Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the output from the Essential Reliability Services Task Force – the team developing a framework of measures intended to assure a reliable transition to cleaner generation technologies over the next decade or so. They have recommended a group of metrics that are intended to capture early signs of Bulk Electric System instability caused by an increase in variable sources of energy.

Clients should look for key decision points to be reached in 2015 regarding the integration of renewables. Although policy makers are not willing to accept defeat, the economic and technical challenges are proving to be far more significant than anticipated.