Reserve Margins Sufficient for Summer, NERC Finds
ATLANTA  – Anticipated reserve margins for the 2016 Summer in North America exceed the NERC-recommended reference level in all regions as bulk power system owners and operators continue to manage generation in a changing resource mix and the transmission needs to support those changes. The new summer assessment format  emphasizes key resource adequacy and reliability data in each assessment area, which allows stakeholders to more effectively assess potential reliability risks to the bulk power system.
Posted On: 06/15/2016