Today’s LiveWire Spotlight assesses the proposed updates to NERC’s guidance outlining the process and coordination actions that Balancing Authorities must take when they merge with other BAs. The document explains several scenarios involving a reallocation of resources between two or more Balancing Authorities that operate in a multi-BA Interconnection (i.e.; the Western and Eastern).

Version 2 of NERC’s Reference Document on Balancing Authority Area Footprint Change Tasks has been posted for a 45-day stakeholder review. Comments must be returned to reliabilityguidelinecomments@nerc.net by February 18, 2019.