Substation Protection Subcommittee


Evaluate and report on methods used in protective relaying of substations and the consumer or independent power producer, associated equipment and performance of these protective systems. Develop and maintain relaying standards which relate to this equipment and the utility-consumer interface.

Chair: Jeff Barsch

Vice Chair: Adi Mulawarman

Working Groups

WGNameChairVice ChairScope
K10SCC21 Distributed Resources Standard CoordinationBen KazimierMark SiiraTo interface with SCC21/P1547 in order to reduce unnecessary delays by getting PSRC input into the process without having to wait for after-the-fact coordination.
K11Open Phase Detection for Nuclear Generating StationsCharlie SufanaMichael UrbinaWrite a report to the K Subcommittee entitled Methods for Analyzing and Detecting an Open Phase Condition of a Power Circuit to a Nuclear Plant Station Service or Startup Transformer.
K12P1032 Guide for Protecting Transmission Static Var CompensatorsSatish SamineniMartin BestTo work jointly with Substations WG I9 to write a guide for protecting transmission static var compensators. PSRC WG K12 will provide guidance and review on topics that are already covered in other IEEE guides to prevent overlap and identify areas where interpretation of existing guides is necessary to meet the specific application challenges unique to transmissions static var compensators.
K16PC37.91 Revision of IEEE Guide for Protecting Power TransformersWill EnglishSteve ConradTo revise and update C37.91, IEEE Guide for Protecting Power Transformers to correct errors and address additional protection related topics.
K18PC37.108, Guide for Protection of Secondary Network SystemsAdi MulawarmanRoger WhittakerTo revise and update C37.108-2002 –Guide for the Protection of Secondary Network Systems.
K22C37.234 IEEE Guide for Protective Relay Applications to Power System BusesAbu BaparyAlla DeronjaRevise and ballot IEEE Standard C37.234 prior to its expiration in 2019.
K24Summary Paper for PC37.245, Guide for the Application of Protective Relaying for Phase Shifting TransformersBrandon DaviesHillmon LadnerWrite a summary paper to promote the new C37.245 phase shifting transformer protection guide.
K25Revision of C37.99, IEEE Guide for the Protection of Shunt CapacitorsMeyer KaoRick GambleRevise C37.99, IEEE Guide for the Protection of Shunt Capacitors.
K26Revision of C37.109, IEEE Guide for the Protection of Shunt ReactorsKamal GargIlia VolohRevise C37.109-2006, IEEE Guide for the Protection of Shunt Reactors. The revised document will update the protection schemes and add informative annexes with examples.
K27C37.95 IEEE Guide for Protective Relaying of Utility-Consumer InterconnectionsPaul ElkinHillmon LadnerReview and update C37.95 IEEE Guide for Protective Relaying of Utility-Consumer Interconnections.
K28Transaction Paper on GMD Impacts on Protection SystemsQun QiuSteve KleckerThis paper provides background and historical events of Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD), and reviews GMD impacts on power systems equipment, and associated protection and control systems, mitigating measures, and Geomagnetic Induced Current (GIC) monitoring methods. This paper is a summary of the IEEE PES-TR72 report, titled, GMD Impacts on Protection Systems, which is prepared by the Working Group “GMD Impacts on Protection Systems”, the Substation Committee of the Power System Relaying Control committee.

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