Today’s LiveWire Spotlight evaluates NERC’s report offering guidance to State and regional regulators charged with implementing the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP) without threatening electric service performance. Among other considerations, the document provides three real-world examples that the EPA considers to be models of a successful and reliable transition to cleaner generation technologies.

Look for key decision points to be reached in 2016 regarding the integration of renewables. Although policy makers seem to believe otherwise, the economic and technical challenges are proving to be far more significant than anticipated.