Communications architecture for intelligent electronic devices

  • US 6,751,562 B1
  • Filed: 03/22/2001
  • Issued: 06/15/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 11/28/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. An electrical power management architecture comprising:

  • at least one intelligent electronic device (“

    IED”

    ) coupled with a portion of an electrical power system and further coupled with an internal network;

    the at least one IED further comprising at least one sensor coupled with the portion of the electrical power system and further operative to sense at least one electrical parameter in the portion of the electrical power system and generate first power management data related thereto;

    a firewall, the firewall operative to securely couple an external network with the internal network; and

    a network interface operative to couple the at least one IED with the internal network and facilitate a communications, initiated by the at least one IED, of the first power management data through the firewall from the internal network to the external network.

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