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Introduction to Event Analysis Using Actual Field Cases
September 15, 2020 • 10:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
Duration: 2 hours
Upcoming Webinar

Additional Information:

This live technical presentation will provide information on SEL’s powerful event analysis software tool, SEL-5601-2 synchroWAVe Event Software, and will showcase how it can be used to quickly identify the source of power system problems as the presenter walks through two real-world events.

Reducing Wildfire Risk With High-Impedance Fault Detection
September 23, 2020 • 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
Duration: 1 hour
Upcoming Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar will focus on SEL high-impedance fault (HIF) detection capabilities for different types of grounded and ungrounded distribution systems to detect downed conductors in high-risk wildfire areas.

From Copper to Fiber—Four Keys to Successful Substation Modernization
October 7, 2020 • 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
Duration: 1 hour
Upcoming Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on how an SEL Time-Domain Link (TiDL) technology solution applies to four key factors to successfully modernize substations: protection, robustness, maintainability, and cybersecurity.

October 28, 2020
Lakewood, CO, USA
Classroom Seminar

High-Speed Line Proetection
XXXIII RVP-AI 2020
November 3–6, 2020
Acapulco, Mexico
Conference
Tradeshow
November 12, 2020
King of Prussia, PA, USA
Classroom Seminar

Line Current Differential Protection Using the SEL-411L
November 17–19, 2020
Fair Oaks Ranch, TX, USA
SELU
SEL at Microgrid Knowledge
November 18–20, 2020
Philadelpia, PA, USA
Conference
Tradeshow
November 19–20, 2020
Sydney, Australia
Conference
Tradeshow
December 2–3, 2020
Charlotte, NC, USA
SELU
December 7–11, 2020
Irvine, CA, USA
SELU
Expo Eléctrica Internacional 2021
June 8–10, 2021
Ciudad de México, Mexico
Tradeshow
Overcoming Performance Degradation When Migrating Protection to Packet-Based Networks
Date held: August 26, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar describes the challenges of running teleprotection over Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) networks. You'll learn how the SEL ICON addresses many of the challenges with implementation results from three utilities.

Simplify Meter Commissioning, Troubleshooting, and More With a Touchscreen
Date held: August 12, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on the SEL-735 Power Quality and Revenue Meter with a color touchscreen display. During the webinar, you will learn how the display simplifies meter setup, data access, troubleshooting, and testing. We will provide examples of how to set the PT/CT ratio and IP address and how to identify reverse CT polarity and incorrect phase rotation.

Protection Advancements to Benefit Generators of All Sizes and Types
Date held: July 15, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on the SEL-400G Advanced Generation Protection System and how it can be applied to protect generators of all sizes and types, including hydro, pumped-storage hydro, steam turbine, and combustion gas turbine generators. During the webinar, you will learn about the SEL-400G relay’s two independent universal differential zones, independent frequency zones, pumped-storage logic, loss-of-field protection schemes, and more.

The Useful Life of Microprocessor-Based Relays: A Data-Driven Approach
Date held: Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation will provide information on how to use reliability data to create a replacement strategy for microprocessor-based relays. This will help you avoid common pain points associated with managing the replacement of microprocessor-based relays.

Fault Location on Transmission Lines
Date held: Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical presentation provides information on the different methods used by SEL relays to track down faults on transmission lines, the pros and cons of each method, how to choose the best method based on application, and how to manually calculate the fault location in SEL-5601-2 synchroWAVe Event Software. This will help reduce the outage time and revenue loss after a fault.

SEL-735 Meter With Color Touchscreen
Date held: Thursday, June 18, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical presentation provides information on power quality concepts, touchscreen features, and user benefits. Improving power quality compliance and troubleshooting capabilities will improve the safety, reliability, and efficiency of your power system.

Transmission Line Protection Basics
Date held: Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

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This recorded technical presentation provides information on directional overcurrent elements, mho distance elements, and pilot protection, including DCB, POTT, and line current differential.

Simplify Lift Station Operations While Reducing Costs With SEL Pump Controller
Date held: June 10, 2020
Duration: 56 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, we focus on the SEL-2411P Pump Automation Controller, the hardened, SCADA-ready solution from SEL that is designed specifically to address lift station challenges. During the webinar, you will learn how the SEL-2411P can assist you in increasing operational reliability, establish robust SCADA connectivity, simplify installation, improve field visibility, and reduce operational costs.

Introduction to SEL Relays for New Users
Date held: June 3, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical presentation covers the basics of acSELerator QuickSet SEL-5030 Software, an introduction to SELogic control equations, how to program an SEL relay, and how to retrieve and analyze event records.

Communications Basics—Part 2
Date held: May 28, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical presentation provides information on SEL Fast Message, DNP3, Modbus, and peer-to-peer protocols. This presentation provides a basic introduction to communications for participants not familiar with various protocols specifically for the electric power industry.

