Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines the 2015 Long-Term Reliability Assessment, NERC’s latest study on the reliability, adequacy, and security of the Bulk Power System. It offers four key findings that are expected to substantially change the way the BPS planning and operations are managed in the long-term.

In 2015, gas-fired generation surpassed coal-fired resources for the first time. Already there are reliability impacts unique to the technology – and renewables will introduce more challenges as their usage expands.