Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the NERC’s five-year performance assessment – the second since being certified as the Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) by FERC in July, 2006. In it, NERC self-assesses their progress against the ERO Strategic Plan – addressing standards reform, the Reliability Assurance Initiative (RAI), electric system risks, the revised BES definition, and the deployment of databases/controls necessary to oversee the Regional Entities.

The ERO’s five-year performance assessment and supporting documentation has been posted been posted on the NERC web site for a 20 day industry stakeholder review. Clients have until March 21, 2014 to provide comments back to the drafting team.