April 16, 2024


RSTC Speaker Urges Industry Effort on BESS Safety
A fire safety expert told members of a NERC committee that more work is needed to improve the safety of grid-connected battery systems.
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NERC RSTC Briefs: March 12-13, 2024
NERC's Reliability and Security Technical Committee approved several standards actions at its first meeting of 2024.
NERC Recommends Phased Approach to INSM
In a new report, NERC recommended against expanding requirements for internal network security monitoring too quickly.
NERC Submits IBR Work Plan to FERC
NERC provided its plan for addressing FERC's directive to address reliability concerns with inverter-based resources.
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RSTC Sends DER Proposal Back to Working Group
NERC's RSTC decided this week not to endorse a proposed standard authorization request relating to distributed energy resources.
NERC Reliability and Security Technical Committee Approves DER Research
The RTSC approved a whitepaper looking into the effects of distributed energy resources and their aggregations on the bulk power system.
NERC Panel Disbands EMP Working Group, OKs Guidance on Grid-forming Storage

NERC will suspend planning to mitigate the impact of an electromagnetic pulse from a nuclear attack, as industry interest has shifted to other priorities.

NERC Committee Delays Guidance on Grid-Forming Batteries
A whitepaper on a pressing matter — managing battery systems connected to the grid — bogged down in a debate over its details as NERC’s Reliability and Security Technical Committee met Wednesday.
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NERC RSTC OKs Standards Projects, Reliability Guidelines
NERC's RSTC wrapped up its meeting with an invocation of the movie "Moneyball" to explain the committee’s place in the “data-driven world” of reliability.
NERC RSTC Briefs: Dec. 6-7, 2022
NERC’s Reliability and Security Technical Committee voted to endorse two standard authorization requests focused on inverter-based resources.

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