Today’s LiveWire Spotlight provides a summary of the descriptions, resolutions, and the penalties assessed for Reliability Standards’ violations from January 1 thru March 31, 2020.  The article explains the facts, risk assessments, and corrective actions for 26 separate findings reported in NPCC, RFC, SERC, and WECC.

Cyber security violations or those that contribute to system events continue to result in the highest penalties.  However, Transmission-vegetation clearances, the calculation of System Operating Limits and Facility Ratings are plainly a compliance priority as well.