ABB has released its 2012 Protective Relay School webinar series schedule. Course offerings have been expanded to include generation, transmission and distribution protection and control fundamentals, as well as IEC 61850 and substation communications. The 2012 series kicked off with Introduction to Protection and Control on May 24, 2012. Participation is free to industry professionals.

Developed for relay technicians and protection engineers, power system consultants and substation automation system and communications engineers, these 90-minute webinars deliver an efficient overview of fundamental protection and control principles, as well as key aspects of the digital substation. Real world implementation and applications will be reviewed, best practices will be discussed, and a live online format allows participants to interact directly with the presenters.