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.
In this live technical presentation, we will teach you what you need to know to avoid costly outages due to incorrect transformer compensation settings. We will present four simple rules to ensure that you always get your transformer compensation settings correct, and we will show how to use an existing Application Guide tool to identify incorrect compensation settings during commissioning or after a fault. We will 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
This webinar focuses on the new SEL-RP50 Fault Repeater and SEL-FT50 and SEL-FR12 Fault Transmitter and Receiver System, a simple and cost-effective solution for utilities to enhance distribution protection. During the webinar, you will learn about the new SEL-RP50 Fault Repeater; review several SEL-FT50, SEL-RP50, and SEL-FR12 applications; and see results from utility installations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn how SEL powerMAX Power Management and Control Systems prevent blackouts and keep critical processes online using advanced protection and control technologies.
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.
This technical presentation provides information on NERC PRC-027 compliance, applicability. and solutions that help you be ready to meet NERC audits.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This recorded technical presentation provides information on directional overcurrent elements, mho distance elements, and pilot protection, including DCB, POTT, and line current differential.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This recorded technical webinar focuses on several new products and technologies that will improve the speed, safety, and effectiveness of your power system.
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.
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.
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.
This webinar provides insights into and a demonstration of SEL Grid Configurator, a new tool that will replace acSELerator QuickSet SEL-5030 Software.
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.
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.
This webinar offers information on two strategies for reducing wildfire risk—enhanced system protection and system hardening.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this webinar discover some of the more surprising, lesser-known, and strange-looking waveforms captured while monitoring high-voltage transmission lines.
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.
Learn how you can use SEL’s modern digital recloser controls to solve protection challenges that have historically been treated as acceptable anomalies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
This webinar will examine several common bus configurations, present appropriate protection schemes for each configuration, and analyze the protection scheme complexity, advantages, and disadvantages.
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.
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.
The topics discussed will include the following: 1. Load-Shedding Systems 2. Generation-Shedding and Runback Systems 3. Remedial Action Systems
In this webinar, the presenter will review time-domain line protection elements and illustrate their operation performance using real-world faults and digital simulations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The following list contains the topics that will be covered during the webinar: • NERC CIP-007-5 • NERC PRC-005-2 • RTAC Configuration
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.
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.