Today’s LiveWire Spotlight examines Version 4 of the ERO’s Event Analysis Process, which was recently approved by NERC’s Operating Committee after a periodic review by subject matter experts and vetted by industry stakeholders.  The latest release clarifies and streamlines the criteria for the outage types that require an Event Analysis, the associated reporting templates, and the time frames for completion.

The Event Analysis Process Version 4 took effect on January 1. By now, Clients should be using the updated criteria to assess the severity of events on their Facilities and determine which must be reported to the ERO Enterprise – using the new Brief Report template.