Today’s LiveWire Spotlight evaluates NERC’s latest webinar on extreme cold weather readiness awareness. The content is closely related to two NERC’s Lesson Learned describing actual incidents where severe cold weather systems impaired normal circuit breaker operations in response to Faults.

The threat of a major cold weather event that debilitates the North American energy infrastructure still weighs heavily on FERC. For now, they are mostly satisfied that progress is being made on improving resilience, and no new standards are required.