Today’s LiveWire Spotlight article concerns the latest version of PRC-019-1 addressing the activation thresholds of voltage limiting functions as compared to Protection Systems which trip due to out-of-tolerance voltage spikes. It is the third of five recently-issued draft PRC and MOD Standards intended to increase generator availability to the BES without risking equipment damage.

PRC-019-1 Version 2 and its supporting documents have been posted on the NERC website for a 45-day review and successive ballot. Clients have until April 16, 2012 to return feedback to the project team and vote on the Standard.