Today’s LiveWire Spotlight is on three related NERC Lessons Learned assessing the loss of generators during a severe winter event, even though personnel seemed to be well prepared. The intent is to forewarn other industry participants of issues that may pose a risk to their facilities.

In their 2012 development plan, NERC has identified “cold weather preparedness and winterization” as their top emerging issue. No specific effort has been sanctioned, although in-place projects may introduce related requirements.