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IEEE C62.23

Application Guide for Surge Protection of Electric Generating Plants

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Organization: IEEE
Publication Date: 6 December 2017
Status: active
Page Count: 60
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This application guide covers surges entering an electric generating plant via transmission and distribution lines and methods to reduce them as well as methods of protecting indoor and outdoor equipment, controls, and communication systems within the plant switchyard, the plant proper, and ancillary facilities within the premises (such as fuel, ash, water, cooling, weather and warning systems) against direct strokes, incoming surges, and internally generated surges.

Purpose

This application guide aids engineers at all levels of surge protection knowledge to decide whether particular generating plants or parts of plants should have surge protection. The guide may be used in estimating the lightning surge and switching surge exposure of electric generating plants in usual, not extreme, exposures. For plants or parts of plants that should be protected, the purpose of this document is to provide guidance in selecting and applying surge protective devices (SPDs).

Document History

IEEE C62.23
December 6, 2017
Application Guide for Surge Protection of Electric Generating Plants
This application guide covers surges entering an electric generating plant via transmission and distribution lines and methods to reduce them as well as methods of protecting indoor and outdoor...
January 1, 1995
Application Guide for Surge Protection of Electric Generating Plants
The purpose of this clause is to guide the reader in understanding the nature of surges that can enter the power plant premises via transmission and distribution lines and to indicate methods to...

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