Applying Protective Relays for your System

An overview of protective relay applications and methods including explanation of new technology in protection. The discussion will touch on topics such as distribution protection, transformer protection, motor protection, generation protection, arc-flash detection, communication assisted protection, remedial action schemes, automation and control, or other protection topics.

Mark Zeller received his BS from the University of Idaho in 1985. He has broad experience in industrial power system maintenance, operations, and protection. He worked over 15 years in the paper industry, working in engineering and maintenance with responsibility for power system protection and engineering. Prior to joining Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Inc. (SEL) in 2003, he was employed by Fluor to provide engineering and consulting services. Since joining SEL, Mark has held positions in research and development, marketing, business development, and sales and customer service. Mark has authored numerous technical papers and holds 4 patents and has additional patents pending through SEL. He has been a member of IEEE since 1985. Mark is currently the Regional Sales and and Customer Service Director for the Northwest.