Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at NERC’s finalized Geomagnetic Disturbance (GMD) work plan, an activity directed by FERC last year in Docket RM15-11-002. The ERO has added detail to the nine tasks proposed in the preliminary submission and includes an updated project timeline specifying the anticipated completion dates for each of the research activities

Although NERC’s Revised GMD Research Plan has not been approved by FERC, the dollars have been allocated to the initiative and work has begun. The Commission is not expected to withhold final approval, but the schedule and work items could change if they do.