Today’s special installment of LiveWire Spotlight examines the latest draft of TOP-001-3, the lone IRO/TOP standard still remaining from the original nine addressed under Project 2014-03. Draft 4 defuses a major controversy by removing a requirement for Transmission Operators to monitor “non-BES” Facilities that may affect a System Operating Limit, which may push the stakeholder approval level above the 2/3 required. . TOP-001-3 Draft 4 and its supporting documentation has been posted for a 30 day review and concurrent ballot. Clients have until January 6, 2015 to provide comments back to the drafting team and vote on the standards.