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OT SDN—The Simplest Way to Engineer Your IEC 61850 Network
March 16, 2022 • 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
Upcoming Webinar

Automation
Communications
Security
Additional Information:

In this webinar, Principal Engineer Rhett Smith shares why operational technology (OT) software-defined networking (SDN) is the easiest way to engineer IEC 61850 networks and introduces the OT SDN Virtual Pilot Program.

August 16–18, 2022
Charlotte, NC, USA
SELU

Automation
Communications
Distribution
Generation
Industrial
Transmission
August 22–25, 2022
Birmingham, AL, USA
Conference

Generation
Industrial
August 22–26, 2022
Seattle, WA, USA
Conference
Tradeshow

Automation
August 23–25, 2022
Raleigh, NC, USA
Conference
August 23, 2022
Fairview Heights, IL, USA
Classroom Seminar

Distribution
Generation
Transmission>Protection
Detecting and Locating a Broken Conductor Before It Converts Into a Fault
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 • 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
Upcoming Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar describes the broken conductor detection algorithm available in the SEL-411L Advanced Line Differential Protection, Automation, and Control System. During the webinar, we will describe how this new algorithm is validated using field events and simulations.

August 29–September 2, 2022
Paris, France
Conference
Tradeshow
August 30–31, 2022
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Interactive Seminar

Automation
Communications
Distribution
Industrial
August 31–September 1, 2022
Jacksonville, FL, USA
SELU
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Distribution
Distribution>Protection
Industrial
Industrial>Protection
September 7, 2022
Houston, TX, USA
Classroom Seminar

Automation
September 13, 2022
Lewis Center, OH, USA
Classroom Seminar

Distribution
Distribution>Protection
Falling Conductor Mitigation for Distribution Systems
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 • 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
Upcoming Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, presenters from SEL and San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) will demonstrate the functionality of a falling conductor mitigation solution on distribution circuits and include examples of field applications.

September 20, 2022
Golden, CO, USA
Regional Seminar

Automation
Distribution
Distribution>Protection
September 20–22, 2022
Indianapolis, IN, USA
Interactive Seminar

Automation
Communications
Industrial
Distribution>Protection
Generation
Generation>Protection
September 21, 2022
Lakewood, CO, USA
Classroom Seminar

Communications
September 26–29, 2022
Denver, CO, USA
Conference

Industrial
September 27, 2022
Lewis Center, USA
Classroom Seminar

Automation
September 28, 2022
Albuquerque, NM, USA
Regional Seminar
October 4–6, 2022
Bismarck, ND, USA
SELU

Automation
Communications
Distribution
Generation
Industrial
Transmission
October 5–7, 2022
Charlotte, NC, USA
Conference

Automation
October 10–12, 2022
New Orleans, LA, USA
Conference
Tradeshow

Automation
October 11–12, 2022
Brisbane, QLD(AUS), Australia
Conference
October 18–20, 2022
Charlotte, NC, USA
SELU

Distribution
Distribution>Protection
Generation
Generation>Protection
Industrial
Industrial>Protection
Transmission
Transmission>Protection
October 25–27, 2022
Cincinnati, OH, USA
Conference

Generation>Control>Microgrids
October 26–27, 2022
South Wharf, VIC(AUS), Australia
Conference
Tradeshow

Generation
October 31–November 3, 2022
Cagary, AB, Canada
Conference

Automation
Generation>Control>Microgrids
Transmission
November 2, 2022
Houston, TX, USA
Classroom Seminar

Communications
November 3, 2022
Lewis Center, OH, USA
Classroom Seminar

Automation
November 8–10, 2022
Albuquerque, NM, USA
SELU

Automation
Communications
Distribution
Generation
Industrial
Transmission
November 9, 2022
Oklahoma City, OK, USA
Regional Seminar

Automation
November 15–17, 2022
Myrtle Beach, SC, USA
Interactive Seminar

Automation
Communications
Distribution>Protection
Industrial>Protection
Security
December 6–7, 2022
Perth, WA(AUS), Australia
Conference
December 7, 2022
Lakewood, CO, USA
Classroom Seminar

