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High Voltage Circuit Breaker Subcommittee


Scope

Treatment of all matters relating to high voltage power circuit breakers (above 1000 Volts AC and 3200 Volts DC).



Chairman:

Mike Skidmore

American Electric Power
MikeSkidmore@ieee.org


Vice-Chair / Secretary:

Victor Hermosillo

Alstom Grid
VFHermosillo@ieee.org



What's new in HVCB Subcommittee?


  1. Task Force to evaluate the need for better nameplate reporting of SF6 quantities -- Eldridge Byron to chair
  2. HVCB passed a motion to create a Task Force (TF) to C37.012 to study possible revisions to C37.012 -- Roy Alexander to chair


Subcommittee Documents, Working Groups, and Task Forces:

Document Title Chairperson Activity Status*
C37.04 Standard for Ratings and Requirements for AC High- Voltage Circuit Breakers with Rated Maximum Voltage above 1000 V Stephen Cary Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2017
Ballot Date: 3/8/2006
Completion: 12/31/2018
C37.04-1999 / Cor 1-2009 IEEE Standard for Rating Structure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Corrigendum 1 Jeff Nelson Inactive New WG:
Approved: 6/17/2009
Expires: 12/31/2018
To be incorporated into C37.04
C37.04a-2003 IEEE Standard Rating Structure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis Amendment 1: Capacitance Current Switching Roy Alexander Inactive New WG:
Approved: 5/12/2003
Expires: 12/31/2018
To be incorporated into C37.04
C37.04b-2008 IEEE Standard for Rating Structure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis Amendment 2: To Change the Description of Transient Recovery Voltage for Harmonization with IEC 62271-100 Kirk Smith Inactive New WG:
Approved: 12/10/2008
Expires: 12/31/2018
To be incorporated into C37.04
C37.06-2009 IEEE Standard for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis — Preferred Ratings and Related Required Capabilities for Voltages Above 1000 V Georges Montillet Inactive New WG:
Approved: 9/11/2009
Expires: 12/31/2018
To be incorporated into C37.04
C37.06.1 Recommended Practice for Preferred Ratings for High-Voltage (>1000 volts) AC Circuit Breakers Designated Definite Purpose for Fast Transient Recovery Voltage Rise Times Sushil Shinde Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2016
Ballot Date:
Completion: 12/31/2016
Sponsor ballot opened 7-26-16 and closed on 8-25-16. Chair to file PAR extension before deadline of 10/17/16
C37.09 Standard for Test Procedure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers with Rated Maximum Voltage above 1000V Xi Zhu Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2017
Ballot Date: 6/22/2007
Completion: 12/31/2017
C37.09-1999 / Cor 1-2007 IEEE Standard Test Procedure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis – Corrigendum 1 Georges Montillet Inactive Approved: 3/8/2007
Expires: 12/31/2018
To be incorporated into C37.09
C37.09a-2005 IEEE Standard Test Procedure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis — Amendment 1: Capacitance Current Switching Roy Alexander Inactive Approved: 3/20/2005
Expires: 12/31/2018
To be incorporated into C37.09
C37.09b-2010 IEEE Standard Test Procedure for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis Amendment 2: To Change the Description of Transient Recovery Voltage for Harmonization with IEC 62271-100 Kirk Smith Inactive Approved: 12/9/2010
Expires: 12/31/2020
To be incorporated into C37.09
C37.010 Application Guide for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers > 1000 Vac Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis Helmut Heiermeier Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2016
Ballot Date: 10/31/2015
Completion: 12/31/2018
Document approved and at RevCom. No PAR extension needed.
C37.011-2011 IEEE Guide for the Application of Transient Recovery Voltage for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Denis Dufournet Inactive New WG: 10/1/2017
Approved: 10/31/2011
Expires: 12/31/2021
Revision needed to align with revised C37.04, C37.09 and with IEEE C37.06.1. Study Group established. Will request PAR end of 2017 or early 2018
C37.012-2014 IEEE Guide for the Application of Capacitance Current Switching for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Above 1000 V Roy Alexander Active New WG:
Approved: 3/27/2014
Expires: 12/31/2024
Task Force to C37.012 establised Spring 2016, Roy Alexander to Chair
C37.012-2014 / Cor 1 Guide for the Application of Capacitance Current Switching for AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Above 1000 V - Corrigendum 1: Change to Equation 26 Anne Bosma Inactive New WG: 12/31/2019
Approved: 9/29/2015
Expires: 12/31/2024
Corrigendum has been published
