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NERC Filings to FERC 2013
 
 

 NERC Filings to FERC

 
  
Title/Summary
  
RM13-11-000
​Informational Filing of NERC Regarding Frequency Response Annual Analysis

NERC submits its Annual Analysis of Frequency Response report for the administration and support of proposed Reliability Standard BAL-003-1 (Frequency Response and Frequency Bias Setting).

12/30/2013
RR13-10-001
 
NERC submits a compliance filing to restore and add text to Section 1 of Exhibit E of the NERC-WECC Delegation Agreement, in response to Paragraphs 2 and 50 of FERC's December 6, 2013 order. NERC also responds to Paragraphs 41 and 52 of the order.
 
12/20/2013
RD14-9-00012/20/2013
RM13-12-000, RM13-14-000, RM13-15-000
​NERC Motion to Defer Action​​

NERC submits a motion to defer action on NERC's request to approve revisions to the Transmission (TOP) and Interconnection Reliability Operations and Coordination (IRO) Reliability Standards until January 31, 2015.​

12/20/2013
RR14-1-000
​Petition for Approval of Proposed Revisions to the Southwest Power Pool Regional Entity Standards Development Process Manual​

NERC submits proposed revisions to the Southwest Power Pool Regional Entity Standards Development Process Manual, which is contained in Exhibit C to the amended and restated Delegation Agreement between NERC and SPP.

12/20/2013
RM14-3-000
​Supplemental  Informational Filing (PRC-023-3) to the Petition of NERC for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard PRC-025-1 (Generator Relay Loadability)​

NERC submits Reliability Standard PRC-023-3 as a Supplement to the Petition of NERC for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard PRC-025-1 (Generator Relay Loadability).​

12/17/2013
RD14-2-000
​Petition of NERC for Approval of Revisions to the Definition of "Bulk Electric System" and Request for Expedited Action​

NERC submits proposed revisions completed in Phase 2 of Project 2010-17 to the definition of the term “Bulk Electric System” in the NERC Glossary of Terms used in Reliability Standards for Commission approval.

12/13/2013
RD13-9-000

NERC submits a Notice of Withdrawal of the Joint Petition for Approval of Proposed Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-SPP-01 (Underfrequency Load Shedding).
12/11/2013
RR13-9-002
​NERC's 2014 Business Plan and Budget Corrected Appendix 2

NERC submits its corrected version of Appendix 2, "2012 NEL Calculations and Allocations to Load Serving Entities (or Designee) for the 2014 NERC and RE [Regional Entity] Assessments," to NERC's 2014 Business Plan and Budget filing, originally submitted on August 23, 2013.

12/3/2013
RR13-3-001
​Compliance Filing on Revisions to NERC Rules of Procedure Appendix 4D

NERC submits a compliance filing in response to FERC's September 3, 2013 order approving revisions to the NERC Rules of Procedure Appendix 4D -Procedure for Requesting and Receiving Technical Feasibility Exceptions to NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards.

12/2/2013
RM06-16-000
​Third Quarter 2013 Compliance Filing of NERC in Response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693​

NERC submits the Third Quarter 2013 compliance filing in response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693. Order No. 693 requires that NERC provide a quarterly informational filing regarding the timeframe to restore power to the auxiliary power systems of U.S. nuclear power plants following a blackout as determined during simulations and drills of system restoration plans. This filing contains the referenced material pertaining to the third quarter of 2013.​

11/26/2013
RM13-16-000
​NERC Comments in Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Generator Verification Reliability Standards​​

NERC submits comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to approve the following Reliability Standards: MOD-025-2 (Verification and Data Reporting of Generator Real and Reactive Power Capability and Synchronous Condenser Reactive Power Capability), MOD-026-1 (Verification of Models and Data for Generator Excitation Control System or Plant Volt/Var Control Functions), MOD-027-1 (Verification of Models and Data for Turbine/Governor and Load Control or Active Power/Frequency Control Functions), PRC-019-1 (Coordination of Generating Unit or Plant Capabilities, Voltage Regulating Controls, and Protection), and PRC-024-1 (Generator Frequency and Voltage Protective Relay Settings).