Communications Basics—Part 1
Date held: May 27, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical presentation provides information on common serial, fiber optics, Ethernet, and communications architectures. This presentation provides a basic introduction to communications for participants not familiar with various physical and logical communications standards commonly used in the electric power industry.

Getting Started With Custom Calculations in synchroWAVe Event
Date held: May 20, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical presentation provides information on how to use custom calculations in SEL-5601-2 synchroWAVe Event Software to help analyze relay event reports.

Basic RTAC Setup for a Substation
Date held: May 19, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

Join us for a recorded technical presentation where you will learn about a basic SEL Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC) setup for a substation, including the initial setup out of the box; acSELerator RTAC SEL-5033 Software project setup; and downloading and testing.

SEL-3620 and SEL-3622 Security Gateways—Enhancing Substation Electronic Security
Date held: May 14, 2020
Duration: 35 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical presentation provides information on establishing an electronic security perimeter, implementing secure remote access, and applying tamper detection for devices in remote cabinets. The SEL-3620 Ethernet Security Gateway is a deny-by-default firewall, router, and password management device. The SEL-3620 is a smaller version for use in recloser cabinets with sensors to detect physical tampering.

How Source Diversity Improves Control Power Supply Reliability
Date held: May 13, 2020
Duration: 30 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar focuses on the SEL-RPM Redundant Power Module, which uses source diversity to improve control power reliability. During the webinar, you will learn about the importance of improving the reliability of your control power system, investigate six different typical power source configurations and how to add redundancy to these applications, and how the ride-through capability of the SEL-RPM allows for breaker tripping and event recording.

Redefining Ethernet Performance With Software-Defined Networking
Date held: May 12, 2020
Duration: 45 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical presentation provides information on engineering a better network, increasing performance over traditional Ethernet networks, and strengthening the cybersecurity of substation and industrial critical networks. Software-defined networking (SDN) allows engineers to define which devices communicate and how they communicate. With predefined failover paths, SDN increases performance over traditional Ethernet networks.

Virtual SEL Technical Seminar
Date held: April 28, 2020
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded technical webinar focuses on several new products and technologies that will improve the speed, safety, and effectiveness of your power system.

Explore Field Experiences Using the SEL-T400L Time-Domain Line Protection
Date held: April 8, 2020
Duration: 60 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar focuses on recent ultra-high-speed protection and traveling-wave fault location field experience using the SEL-T400L Time-Domain Line Protection. It also provides an overview of the relay’s new continuous line-monitoring feature for detecting incipient events and the SEL-T401L Ultra-High-Speed Line Relay, which is scheduled to release later this year.

Securing Substation Network Ports and Services
Date held: March 11, 2020
Duration: 52 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information on two new SEL solutions to automate data collection for NERC CIP-007-6 R1 reporting. The first solution is an audit utility for the SEL Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC) and the second is the SEL Flow Auditor application for an SEL software-defined networking (SDN) LAN.

Simplifying Advanced Capacitor Bank Installation
Date held: February 12, 2020
Duration: 47 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

Now there’s an easier way to upgrade to more accurate current-based capacitor bank control. This webinar focuses on the new SEL-734W and SEL-8340 Capacitor Bank Control and Wireless Current Sensor solution, a simpler, safer, and lower-cost solution for advanced capacitor bank applications.

Discover Life After QuickSet—Introducing SEL Grid Configurator
Date held: January 15, 2020
Duration: 60 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides insights into and a demonstration of SEL Grid Configurator, a new tool that will replace acSELerator QuickSet SEL-5030 Software. 

Securing Your Supply Chain and Preparing for NERC CIP-013 Compliance
Date held: December 11, 2019
Duration: 48 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides insights on how to develop secure supply chain management plans for compliance with NERC CIP-013. SEL cybersecurity experts share our strategies, processes, and best practices to support your efforts.

Best Practices for Successful IT/OT Network Convergence
Date held: November 20, 2019
Duration: 60 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar shares best practices on designing and implementing a converged information technology (IT)/operational technology (OT) utility communications network. Central Lincoln PUD and SEL share a case study on how Central Lincoln PUD successfully implemented a converged IT/OT network migration strategy that addresses their future needs, improves operational efficiency, and delivers better latency performance for protection.

Advanced Solutions for Reducing Wildfire Risk
Date held: October 23, 2019
Duration: 60 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar offers information on two strategies for reducing wildfire risk—enhanced system protection and system hardening.

Generating Meter Reports With Microsoft Power BI
Date held: September 11, 2019
Duration: 35 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar demonstrates how you can create and customize your own reports using energy and power quality metering data from SEL meters. During the webinar, you will learn how to retrieve and store SEL-735 Power Quality and Revenue Meter data with acSELerator Team SEL-5045 Software, how to exchange data between Team and Microsoft Power BI using the acSELerator Database API, and how to create an energy invoice using Microsoft Power BI.

