State of Reliability Report Offers Historical Reference on Bulk Power System Trends
ATLANTA – The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) recently released the 2012 State of Reliability report that reviews and assesses the state of reliability based on trends identified through data combined with root cause analysis of events. This report is follow-on to the 2011 foundational report and represents NERC’s integrated view of ongoing bulk-power system reliability trends. The report assesses 18 metrics that address the characteristics of an adequate level of reliability, industry]wide automatic transmission and generating outage rates from 2008 to 2011. Analysis from the frequency response, 2011 demand response availability, event analysis trends, and post summer operations also are highlighted.
Posted On: 05/15/2012