Transmission
Transmission>Protection
December 14, 2022
Houston, TX, USA
Classroom Seminar

Transmission
Transmission>Protection
January 16–20, 2023
Bismarck, ND, USA
SELU

Distribution
Distribution>Protection
Generation
Generation>Protection
Industrial
Industrial>Protection
Transmission
Transmission>Protection
Benefits of Alpha Plane in Line Differential Protection
Date held: June 23, 2022
Duration: 40 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information about the alpha plane operating characteristic, including discussions about CT saturation for internal and external faults, long transmission lines and cables with charging current, series-compensated lines, and channel impairments and data alignment errors.

Preventing PT Failures and Locating Generation Loss With Synchrowave Operations
Date held: June 22, 2022
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Generation
Power System Operations
Transmission
Additional Information:

This webinar introduces new benefits that SEL-5702 Synchrowave Operations Software offers to users, including preventing incipient PT failures and quickly locating generation loss events.

Introducing Next-Generation FLISR Software on Blueframe
Date held: June 8, 2022
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Automation
Distribution
Power System Operations
Additional Information:

This webinar introduces and demonstrates SEL’s next-generation solution for automating fault location, isolation, and service restoration (FLISR)—available in the new Distribution Management System (DMS) application suite on the SEL Blueframe software platform.

Mitigate Transmission Bushfire Risk
Date held: Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Duration: 55 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information on situational awareness software for power system operators, broken-conductor detection, and traveling-wave fault locating. We also discuss a line-monitoring solution that detects incipient faults, recurring faults, and incipient cable faults and how autoreclosing is allowed or inhibited using TWFL results with ARC logic. 

New Ways to Time-Synchronize Substations Over WAN (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 25 May 2022
Duration: 48 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar focuses on a new, resilient approach to time synchronization using the SEL ICON for time distribution over WAN. This solution will provide submicrosecond timing accuracy for critical applications, maintaining synchronization consistency with multiple discrete timing sources even in the event of localized GPS outages due to antenna failures, jamming, or GPS spoofing attacks.

Finding Simplicity in the Complex World of Feeder Protection (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Tuesday, 17 May 2022
Duration: 50 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

It's possible to get more out of a basic feeder protection relay without adding complexity. We've combined protection, monitoring, and control in a simple, compact package in the new SEL-851 Feeder Protection Relay. This webinar discusses the features and benefits of the SEL-851, from preventing equipment damage and increasing safety to easy integration.

Monitoring Harmonics With IEEE 519 Compliance Reporting
Date held: May 17, 2022
Duration: 55 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Metering
Additional Information:

This recorded webinar highlights two solutions for monitoring harmonic distortion and confirming IEEE 519 compliance: SEL-5705 Synchrowave Reports, a new browser-based meter reporting tool, and the SEL Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC).

Secure Engineering Access and Resource Management Tools on Blueframe
Date held: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Duration: 55 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar introduces and demonstrates the Direct Resource Access tool on the SEL Blueframe application platform as well as enhancements to the Resource Management tool. Direct Resource Access provides a secure engineering access interface, simplifying fleet management.

Advances and Best Practices for Distance Elements in SEL Relays (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 28 April 2022
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information about advances for the phasor-based distance protection element and an overview of the time-domain distance protection element. 

Multifaceted Monitoring—How to Achieve the Rated Operating Life of Your Transformer (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar will teach you what to keep track of when it comes to properly loading transformers without exceeding their loss-of-life limits—from monitoring thermal conditions and through-fault events to controlling transformers and fan banks.

Zero Trust for Industrial Control Systems (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Wednesday, 13 April 2022
Duration: 90 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information on how and why trust factors into the field of cybersecurity, the core tenets of zero trust, tools and techniques to modify and apply zero-trust principles to operational technology (OT) industrial control networks, and existing policies and controls that make applying zero trust more attainable.

