Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at four NERC Lessons Learned posted during 1Q2014 alerting Registered Entities of issues that may pose a risk to their facilities. They address unusual, but informative, protection and control system malfunctions that may have been avoided if detected early on.

Protection and control system failures pose a major service risk, and continues to be a top regulatory concern. These Lessons Learned capture the seriousness of the threats, which will only grow as more smart technology is deployed.