Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at of NERC’s 2019 Reliability Report, which evaluates the North American Bulk Power System’s resilience, security, frequency response, and exposure to reliability threats in Calendar Year 2018. The report consists of five chapters detailing the types of information acquired, aggregated, and analyzed for overall system heath, performance trends, and emerging reliability risks.

Look for NERC to continue to focus on training and awareness-based solutions to reliability threats. Over the longer term, industry stakeholders should look to employ technological advancements (like battery storage) to permanently eliminate the most persistent issues.