Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the first proposed update to the NERC technical document addressing generator and transmission Protection System coordination since its original release in 2010. The guidelines examine typical applications of generator relays to assess how they should interact with their transmission system counterparts in a manner that best maintains BES integrity – while assuring valuable components are protected.

Revision 2 of NERC’s Reliability Guideline on Power Plant and Transmission System Protection Coordination has been posted for a 45 day industry stakeholder review. Comments must be returned to “phil.tatro@nerc.net” by August 1, 2014.