Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the 2013 Report on the State of Reliability – the latest evaluation of continent-wide reliability trends prepared by NERC’s Performance Analysis Subcommittee. In it, the authors look for trends in performance that may identify correlations between initiating factors and outages.

The NERC BOT has expressed their confidence in the results captured in the 2013 Reliability Report. An initiative to drive down Misoperations has already begun – with others are planned that address the remaining high-priority risk factors.