ABB in North America announces Protective Relay School webinar series

Source: ABB

ABB (NYSE:ABB), the world’s leading power and automation technology company, has released the schedule for the Fall – Winter 2011 Protective Relay School webinar series. Following in the tradition of the highly regarded ABB Relay School, the protective relay webinar series focuses on transmission and sub-transmission protection and control fundamentals, as well as an introduction to IEC 61850 and cyber security basics. Webinars will be conducted in both English and Spanish. 

Developed for relay technicians and protection engineers, power system consultants and substation automation system and communications engineers, these 90-minute webinars deliver an efficient overview of fundamental protection and control principles, as well as key aspects of the digital substation. Real world implementation and applications will be reviewed, best practices will be discussed, and a live online format allows participants to interact directly with the presenters. 

The ABB Protective Relay School webinar series is free to industry professionals and will run from August 24, 2011 to February 12, 2012. Topics include: protection fundamentals for line distance; line differential; and generator, transformer and busbar applications. Substation cyber security and the role of IEC 61850 in substation automation will also be covered. 

To view course descriptions and webinar, calendar and registration information, visit

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