Today’s LiveWire Spotlight is on NERC’s 2013-2015 Standards Development Plan – which identifyies those projects which will be assigned development budget and resources. This latest version Incorporates new priorities such as geomagnetic disturbance and cold weather preparedness; facility connection requirements that encourage technology upgrades and renewables deployment; and improved monitoring tools/DME.

On December 19, 2012, NERC’s Board of Trustees adopted the 2013-2015 Reliability Standards Development Plan. It is now the official plan-of-record for the next three years.