Chapter 16

Improving Protective System Performance

Initiatives for improving the performance of the protective systems that are applied on electric supply systems are a continuous process and an ongoing challenge. An important part of this process includes

  • Analyzing the performance of protective systems during actual disturbances
  • Maintaining an effective performance measurement system
  • Taking action to remedy problems that are identified

This process can go a long way to improve power system reliability. A reliable supply of electricity is vital to the well-being of individuals, businesses, and industrial complexes. Such supply is often considered as an expectation by the public. When electric supply is lost for extended periods of time, the ...

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