Saturday, October 14, 2017

Hopeless: Relay Protection for Substation Automation

Small present for all Digital Substations, IEC 61850 and Remote Code Execution lovers by Kirill Nesterov @k_v_nesterov and Alexander Tlypov @_Rigmar_


Digital Substation is an essential part of every electrical network. It is also a base ground for modern Smart Grid technologies. More than 4000 of IEC 61850 compatible substations operated in Europe, 20 000+ worldwide, each of the comprising communication and flow of gigawatts of electrical current between large power plants (thermoelectrical, hydroelectrical or even nuclear) and their respective consumers. Such consumers include cities, industrial objects and power plants themselves.