62271-37-013 High-Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear - Part 37-013: Alternating-Current Generator Circuit-Breakers Mirko Palazzo Inactive New WG: 10/1/2022
Approved: 10/1/2015
Expires: 10/1/2025
IEC and IEEE maintenance team to be formed to fix errors. Corrigendum to be established
62271-37-013-2015/Cor 1 IEEE/IEC International Standard for High-Voltage Switchgear and Controlgear -- Part 37-013: Alternating-Current Generator Circuit-Breakers - Corrigendum 1: Corrigendum Mirko Palazzo Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2020
Ballot Date: 10/21/2016
Completion:
PAR for Corrigendum at NESCOM under review - no dates available
62271-37-082-2012 High-voltage switchgear and controlgear – Part 37-082: Standard practice for the measurement of sound pressure levels on alternating current circuit-breakers Leslie Falkingham Inactive New WG: 12/31/2019
Approved: 11/30/2012
Expires: 12/31/2022
C37.015-2009 IEEE Guide for the Application of Shunt Reactor Switching Anne Bosma Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2019
Ballot Date: 6/30/2016
Completion: 12/9/2019
C37.016 Standard for AC High Voltage Circuit Switchers rated 15.5 kV through 245 kV Peter Meyer Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2018
Ballot Date:
Completion: 10/27/2014
C37.017-2010 IEEE Standard for Bushings for High-Voltage [over 1000 V (ac)] Circuit Breakers and Gas-Insulated Switchgear Devki Sharma Inactive New WG: 12/31/2017
Approved: 4/30/2010
Expires: 12/31/2020
C37.081-1981 IEEE Guide for Synthetic Fault Testing of AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis C.L. Wagner Inactive New WG:
Approved: 12/1/1980
Expires: 12/31/2018
Outdated material. References to IEC 62271-101 will be used in C37.09
C37.081a-1997 Supplement to IEEE Guide for Synthetic Fault Testing of AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers Rated on a Symmetrical Current Basis 8.3.2: Recovery Voltage for Terminal Faults; Asymmetrical Short-Circuit Current H. Melvin Smith Inactive New WG:
Approved: 12/9/1997
Expires: 12/31/2018
Outdated material. References to IEC 62271-101 will be used in C37.09
C37.083-1999 IEEE Guide for Synthetic Capacitive Current Switching Tests of AC High-Voltage Circuit Breakers H. Melvin Smith Inactive New WG:
Approved: 6/26/1999
Expires: 12/31/2018
Outdated material. References to IEC 62271-101 will be used in C37.09
C37.10-2011 IEEE Guide for Investigation, Analysis, and Reporting of Power Circuit Breaker Failures W. J. (Bill) Bergman Inactive New WG: 12/31/2018
Approved: 10/31/2011
Expires: 12/31/2021
C37.10.1 Guide for the Selection of Monitoring for Circuit Breakers Dave Mitchell Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2018
Ballot Date:
Completion: 12/31/2017
Plan to ballot after Fall 2016
C37.11-2014 IEEE Standard Requirements for Electrical Control for AC High-Voltage (>1000 V) Circuit Breakers John C. Webb Inactive New WG: 12/31/2021
Approved: 12/10/2014
Expires: 12/31/2024
C37.12 Guide for Specifications of High-Voltage Circuit Breakers (Over 1000 Volts) John C. Webb Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2018
Ballot Date: 9/1/2016
Completion: 12/10/2014
WG chair expects to ballot before Fall 2016
C37.12.1-2007 IEEE Guide for High-Voltage (>1000 V) Circuit Breaker Instruction Manual Content Jeff Mizener Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2020
Ballot Date: 9/14/2016
Completion: 12/31/2016
Sponsor Ballot opened 9-14-16. This document is no longer a guide, it is a recommended practice.
C37.100.5 Standard for Definitions for High Voltage Circuit Breakers Above 1000V Tom Mulcahy Active PAR Expires: 12/31/2019
Ballot Date: 3/29/2016
Completion: 12/31/2018
Motion passed by HVCB to move to ADSCOM Subcommittee
C37.20.6-2015 IEEE Standard for 4.76 kV to 38 kV Rated Ground and Test Devices Used in Enclosures T. W. Olsen Inactive New WG:
Approved: 2/15/2015
Expires: 12/31/2025
ADSCOM joint HVCB/SA
C37.122-2010 IEEE Standard for High Voltage Gas-Insulated Substations Rated Above 52 kV John H. Brunke Inactive New WG:
Approved: 9/30/2010
Expires: 12/31/2020
Joint SUB/SWG HVCB
C37.122.3-2011 IEEE Guide for Sulphur Hexaflouride (SF6) Gas Handling for High-Voltage (over 1000 Vac) Equipment Gordon van der Zel Inactive New WG:
Approved: 11/2/2011
Expires: 12/31/2021
Joint SUB/SWG HVCB
Task Force Task Force to evaluate the need for better nameplate reporting of SF6 quantities. Eldridge Byron Active Task Force requested to discuss SF6 Nameplate Quantities

                 * All future dates are expected dates.


                 For more information on the HVCB Subcommittee please see the Minutes of the Meetings.

Updated: October 5, 2016