PRC Studies

PRC Studies

Which NERC PRC studies are required for my generator facility? Is my generator PRC-019 and PRC-025 compliant? How can I get my transmisison system PRC-023 certified? Ready Engineering can help you answer these types of questions and address your facility's central concerns to comply with NERC's PRC standards.

Ready Engineering works with generator owners and operators across North America to assess compliance with NERC standards related to transmission and generator protection, control, and maintenance of system models. The specific standards that Ready can provide specialized consulting services for include:

PRC (Protection and Control) Standards
PRC-001-1.1(ii)System Protection Coordination
PRC-002-2Disturbance Monitoring and Reporting Requirements
PRC-019-2Coordination of Generating Unit or Plant Capabilities, Voltage Regulating Controls, and Protection
PRC-023-4Transmission Relay Loadability
PRC-024-2Generator Frequency and Voltage Protective Relay Settings
PRC-025-1Generator Relay Loadability
PRC-026-1Relay Performance During Stable Power Swings
PRC-027-1Coordination of Protection Systems for Performance During Faults

Depending on the specific NERC standard and client needs, Ready Engineering can complete the following tasks:

  1. Collect protective relay data.
  2. Assist in gathering necessary data from third parties.
  3. Evaluate and coordinate existing protection settings to provide system protection and be compliant with relevant NERC standards.

Ready Engineering's engineers contribute to the industry as members of the Western Interconnection Compliance Forum, ( and the North American Generator Forum (, and participate on NERC standards review teams.

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Jeff  Whitt , PE
360.413.9800 x301
Maysam  Radvar , M.Eng., P.Eng., PE
Engineering Manager, Electrical
360.413.9800 x305