NERC PRC-027-1 Overview and Implementation

Maysam Radvar, PEng, PE, and Casey Whitt, Ready Technologies, a division of Shermco Cover Story, Winter 2021 Cover Story

As generation is connected to the grid, the available short-circuit current is evolving, increasing in areas where synchronous resources are installed and decreasing in areas where inverter-based resources, such as solar and wind power, are installed. With the U.S. Department of Energy’s recent plan to drastically increase the amount of solar connected to the grid over the coming decades, one …