Today’s LiveWire Spotlight assesses Draft 1 of a Planning Committee document directed at system planners to help them model/assess fuel assurance and pipeline disruption risk.  The guideline recommends a seven-step risk analysis framework that is flexible enough to account for all fuel types, location specific characteristics, and the analysis of low and high probability scenarios.

The initial draft of the NERC Reliability Guideline on Fuel Assurance and Reliability Risk Analysis has been posted for a 45-day industry stakeholder review.  Comments must be returned to reliabilityguidelinecomments@nerc.net by December 18, 2019.