Applying the SEL-487E for Centralized Protection and Control
Date held: Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this webinar, presenter Scott Wenke introduces the latest additions to the SEL-487E and the new applications it offers.

Falling Conductor Mitigation
Date held: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides information on SEL’s falling conductor mitigation solution. This solution identifies and de-energizes overhead power lines within milliseconds of a break, preventing high-impedance faults and hazardous conditions.

Converged Industrial Edge—Simplify IT and OT Information Exchange (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 24 March 2022
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides information on how Converged Industrial Edge (CIE)—the joint SEL, Juniper Networks, and Dragos solution—unifies inventory management, simplifies NERC CIP auditing, eliminates repetitive data entry and network configuration errors, and automates end-to-end circuit provisioning. CIE also provides deny-by-default, zero-trust cybersecurity and total situational awareness and reduces operational expenses and simplifies processes.

How to Evaluate the Cyber Risk of Emerging Technologies—An ICS Attack Framework
Date held: Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Communications
Communications>Cybersecurity
Security
Security>Layered Cybersecurity
Additional Information:

This webinar introduces an ICS attack framework that may be used by any power system entity to evaluate emerging technology security risks. Participants will learn how this framework helps entities effectively and uniformly assess risks and weigh risks against potential benefits.

SEL-710 Motor Protection Relay—Thermal Model Elements and Settings (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Wednesday, 16 March 2022
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides information on the first-order thermal model, explains the different methods to set the thermal element, and develops settings using the rating method and check coordination.

Multifaceted Monitoring—How to Achieve the Rated Operating Life of Your Transformer (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, February 24, 2022
Duration: 55 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides information on simplifying device setup using transformer nameplate and test data settings templates, monitoring transformer loss of life using IEEE and IEC thermal models, developing a more responsive cooling system with fan control, and optimizing settings for top-oil temperature calculations.

Enhanced Cybersecurity for SEL-651R Advanced Recloser Controls
Date held: Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Duration: 53 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Automation
Distribution
Additional Information:

Learn how MACsec in the SEL-651R and SEL-651RA Recloser Controls enhances the cybersecurity of both new and already installed recloser cabinets. See how to set up MACsec in new and upgraded recloser controls.

A Better Test Point Voltage Sensor for Switchgear
Date held: February 9, 2022
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar introduces the features that make the SEL-3780 Test Point Voltage Sensor dependable, economical, and easy to retrofit in source-transfer switchgear applications.

SEL RTAC Platform—Libraries and Extensions (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 27 January 2022
Duration: 55 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides information on the SEL Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC) platform, libraries, and extensions for power system monitoring, automation tools, and control solutions.

SEL Blueframe—A Secure Application Platform Designed for Operational Technology Systems (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Duration: 40 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar provides an overview and demonstration of SEL’s new Blueframe application platform, which allows users to automate operational technology (OT) processes and manage substation and recloser data more efficiently.

Achieving Resiliency at Any Scale With SEL Microgrid Controls
Date held: December 15, 2021
Duration: 54 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Distribution
Distribution>Control
Distribution>Control>Microgrids
Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on the techniques, technologies, and engineering approaches that give SEL powerMAX microgrid control systems the scalability and versatility to meet a diverse range of use cases, including commercial, military, and mobile applications.

Transformer Event Analysis
Date held: December 8, 2021
Duration: 1 hour 56 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar explores powerful tools available in the SEL-5601-2 synchroWAVe Event Software and how they aid in analysis of transformer relay event reports.

Mitigate Transmission Wildfire Risk
Date held: December 1, 2021
Duration: 55 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Power System Operations
Transmission
Additional Information:
This webinar focuses on a number of solutions to help electric utilities minimize the risk of fires caused by electric power transmission systems. The strategies and technologies covered range from detecting incipient faults, so transmission problems can be addressed before large faults occur, to applying situational awareness tools, so system operators and line crews can respond to events more quickly.
Converged Industrial Edge—Simplify and Secure IT and OT Information Exchange
Date held: November 17, 2021
Duration: 53 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar highlights the Converged Industrial Edge—a purpose-engineered, zero.trust network architecture. Learn how the solution simplifies the information exchange between IT and operational technology (OT) devices, minimizes the cyber-attack surface, and reduces operations and maintenance costs.

