IEC TR 61850-1:2013 

Communication networks and systems for power utility automation - Part 1: Introduction and overview


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IEC/TR 61850-1:2013 is applicable to power utility automation systems and defines the communication between intelligent electronic devices in such a system, and the related system requirements. This part gives an introduction and overview of the IEC 61850 standard series. This edition includes the following significant technical changes with respect to the previous edition:
- extended application scope of the IEC 61850 standard:
- power quality domain;
- statistical and historical data;
- distributed generation monitoring and automation purpose;
- for substation to substation communication;
- smart grid considerations.

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Publication typeTechnical Report
Publication date2013-03-14
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 57 - Power systems management and associated information exchangerss
ICS33.200 - Telecontrol. Telemetering
Stability date  2018
File size1695 KB

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