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Spotlight on NERCs Reliability Assurance Initiative Updates

The subject of today’s LiveWire Spotlight is the five concept papers posted by the Reliability Assurance Initiative team. They outline the underlying theory behind the risk-based Compliance approach and the strategic steps to transition from the present...

Spotlight on NERCs Rapid Revision Process

Today’s LiveWire Spotlight evaluates NERC’s Rapid Revision Process, which formalizes the approach piloted in three projects initiated in 2012 at the behest of the NERC Standards Committee. The draft proposes criteria to identify ambiguous requirements that...

Spotlight on 2012 NERC Audit Settlement Announcement

Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines the settlement closing out FERC’s findings from the May, 2012 examination of NERC’s budgetary development and oversight processes. The action resolves the remaining thirteen open recommendations for which an agreement could...

Spotlight on NERC's Reliability Issues Steering Committee Update

Today’s LiveWire Spotlight addresses the latest meeting of the RISC Committee – the fourth since the committee was instated to assess progress on NERC’s reliability initiatives and evaluate the urgency of pending issues. The committee collects a number of...