Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines FERC’s expedited approval of PRC-005-6, which bypasses the implementation of all interim PRC-005 standards. The Commission recognized that the sequential execution of multiple implementation plans would have greatly confused both Registered Entities and Compliance Enforcement Authorities.

PRC-005-6 will take effect in the U.S. on January 1, 2016. However, Clients will have a year to add automatic reclosers and sudden pressure relays to their Protection System Maintenance Program (PSMP)