New to the SEL Axion—Touchscreen Interface for Bay Control Applications
Date held: November 10, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

SEL’s new substation bay controller provides reliable control and monitoring of breakers, switches, instrument transformers, and other equipment. The Axion Bay Controller is a flexible and expandable solution to address the challenges of variety and complexity in bay configurations. This solution combines the scalable architecture of the SEL-2240 Axion with a fully integrated, 7-inch touchscreen display and the logic engine of the SEL Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC) for complete and customizable bay control.

Simplifying Recloser Applications Using High-Density Coordination
Date held: November 3, 2021
Recorded Webinar

Distribution
Additional Information:
See how High-Density Coordination (HDC) uses peer-to-peer communications to enable the use of more reclosers on distribution feeders, reduce protection scheme complexity, and improve reliability metrics.
Multifaceted Monitoring—How to Achieve the Rated Operating Life of Your Transformer
Date held: October 27, 2021
Recorded Webinar

Distribution
Industrial
Transmission
Additional Information:
This webinar discusses how the multifaceted SEL-2414 Transformer Monitor helps operate critical transformers. You will learn about IEC and IEEE thermal models, responsive cooling systems, and recommended configurations to suit various applications.
From Copper to Fiber—Four Keys to Successful Substation Modernization (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Wednesday, 29 September 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

Tune in for a technical presentation exploring the benefits and advantages of Time-Domain Link (TiDL) technology, a digital secondary system solution from SEL.

New to SEL Blueframe—Virtualization and Credential Management
Date held: September 29, 2021
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focused on recent additions to the Blueframe application platform and its Data Management and Automation (DMA) application suite.

Expanding Situational Awareness With New Synchrowave Software
Date held: September 8, 2021
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar explores the new Synchrowave Monitoring and Synchrowave Operations software and how they help transform a variety of power system data into actionable information. The webinar includes a demonstration of Synchrowave Operations, which was designed to complement existing SCADA and EMS solutions.

Finding Simplicity in the Complex World of Feeder Protection (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Wednesday, 25 August 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation describes the new SEL-851 Feeder Protection Relay, which offers comprehensive protection and advanced communications in a simple, compact package.

Simple and Scalable—Fault Location, Isolation, and Service Restoration Solutions
Date held: August 25, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Automation
Distribution
Additional Information:

This webinar describes scalable fault location, isolation, and service restoration (FLISR) solutions that use SEL recloser controls, communications devices, automation controllers, and software to locate and isolate permanent faults and restore power to healthy portions of affected distribution lines or feeders. It details how FLISR can be applied in local, peer-to-peer, or regional system configurations to minimize downtime for customers, limit potential equipment damage, and improve reliability indices.

Beyond the Nameplate: Selecting Transformer Compensation Settings for Secure Differential Protection
Date held: August 18, 2021
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

In this technical presentation, we teach you what you need to know to avoid costly outages due to incorrect transformer compensation settings. We present four simple rules to ensure that you always get your transformer compensation settings correct, and we show how to use an existing Application Guide tool to identify incorrect compensation settings during commissioning or after a fault. We also show an event where using Matrix 12 for compensation led to an undesired operation, and how following the four rules would have kept the relay secure.

Zero Trust for Industrial Control Systems
Date held: August 11, 2021
Recorded Webinar

Communications
Security
Security>Asset Management
Security>Layered Cybersecurity
Additional Information:

This webinar describes SEL’s position on the concept of zero trust, how zero trust differs between operational technology (OT) applications and IT applications, and how to incorporate the tenets of zero trust in OT environments while taking into account the unique requirements of critical infrastructure networks.

