Today’s LiveWire Spotlight article addresses eight Regional Entity programs governing automated load shedding when frequency excursions threaten the BES – all tied to the progress of NERC Project 2007-01. Each employs unique strategies to transition from the “dash zero” Standard, although there are similarities between some Regions.

FERC is expected to accept PRC-006-1 during the first quarter of 2012. Once approved, its requirements will supersede all conflicting regional Manuals, Protocols, and Criteria one year later.