Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the latest version of the NERC Glossary term which identifies the electric system elements and facilities that are subject to mandatory Reliability Standards. In it, the drafting team raises the low-voltage loop limit under the radial exclusion (E1) from 30 kV to 50 kV – an important modification to the previous draft.

The second draft of the Definition of the BES (Phase II) has been posted on the NERC website for a 30 day review and concurrent ballot. Comments must be returned and ballots submitted to the project team by September 4, 2013