No Test Set? No Problem—Event Playback Simplifies Testing of Ultra-High-Speed Relays (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation describes event playback testing, a built-in feature available in the SEL-T400L Time-Domain Line Protection and the SEL-T401 Ultra-High-Speed Line Relay.

Solutions for Optimizing Energy Metering and Demand Management
Date held: July 28, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Metering
Additional Information:

A system-focused approach to energy metering can improve efficiency, increase uptime, and decrease operating costs. This is especially important for industrial plants, commercial buildings, transportation hubs, and multibuilding campuses, like manufacturing facilities and universities. During this webinar, we will discuss SEL’s scalable campus metering systems—which use the SEL-735 Power Quality and Revenue Meter as a foundation—and share real-world examples of their data visualization and analysis capabilities.

Remedial Action Scheme Principles and Case Studies (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 22 July 2021
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation talks about ongoing partnerships with utilities around the world and how SEL continues to develop sophisticated remedial action schemes (RASs) that solve complex power system issues.

Finding Simplicity in the Complex World of Feeder Protection
Date held: July 14, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Distribution
Distribution>Protection
Industrial
Industrial>Protection
Additional Information:

It's possible to get more out of a basic feeder protection relay without adding complexity. We've combined protection, monitoring, and control in a simple, compact package in the new SEL-851 Feeder Protection Relay.

Beyond GPS: Advanced Methods of Secure and Reliable Time Distribution (India, Middle East, and Adrica)
Date held: Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation provides information about bridging the gap between second, millisecond, and microsecond accuracies; maintaining time accuracy by implementing best practices; and adding precise-time redundancy and mitigating GPS vulnerabilities.

Improve System Visibility and Reliability With SEL’s Wireless Fault Indication System
Date held: June 23, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar describes the SEL-FLT and SEL-FLR Fault and Load Transmitter and Receiver System, which quickly identifies faults and accurately monitors loads. This system includes built-in security features and easily integrates into existing systems for enhanced decision-making and planning. This webinar also discusses the new SEL-FLR enclosure, which makes deploying the solution in pole-mount applications even easier and allows you to package the receiver with the SEL-3061 Cellular Router.

Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 27 May 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation provides information on SEL cybersecurity solutions for substation operational technology (OT) and software-defined networking (SDN).

Implement Simple and Effective Substation Cybersecurity Solutions (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Thursday, 27 May 2021
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation will provide information about information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) security, OT cybersecurity design criteria, and SEL OT cybersecurity technologies.

SEL Blueframe—A Secure Application Platform Designed for Operational Technology Systems
Date held: May 26, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Automation
Distribution
Transmission
Additional Information:

This webinar introduces the SEL Blueframe and Data Management and Automation applications. During the webinar, you will learn how these new solutions support your efforts in increasing system security, efficiency (ease of use), and data utilization.

SEL Solutions for Reducing Wildfire Risks
Date held: Monday, May 17, 2021
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation provides information on SEL solutions for reducing wildfire risks. Learn about high-impedance fault (HIF) detection and how it is used in SEL relays to detect a downed conductor in distribution systems. Also learn how traveling-wave fault locating, line monitoring, automatic reclose cancel, and Synchrowave Operations are used as wildfire mitigation solutions in transmission systems.

Enhance Distribution Protection With the SEL Wireless Protection System
Date held: May 12, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Distribution
Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on the SEL Wireless Protection System and its new SEL-RP50 Fault Repeater. The system, which also includes the SEL-FT50 Fault Transmitter and SEL-FR12 Fault Receiver, is a simple and cost-effective solution for utilities to enhance distribution protection. It can be easily implemented on feeders to help recloser controls and protective relays make the best decisions.

Finding Simplicity in the Complex World of Feeder Protection (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 28 October 2021
Duration: 30 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar describes the new SEL-851 Feeder Protection Relay, which offers comprehensive protection and advanced communications in a simple, compact package.

Solutions for Digital Secondary Systems (Digital Substations) (Europe)
Date held: Wednesday, 28, April 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation will provide information on Sampled Values and Time-Domain Link (TiDL) technology solutions for digital secondary systems.

