Today’s LiveWire Spotlight evaluates FERC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking announcing their intention to approve PRC-005-2. Although the Commission is mostly accepting of the standard, the corresponding definitions, and the implementation plan as is; they ask for additional information in two areas which would increase the volume of evidence needed to demonstrate compliance.

FERC’s proposal to accept PRC-005-2 is currently posted for public review. Clients have until September 23, 2013 to submit comments on the standard and/or the regulatory processes governing Protection System maintenance.