Securing Electric Utility Infrastructure—Case Study on Asset Baselining, Threat Detection, and Response
Date held: August 14, 2019
Duration: 60 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides insights on how to baseline your operation, build cyber defense, and streamline ongoing management. SEL and Dragos  share a utility case study about a joint solution that addressed key cybersecurity challenges.

Microgrid System Design, Control, and Modeling Challenges and Solutions
Date held: June 12, 2019
Duration: 62 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:
Microgrids commonly include a high percentage of renewable energy power supplies, such as photovoltaic (PV) and wind generation. These systems often have problems related to their low system inertia and the intrinsic limitations of power electronic sources. This webinar addresses these issues and our experiences in designing, installing, and testing microgrid control systems. We discuss islanding detection and resynchronization and the specifics of microgrid power management. We also cover hardware-in-the-loop testing and its impact on quality and best practices for networking and cybersecurity.

Effective Arc-Flash Mitigation Strategies
Date held: May 8, 2019
Duration: 60 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on SEL solutions that mitigate hazardous arc-flash energy levels by as much as 90 percent and protect your personnel, equipment, and processes. During the webinar, you will learn about SEL’s proven arc-flash mitigation approaches, including results from several industrial and utility installations.

Distribution Automation—From Simple Schemes to Advanced Centralized Solutions
Date held: April 17, 2019
Duration: 60 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on improving distribution reliability through a combination of automated protection and control schemes. During the webinar, you’ll learn about load transfer schemes, loop sectionalizing schemes, and centralized automatic restoration solutions.

A Smarter Way to Interconnect Distributed Energy Resources
Date held: February 13, 2019
Duration: 60 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on the new SEL-651R Advanced Recloser Control point of common coupling (PCC) capability for distributed energy resources. During the webinar, you’ll learn about how a PCC works, IEEE 1547-2018, SEL fast islanding detection, and the advantages of the SEL-651R solution.

Five Surprises Discovered With Megahertz Sampling and Traveling-Wave Data Analysis
Date held: January 16, 2019
Duration: 75 min
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar discover some of the more surprising, lesser-known, and strange-looking waveforms captured while monitoring high-voltage transmission lines. 

Addressing Trouble Spots in Your Distribution System
Date held: November 14, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on the SEL-FT50 and SEL-FR12 Fault Transmitter and Receiver System, an innovative solution from SEL to address distribution trouble spots.

During the webinar, you will learn about several SEL-FT50 and SEL-FR12 applications, see results from a utility installation, and preview upcoming enhancements to the system.

How to Solve Distribution Protection Challenges With Advanced Recloser Controls
Date held: July 25, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

Learn how you can use SEL’s modern digital recloser controls to solve protection challenges that have historically been treated as acceptable anomalies. 

WAN Case Study—Addressing Analog Leased Line Obsolescence
Date held: June 13, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar chronicles Consumers Energy’s experience implementing an innovative solution based on the SEL ICON to migrate to digital leased lines and maintain the performance of protection circuits. The solution runs over a telecom carrier network based on Ciena's Carrier Ethernet technology.

Improve Substation Cybersecurity and Achieve NERC CIP Compliance
Date held: May 16, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar will focus on securing power systems and electrical substations. Our portfolio of services and solutions makes substation operation systems secure and reliable and helps you achieve NERC CIP compliance. 

Chomping CAIDI With the Right Wireless Fault Indication System
Date held: April 11, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

Aging infrastructure, a growing population, and extreme weather are straining the power system and increasing outages. Utilities must continuously work to improve system reliability, and wireless fault indication systems are a proven method of reducing outage durations and improving CAIDI metrics. 

Reliable and Accurate Metering Under All Power System Conditions
Date held: March 28, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In the past, power systems were dominated by linear loads and power generation sources. Today, this simple situation no longer exists and power systems include an increasing number of nonlinear loads and sources.

Introduction to SEL Microgrid Systems
Date held: February 28, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on SEL’s 15-plus years of experience providing microgrid solutions. We share the success story of our first microgrid project—a solution in the oil and gas industry in 2002—and how we have expanded our solutions in the utility sector with remedial action schemes and other complex systems.

Effective Migration to Converged IT/OT Networks
Date held: January 17, 2018
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

For years, many utilities have managed two communications networks: one based on time-division multiplexing (TDM) and tuned for the demanding requirements of operational technology (OT) applications and a second for information technology (IT). With the advent of high-bandwidth packet-based technologies, such as Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) and Carrier Ethernet, there is a push to move toward a converged network model to increase the efficiency of assets.

