Today’s LiveWire Spotlight evaluates the second version of the NERC standard addressing System Operator awareness of protective schemes applied in their area. TOP-009-1 consists of three requirements describing the dispensing of knowledge to System Operators regarding Composite Protection Systems and Remedial Action Schemes.

The second draft of TOP-009-1 and its support documents have been posted for a 45 day review period and concurrent ballot. Clients have until November 19, 2015 to return their comments and vote on the standard.