Today’s LiveWire Spotlight evaluates the latest update to NERC’s Operating Committee’s five year guiding principles. It builds on the goals established in the 2015-2019 plan that roll up to guiding principles, providing tangible and measurable indicators of the OC’s performance.

The Operating Committee has clearly moved away from a mandatory approach to reliability compliance. This means that cyber security, gas/electric interoperability, and essential services will take center stage over the next several years.