Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines the initial draft of a NERC Reliability Guideline describing the proper composition of a Balancing Authority’s/Reserve Sharing Group’s Operating Reserve – and their ability to offset changes in load.  The posting includes changes identified during a 3-year review to correct errors, eliminate ambiguity, and to account for the most recent developments in BES reliability oversight.

Version 3 of NERC’s Reliability Guideline on Operating Reserve Management has been posted for a 45-day stakeholder review period.  Comments must be returned in the Excel form provided on the RSTC web-site to Darrel.Richardson@nerc.net by March 18, 2021.