Release of Relion® 670 series version 2.2
The evolution of Relion® 650 series continues with this release.
We are pleased to announce the release of IED Connectivity Package version 2.2 for the Relion® 650 series. With this release, we bring several new features and enhancements with focus on digital substation applications.
The Relion® 650 series covers a complete set of applications from transformer protection to busbar protection, line protection, breaker protection and bay control.
With the introduction of version 2.2 of the 650 series, we further expand the application areas especially for digital substations, enhancing the system functionality and flexibility.
Key system features such as support for a large number of Ethernet communication ports, HSR redundancy method, and precision time synchronization following the IEC/IEEE 61850-9-3 profile are introduced in this release. Process bus sampled values via IEC/UCA 61850-9-2LE are now supported in all products of the Relion® 650 series family.
New features and benefits
This new version of the IED Connectivity Package for Relion® 650 series enables the interaction between the Relion® 650 series version 2.2 IEDs and the Protection and control IED manager PCM600 version 2.8 or later.
The new IED connectivity package enables handling of enhanced flexible product naming, extended Ethernet and protocol configuration, and easy GOOSE engineering from the Relion® 650 series version 2.2.
The new connectivity package enables support for the following new features in PCM600 version 2.8 and Relion® 650 series version 2.2:
- Support for projects with IEDs that have flexible product naming enabled and IEDs with regular IEC 61850 data model.
- Easy configuration of the, up to four, Ethernet ports.
- Easy and simple protocol configuration for enhanced defense in depth protection.
- GOOSE engineering made efficient with the easy GOOSE engineering feature
- Simple configuration of merging units for IEC/UCA 61850-9-2LE
- An easy way to configure routes for the TCP/IP protocols of the IED
Ordering and delivery
The IED Connect USB memory containing the IED Connectivity Package version 2.2 for Relion® 650 series is always included in the Relion® 650 series product delivery. The USB memory contains the complete technical documentation of the Relion® 650 series version 1.1, 1.3, 2.1 and 2.2.
The new version of the IED connectivity package can also be downloaded via the PCM600 update manager, together with the required IED modules for the above mentioned product releases.
For more information about this release please read the attached release note.
Global Product Manager
Grid Automation Products