SEL powerMAX for Utilities—Advancing Remedial Action Schemes
Date held: April 28, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Power System Operations
Power System Operations>Power Management
Transmission
Transmission>Control
Transmission>Operations
Additional Information:

This webinar discusses how an SEL powerMAX remedial action scheme (RAS) solution helps the bulk power system function closer to stability limits and prevents blackouts. We also cover how to operate transmission corridors more efficiently at a higher capacity. Additionally, we share techniques to help you organize your specific RAS objectives, meet NERC requirements, and test and validate the solution using a hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) environment prior to field deployment.

New Enhancements in RTAC Platform and SEL-3350 RTAC (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation provides information about the SEL-3350 Real-Time Automation Controller (RTAC) enhancements, improving substation monitoring, and the control and operational efficiency with modern SEL automation technologies.

OT Cybersecurity System With SEL Technology and Expertise (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Wednesday, 21, April 2021
Duration: 3 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation provides information about operational technology (OT) cybersecurity systems with SEL’s technology and expertise. Topics include current cyber threats, regulations, standards, frameworks, system design, defense in depth, and a holistic look at competing risk. The webinar also includes overviews on SEL OT software-defined networking (SDN), SEL Blueframe, and SEL ambassador and covers balancing cybersecurity against cost, time, complexity, and usability.

No Test Set? No Problem—Event Playback Simplifies Testing of Ultra-High-Speed Relays
Date held: April 14, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Transmission
Additional Information:

This webinar describes event playback testing, a built-in feature available in the SEL-T400L Time-Domain Line Protection and the SEL-T401 Ultra-High-Speed Line Relay.

Beyond the Knee Point: A Practical Guide to CT Saturation
Date held: March 31, 2021
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Distribution
Generation
Industrial
Transmission
Additional Information:

This webinar explains CT saturation in an intuitive way using simple animations and avoiding complex math and physics. We examine symmetrical and asymmetrical saturation, remanence, the equivalent circuit of a CT, and CT excitation graphs. We also show how CT saturation can affect relay operation and how to detect saturation in relay event reports. 

SEL-735 Advanced Power Quality and Revenue Meter for Utility and Industrial Applications (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Thursday, March 25, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information on the SEL-735 for utility and industrial applications, including an overview of power quality and revenue metering capabilities, how to use the SEL-735 and data for various applications, and details about new advanced features like the touchscreen HMI.

Explore Field Experiences With Time-Domain Protection and Monitoring for Predictive Line Maintenance (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 25 March 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar will provide information on the SEL-T401L Ultra-High-Speed Line Relay, field event analysis, and line monitoring.

SEL powerMAX Commercial Microgrids—Sustainable, Economic, and Resilient
Date held: March 24, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Distribution
Distribution>Control
Distribution>Control>Microgrids
Power System Operations
Power System Operations>Power Management
Additional Information:

 

This webinar focuses on how SEL powerMAX commercial microgrids provide greater resiliency, seamless islanding from and reconnection to the bulk electric system, and simultaneous energy storage management—maximizing renewable generation, reducing peak charges, and keeping the lights on.

 

Introducing the SEL-T401L Ultra-High-Speed Line Relay (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Thursday, 11 March 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar introduces you to the SEL-T401L, which is built on successes and learning from field applications of the SEL-T400L Time-Domain Line Protection. The presentation demonstrates the ultra-high-speed time-domain protection in the SEL-T401L, which now includes phasor-based distance, overcurrent, power swing blocking, and out-of-step tripping functions. We cover how simplified settings parameters reduce complexity and how the line monitor function and high-resolution oscillography help locate problems before they become unplanned outages.

New Ways to Time-Synchronize Substations Over WAN
Date held: March 10, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on a new, resilient approach to time synchronization using the SEL ICON for time distribution over WAN with an IEEE 1588 Precision Time Protocol telecom input as a time source in addition to GPS. You’ll learn about new options for WAN and substation timing, new capabilities of the Enhanced Protection Line Module, plus new enhancements to SEL-5051 Client and SEL-5052 Server Network Management System Software.

