Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at NERC’s Electricity Supply and Demand (ES & D) database, which contains actual and projected energy availability/capacity statistics dating back to 1990. The database underlies the annual Long-Term Reliability Assessment (LTRA) of BPS reliability, adequacy, and security.

NERC’s latest Electricity Supply and Demand Database will be a key source of information for policy makers to determine how much generation, distribution, and transmission capacity will be needed in North America over the next decade – and how rapidly the transition to renewables can proceed.