IEEE Working Group on Switching and Overcurrent Protection (15.06.04)


Application and coordination of switching and overcurrent protective devices for overhead and underground distribution systems. Recommendations to appropriate apparatus committees for necessary standardization of components and providing technical assistance in the development of such standards.


Fred Friend
American Electric Power
1 Riverside Plaza
Columbus, OH  43215

Telephone: +1-614-716-3139

Thomas Gwinn
106 Watkins Farm Road
Rolesville, NC 27571 

Telephone: +1-703-304-4796
Joe Viglietta
PECO Energy Company
2301 Market Street, N3-6
Philadelphia, PA  19103

Telephone: +1-255-841-5794


Next Meeting

The working group and its task forces regularly meet with the IEEE Distribution Subcommittee. See the schedule for the subcommittee's next meetings. Next meeting in Jacksonville, Fl January 2018 .

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P1806  Draft Guide for Reliability Based Placement of Overhead and Underground Switching and Overcurrent Protection Equipment Up to and Including 38 kV

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