The Next Evolution in Improving Reliability Indices – Single Phase Automation

Paul Rogers

Manager, Engineering and Operations at Midwest Electric

Nic DiFonzo

Sr. Automation Engineer at G&W Electric Co.

Learning Objectives

Single phase Fault Location, Isolation, and Service Restoration (FLISR) along with Loss Of Voltage (LOV) automation is the newest method for improving reliability indices such as SAIDI, SAIFI, and MAIFI. It can be implemented on any size system using an array of different methods. This presentation will review the options currently available in the market to accomplish single phase automation, with a focus on one Midwest cooperative’s decision to implement model based single phase automation.