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Protection Scheme Half Wavelength Transmission Trunk Using Conventional Relay

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This paper presents the main results on the use of conventional protection hardware to protect a Half Wavelength Transmission Line, or shortly AC-Link, for possible occurrence of three-phase and single-phase fault during energization maneuver. Lines of these dimensions do not exist today, but in countries of continental size they could be an interesting alternative to HVDC transmission, since the AC-Link has less dependence on Power Electronics technology. The studies on performance and relay settings were implemented using the RTDS real-time simulator. It is important to note that the AC-Link protection for the energization maneuver can be performed with existing hardware on conventional relays.

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R. G. Fabián, E. C. Gomes, M. C. Tavares and C. A. Floriano, "Protection Scheme Half Wavelength Transmission Trunk Using Conventional Relay," Energy and Power Engineering, Vol. 5 No. 4B, 2013, pp. 1259-1265. doi: 10.4236/epe.2013.54B239.

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