Autoreclosing Based on Fault Location—Cost-Effective Solution for Hybrid Lines With Overhead and Underground Cable Sections
Date held: December 7, 2017
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, Dr. Bogdan Kasztenny will discuss the challenge of deciding to reclose or not reclose on hybrid transmission lines. A new solution that uses fast and accurate fault locating allows autoreclosing cancel logic to be applied if the fault is on the underground cable portion of the line.

Improve Distribution System Reliability With Automation
Date held: October 12, 2017
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar examines several benefits of implementing distribution network automation using fault location, isolation, and service restoration (FLISR). Distribution automation is examined for permanent faults, open-phase conductors, loss of source, substation events, and more.

New Eyes for Distribution Make Protection Faster and Smarter
Date held: August 30, 2017
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

Historically, distribution protection relied on coordination delays to trip the correct line during a fault. New technology now allows us to determine the location of a fault on a distribution feeder fast enough to actually influence protection decisions while the fault is happening. This gives us the opportunity to eliminate many of these delays and trip distribution systems faster and more effectively.

Simplify Digital Secondary System Design Using SEL TiDL Technology
Date held: August 2, 2017
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar will discuss a new point-to-point digital secondary system solution that was designed with simplicity in mind—Time-Domain Link (TiDL) technology. Learn how a TiDL system works, how easy it is to deploy, and how troubleshooting is simplified.

Achieving Deterministic Communications Over Ethernet WAN for Mission-Critical Applications
Date held: July 26, 2017
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

With many utility IT departments driving their network infrastructure towards packet-based solutions, it has created the challenge of how to engineer Ethernet-based pilot channels to provide the determinism and latency required for protection. This webinar presents a technology approach for guaranteeing deterministic performance over Ethernet-based wide-area networks (WANs).

Power System Big Data Challenges
Date held: May 17, 2017
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

The amount of data that today's digital relays, recloser controls, and other power system devices collect is astounding. It is a daunting challenge to sift through the data to make sense of the trends, patterns, and behaviors. The key to big data is knowing how to organize it so that it becomes an advantage, rather than a hindrance.

Designing Sensitive and Secure Bus Protection
Date held: October 26, 2016
Recorded Webinar

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This webinar will examine several common bus configurations, present appropriate protection schemes for each configuration, and analyze the protection scheme complexity, advantages, and disadvantages.

Transform Your Revenue Metering Data Into Action
Date held: September 14, 2016
Recorded Webinar

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Organize, visualize, and optimize energy usage with data analysis tools. Apply easy-to-use system-level software reports to quickly identify trends and opportunities for improvement, enabling operators to take actions that decrease energy costs.

Negative-Sequence Differential Protection—Principles, Sensitivity, and Security
Date held: August 10, 2016
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

We will discuss applications of negative-sequence differential protection for lines and transformers, negative-sequence directional elements for turn-to-turn faults in reactors and stators, and protection principles for generator turn-to-turn faults.

Wide-Area Protection Schemes for Utility/Industrial Systems
Date held: July 13, 2016
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

The topics discussed will include the following: 1. Load-Shedding Systems 2. Generation-Shedding and Runback Systems 3. Remedial Action Systems

Performance of Time-Domain Protection on Real-World Faults
Date held: June 15, 2016
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, the presenter will review time-domain line protection elements and illustrate their operation performance using real-world faults and digital simulations.

Engineer a Better Ethernet Network Using SDN
Date held: May 11, 2016
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

The webinar will: - Explain the principles of traffic engineering and how primary and failover paths can be predetermined to guarantee less than 100 µs failover times. - Show how the deny-by-default architecture of SDN enables far more secure networks.

Arc-Flash Detection Saves Lives
Date held: April 13, 2016
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, you will learn about the benefits of having fast and reliable arc-flash protection, as well as the pros and cons of different arc-flash detection methodologies.

Breaking the Speed Barrier of Today’s Line Protection
Date held: March 2, 2016
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, the presenter will review a number of time-domain protection techniques, including directional elements, direct-tripping underreaching elements, and differential elements, that significantly speed up line protection.

Growing Your Time Synchronization Solutions
Date held: February 17, 2016
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, we will address: • Bridging the gap between second, millisecond, and microsecond accuracies • Maintaining time accuracy by implementing best practices • Adding precise-time redundancy and mitigating GPS vulnerabilities.

Manage and Secure Power System Assets
Date held: January 13, 2016
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

The following list contains the topics that will be covered during the webinar: • NERC CIP-007-5 • NERC PRC-005-2 • RTAC Configuration

Locating Faults by the Traveling Waves They Launch
Date held: November 4, 2015
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides an overview of TWs and TW fault location capabilities in the SEL-411L and presents real-world field experiences using the SEL-411L.

Arc-Flash Protection Saves Lives
Date held: September 30, 2015
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, you will learn about the benefits of having fast and reliable arc-flash protection, as well as the pros and cons of different arc-flash detection methodologies.