Technical brochure
TB 896 WG B5.48

Protection for Developing Network with Limited Fault Current Capability of Generation

Protection is important to safe and reliable operation of the power grid. Traditional protections are designed based on the fault characteristics of the conventional system with thermal power as the main energy sources. However, new generations, network structures and loads are integrated into the grid, which leads to challenges for protection functions.

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Protection and automation

This Technical Brochure has been created by a Working Group from the CIGRE Protection and automation Study Committee which is one of CIGRE's 16 domains of work.
The scope of the Committee covers the principles, design, application and management of power system protection, substation control, automation, monitoring, recording and metering – including associated internal and external communications and interfacing for remote control and monitoring.

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