A new idea for fault localization from Elvia is being tested with simulations and in experiments in the National Smart Grid laboratory.

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The goal is to test the reliability of the fault indicators and algorithms for self-healing to reduce the time spent locating and restoring power after an outage.

The main idea is operating the medium voltage network in a ring configuration and, when a fault occurs, combine the fault current measurements from both feeders to locate the fault.

The pilot project received the CINELDI award 2018.

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