FERC, NERC, Regional Entity Staff Make Recommendations for Grid Operating Assessments

WASHINGTON, D.C. Staff from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and its regional entities today issued a report outlining recommendations for real-time assessments of grid operating conditions.

Real-time assessments evaluate system conditions using real-time data to measure existing and potential operating conditions to ensure continued reliable operation of the bulk electric system. The joint staff review focuses on strategies and techniques used by reliability coordinators and transmission operators to perform these assessments following a loss or degradation of data or tools used to maintain situational awareness. The review included on-site discussions with representatives of nine participating reliability coordinators and transmission operators.

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Posted On: 07/08/2021