Capacitor bank protection and control REV615

Compact and versatile solution for utility and industrial power distribution systems

REV615 is a dedicated capacitor bank protection and control relay for protection, control, measurement and supervision of capacitor banks used for compensation of reactive power in utility and industrial power distribution systems.

Compact and versatile solution for utility and industrial power distribution systems with integration of protection, control, monitoring and supervision in one relay.

Extensive range of protection and control functionality for H-bridge, double-Y-connected and single-Y-connected capacitor banks and feeder cables as well as for harmonic filter circuits.

REV615 is a member of ABB’s Relion® product family and part of its 615 protection and control series of relays.


  • Protection for capacitor banks and harmonic filter circuits

Product benefits

  • Ready-made standard configurations for fast and easy setup with tailoring capabilities
  • Withdrawable plug-in unit design for swift installation and testing
  • Large graphical display for showing customizable SLDs, accessible either locally or through an easy-to-use web-browser-based HMI
  • Extensive life-cycle services

Product features

  • Capacitor bank overload and unbalance protection, non-directional overcurrent and directional earth-fault protection, voltage- and frequency-based protection and measurement functionality
  • Current-based unbalance protection with compensation for natural unbalance as well as current-based switching resonance protection for capacitor banks
  • Optional arc protection and high-speed outputs
  • Supports IEC 61850 Editions 1 and 2, including HSR and PRP, GOOSE messaging and IEC 61850-9-2 LE for less wiring and supervised communication
  • IEEE 1588 V2 for high-accuracy time synchronization and maximum benefit of substation-level Ethernet communication
  • Supports Modbus, DNP3 and IEC 60870-5-103 communication protocols

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