Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at three technical summaries posted during 4Q2014 alerting Registered Entities of issues that may pose a risk to their facilities and/or to the greater Bulk Electric System. The three Lessons Learned address unusual, but informative electric system breakdowns that were triggered by a single point of failure – affecting multiple Facilities in the process:

Electric system outages that result from single points of failure continue to be one of NERC’s top reliability concerns. These Lessons Learned capture the seriousness of the threats, which could lead to further regulation if they continue to arise.