Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the second draft of EOP-010-1, the NERC Reliability Standard that will govern operations preparedness for geomagnetic disturbances (GMD). The project team has made several substantive updates to Draft 1 related to applicability, the type of connections subject to the standard, and the actions or inactions that will lead to a violation

Draft 2 of EOP-010-1 and its support documentation has been posted on the NERC web site for a 45 day review and concurrent ballot. Clients have until October 18, 2013 to return comments and cast their votes on the standard.