Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines six support documents that facilitate the transition of the Essential Reliability Services Working Group’s (ERSWG’s) measures and data collection activities to other Planning and Operating subcommittees – allowing the Working Group to disband. The ERSWG assumes that the metrics and processes are sufficiently mature to assure a reliable transition to cleaner generation technologies over the next decade or so.

Look for key decision points to be reached in 2018 regarding the integration of renewables. FERC is already considering new reliability measures addressing the explosive growth in DERs, and the technical viability of battery storage and inverter frequency response.