Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at the latest three-year work plan that NERC’s Standards Committee expects to process during Calendar Year 2017 and beyond. The highest priority activity will be to implement 31 open FERC directives – which close gaps detected while the Commission was reviewing earlier versions of the standards.

The 2017-2019 Reliability Standards Development Plan has been submitted to FERC in an informational filing. Unless directed otherwise by the Commission, it will serve as the ERO’s implementation roadmap for the remainder of the year.