 

Use of Bewley Diagrams for Transmission Line Fault Location Analysis (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 25 February 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar will help you understand traveling waves, retrieve event report data from the SEL-T400L Time-Domain Line Protection relay, learn about SEL-5601-2 synchroWAVe Event Software, and use Bewley lattice diagrams in the software.

Analysis of Transmission Line Events (Advanced)
Date held: February 25, 2021
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation provides a step-by-step tutorial on analyzing event reports, identifying root causes, and resolving problems using real transmission line event examples. The practical methods taught in this webinar help you analyze your system events quickly and accurately.

SEL powerMAX Power Management and Control System for Industrial Applications (Part 2)
Date held: February 24, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

Learn how SEL powerMAX Power Management and Control Systems prevent blackouts and keep critical processes online using advanced protection and control technologies.

Improving Process Reliability With Motor Bus Transfer (SEL-700BT) (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Thursday February 4, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar helps you understand the need and applications where motor bus transfer can be beneficial, provides information about system conditions used to undertake a motor bus transfer, and offers a product overview where we discuss additional features.

New Enhancements in SEL-710 and SEL-751 Relays (India, Middle East, and Asia)
Date held: Thursday, January 28, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information about the incipient cable fault detection feature in the SEL-751 Feeder Protection Relay; Arc Sense technology (AST); and new asset monitoring features in the SEL-710-5 Motor Protection Relay.

Controlled Switching of Power Equipment and Introducing SEL-352 Relay (Europe)
Date held: Thursday, 28 January 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information on the comprehensive methods for controlled closing and opening of breakers, transformer configuration considerations, and controlled switching devices (CSDs) and introduces the SEL-352 Breaker Failure Relay.

Securing OT Networks With the SEL UTM Firewall
Date held: January 13, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on the SEL Unified Threat Management (UTM) Firewall, a state-of-the-art firewall and router purpose-built for substation and industrial environments. During the webinar, you will learn about the UTM firewall capabilities, such as tracking the state of connections, dynamic routing, traffic shaping, and hardware failover to increase cybersecurity.

Simplifying NERC PRC-027 Compliance
Date held: January 5, 2021
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This technical presentation provides information on NERC PRC-027 compliance, applicability. and solutions that help you be ready to meet NERC audits.

SEL-700BT Motor Bus Transfer Relay (India, Middle East, and Africa)
Date held: Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Duration: 90 minutes
Recorded Webinar

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This recorded webinar provides information about the SEL-700BT. It covers the features of the SEL-700BT; how fast, safe, and reliable motor bus transfer helps avoid expensive shutdowns and improves process plants’ economics; application of the SEL-700BT for main-main and main-tie-main motor bus configurations; and more.

SEL-710 Motor Protection Relay—Thermal Model Elements and Settings
Date held: December 16, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

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This technical presentation provides information on the thermal model used in the SEL-710 Motor Protection Relay. This webinar will help you understand the thermal model and learn how to set the thermal element using a motor datasheet.

SEL powerMAX Power Management and Control System for Industrial Applications (Part 1)
Date held: December 9, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

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For years, SEL has led the way in solving complex power system challenges using powerMAX power management technology. powerMAX prevents blackouts and keeps critical processes running with advanced high-speed protection and control technology. 

Time-Domain Relay Functions—Looking Beyond Protection
Date held: November 18, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This webinar focuses on the high-fidelity transient recording, traveling-wave-based fault locating, and continuous line monitoring capabilities available in the SEL-T401L Ultra-High-Speed Line Relay.

Real-World Troubleshooting With Microprocessor-Based Recloser Controls
Date held: November 12, 2020 • 10:00 a.m. (Pacific Time)
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

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This technical presentation showcases distribution system events like conductor slaps, evolving faults, and incorrect phase tripping. We provide recommendations for best practices during testing, commissioning, and maintenance. We also provide troubleshooting tips and tools to use when things don’t go as planned.

