric PowerBret Burford
American Electric Power
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What’s the Rush? 2.0, Can IBRs Handle Inrush Like Rotating Machines?Joseph C. Johnson; Sebastien Billaut
Commonwealth Associates, Inc.

Distribution / DER

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Adaptive Protection for Meshed Secondary Networks using Network ProtectorsTapas Kumar Barik
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
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Balancing DER Ride-Through Requirements and System Protection: A Utility PerspectiveJason Eruneo
Duke Energy
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A Simplified Approach to Distribution Feeder Protection for Microgrids With Inverter-Based ResourcesFred Amuna; Jason Eruneo
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.; Duke Energy
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Bridging the Gap: Understanding User Input Options on Inverter Black Box ModelsJoseph Johnson
Commonwealth Associates, Inc.
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Distribution Circuit Health Monitoring – Detection of Incipient FailuresCarl Benner/B. Don Russell
Texas A&M University
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Protection of Distribution Grid with DER and IEEE 1547.2 Protection GuidanceJanette M. Sandberg
Portland General Electric

Transmission II

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Apply Dynamic System Rating as a Proactive WAMPACSSamuel Hogue
GE Vernova
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A Fresh Look at Practical Shunt Reactor ProtectionRitwik Chowdhury
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
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Charging Current: Basics, Compensation Approximations, Errors, and RemediationJC Theron
GE Vernova
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Detailed Bus Modeling for Enhanced Power System Representation and Network Model Management (NMM) ImplementationIshwarjot Anand
Quanta Technology, LLC
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Employing Graph Traversal Techniques to Simplify Three- and Multi-Terminal Line ApplicationsLuke Hankins
SynchroGrid
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Applying Dependable and Secure Protection With Quadrilateral Distance ElementsKanchanrao Dase
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Protection & Control System Design II

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Exploring IEEE C37.120-2021 Guide for Protection System Redundancy for Power System ReliabilityMelvin Moncey Joseph
Black & Veatch
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Case Study: Designing Centralized Protection and Control Systems for a Distribution Substation at Duke EnergyArun Shrestha; Stephen B. Ladd
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.; Duke Energy
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Functional Testing of Centralized IEC 61850 Based Protection and Control SystemsAlexander Apostolov
OMICRON electronics
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Using Time Synchronization to Improve Protection & Control SystemsWalid Ali
GE Vernova
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Multiple Relay setting groups based Adaptive Protection for Radial Distribution FeederTapas Kumar Barik
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
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Applying Digital Secondary Systems to Optimize Power System ReliabilityJosh LaBlanc
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Thursday, March 28, 2024

Substation

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Application of Modern Differential to Fully Protect Various Types of Phase Shifting TransformersJC Theron
GE Vernova
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Improving Ground Fault Sensitivity for Transmission Lines Near Inverter-Based ResourcesYash Shad
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
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Summary Paper for IEEE C37.104 Guide for Autoreclosing on AC Distribution and Transmission LinesManish Patel
Southern Company Services
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Useful Applications for Differential Relays With Both KCL and ATB 87 ElementsAriana Hargrave
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.
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Application of Standard 87T Differential Protection on Phase-Shifting TransformersMike Kockott
Hitachi Energy
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Locating Multiphase Multisection Faults in Capacitor BanksJada Hawaz
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc.

Generation / Industrial / Testing

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Requirements and Practical Experience for Particular Generation Protection FunctionsMike Kockott
Hitachi Energy
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Why Can’t I Start My Motor? – Demystifying Motor Relay LockoutsJustin Comer
GE Vernova
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A Case Study of Implementing a Stator Ground Protection Scheme at Long Spruce Generating StationBenton Vandiver
Hitachi Energy
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High Voltage and High Current Testing of Non-Conventional Instrument Transformers for Digitalized Protection of Power SystemsHadi Khani
Quanta Technology
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Cloud Based End to End testing of Protection SchemesSai Chandra Reddy Thota
Megger
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Testing of Travelling Wave Fault LocatorsJoerg Blumschein
SIEMENS