Building Better Substation Networks With SDN—Field Results
Date held: November 4, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

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SEL software-defined networking (SDN) is delivering real-world benefits for operational technology (OT) networks, such as substation LANs. In this webinar, we’ll share the results from utility deployments worldwide.

SEL Arc-Flash Mitigation Solutions and motorMAX (India, Middle East, and Africa))
Date held: Thursday, 22 October, 2020
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recorded Webinar

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This recorded webinar provides information on the fundamentals of arc-flash hazards and an overview of standards and various methods of arc-flash mitigation. It also covers effective arc-flash hazard reduction, including in low-voltage motor control centers, with SEL-700 series relays, the SEL-849 Motor Management Relay, and motorMAX.

Improving Process Reliability With Motor Bus Transfer
Date held: October 21, 2020
Duration: 46 minutes
Recorded Webinar

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This webinar reviews the requirements and methods for implementing motor bus transfer protection, which transfers critical loads from a primary source to an auxiliary feeder during faults in the primary feeder line. During the webinar you will learn how to apply this solution using the new SEL-700BT Motor Bus Transfer Relay.

Addressing Cybersecurity in Water and Wastewater Control Systems
Date held: October 20, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

SEL can assist in the development of your cybersecurity strategy and implementation. Our experts have helped hundreds of utilities identify cybersecurity vulnerabilities and build strong cyber defenses for their operational technology (OT) systems. During the presentation, you will learn more about OT cybersecurity and how we can help you develop an America’s Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA) risk assessment and emergency plan.

From Copper to Fiber—Four Keys to Successful Substation Modernization
Date held: October 7, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

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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.

Reducing Wildfire Risk With High-Impedance Fault Detection
Date held: September 23, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar focuses 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.

State-of-the-Art Phasor Domain Protection (Europe)
Date held: Friday, 18 September, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information on generator capability-based loss-of-field protection, universal differential protection, digital distance element implementation using coincidence timing, and zero settings out-of-step tripping and power-swing blocking.

Explore Faster Network Performance, Better Security, and Greater Situational Awareness With SEL SDN
Date held: Thursday, 17 September, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

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This recorded webinar provides information on the power of deny-by-default multilayer packet inspection in your LAN and situational awareness advantages. We also cover how to achieve failover times of less than 100 µs and the new DIN-rail-mounted SEL-2742S Software-Defined Network Switch.

Introduction to Event Analysis Using Actual Field Cases
Date held: September 15, 2020
Duration: 2 hours
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

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

Reliable, Accurate Power Quality Metering and Monitoring (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Thursday, 10 September, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

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This recorded webinar discusses information about power quality concepts and its impact on power systems, features of the SEL-735 Power Quality and Revenue Meter, and integration of the SEL-735 for retrieval and visualization of metering data.

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.

SEL Transformer Protection, Monitoring, and Control (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Thursday, 13 August, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

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This recorded webinar discusses information about the SEL transformer protection relay family, through-fault monitoring a default relay function, transformer thermal life, and tap control and monitoring solutions.

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

Metering
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.

SEL Real-Time Automation Controller, Remote Terminal Unit, and Digital Fault Recording (Asia Pacific)
Date held: Wednesday, 22 July, 2020
Duration: 1 hour
Recorded Webinar

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This recorded webinar discusses key features and advantages of SEL Real-Time Automation Controllers (RTACs), remote terminal unit (RTU) applications, digital fault recorder (DFR) applications, and general applications.

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.

Wide-Area Protection and Control Case Studies
Date held: Thursday, 9 July, 2020
Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Recorded Webinar

Additional Information:

This recorded webinar provides information on SEL solutions for wide-are protection and control applications, including power system stability classification, rotator angle stability, voltage stability, frequency stability, dynamic system studies, and case studies.

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

Metering
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

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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

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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

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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

Metering
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

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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

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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. 

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

Metering
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

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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

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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

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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

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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

Metering
Additional Information:

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

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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

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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

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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.