11/25/2013
RR13-9-001
 
NERC submits a compliance filing in response to Paragraph 23 of the November 1, 2013 2014 Business Plan and Budget Order of NERC and the Regional Entities. Paragraph 23 cited to a $3.8 million amount referred to in NERC’s Business Plan and Budget as “restricted” working capital to offset future liabilities regarding lease agreements, and directed NERC to submit a compliance filing indicating how NERC will allocate the $3.8 million consistent with NERC’s Working Capital and Operating Reserve Policy.
 
11/22/2013
FA11-21-000
​Compliance Filling in Response to January 16 Order

NERC submits an unaudited report of NERC’s budget-to-actual variance information for the third quarter of 2013. This compliance filing is in accordance with the January 16, 2013 Order, which approved a Settlement Agreement between the FERC Office of Enforcement and NERC, related to findings and recommendations arising out of its 2012 performance audit of NERC.

11/14/2013
RM14-1-000
​Petition of NERC for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard EOP-010-1 (Geomagnetic Disturbance Operations)​​

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed Reliability Standard EOP-010-1 (Geomagnetic Disturbance Operations). ​

11/14/2013
RM05-17-000, RM05-25-000, RM06-16-000

NERC submits its Reliability Standards Development Plan: 2014-2016 (2014 Development Plan) in accordance with Section 210 of the NERC Rules of Procedure.​

11/8/2013
RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000
​Analysis of NERC Standards Process Results, Third Quarter 2013​ 

NERC submits its third quarter 2013 ballot results​ in response to the FERC January 18, 2007 Order requiring NERC to closely monitor and report the voting results for NERC Reliability Standards each quarter for three years.
10/30/2013
RM13-7-000
Errata to Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard PRC-005-2 (Protection System Maintenance)​

NERC submits an Errata​ to Petition of NERC for approval of proposed Reliability Standard PRC-005-2 (Protection System Maintenance)​.

10/30/2013
AD13-8-000

NERC submits a doc-less motion to intervene in the proceeding in regards to certain requirements of NERC's proposed Reliability Standard BAL-003-1 (Frequency Response and Frequency Bias Setting).
10/18/2013
RM13-11-000
NERC Reply Comments in Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Approve BAL-003-1​​

NERC submits reply comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to approve Reliability Standard BAL-003-1 (Frequency Response and Frequency Bias Setting).
​​
10/15/2013
RM13-5-000
Informational Filing Regarding CIP 5 Reliability Standard Implementation Study​​

NERC submits an informational filing regarding the Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards (CIP Version 5) Implementation Study.​​

10/11/2013
RR13-12-000
Doc-less Motion to Intervene in Docket No. RR13-12-000

NERC submits a doc-less motion to intervene in the proceeding regarding the WECC formation of Peak Reliability.

10/4/2013
RM13-5-000
​Errata to Petition for Approval of CIP Version 5​​

On September 30, 2013, NERC submitted an errata to the proposed defined terms and Violation Severity Levels associated with version 5 of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards (CIP Version 5) pending before the Commission. NERC submits a replacement, Attachment 2 that contains corrected clean and redline version of proposed Reliability Standard CIP-002-5.1.

10/1/2013
EL13-22-000
Status Report Informational Filing in Response to FERC's March 4, 2013 Order

NERC submits this quarterly report on the status of an investigation into PacifiCorp's allegations in a November 16, 2012 complaint against the Western Electricity Coordinating Council and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. FERC directed NERC to file quarterly status reports until the investigation is completed, in its March 4, 2013 order on the complaint.​

10/1/2013
RR10-1-001
2013 Annual Report of NERC on Wide-Area Analysis of Technical Feasibility Exceptions

NERC submits the 2013 Annual Report on Wide-Area Analysis of Technical Feasibility Exceptions (TFEs) in compliance with Paragraphs 220 and 221 of FERC Order No. 706, FERC’s January 21, 2010 Order Approving TFE Procedures and Ordering Compliance Filing, and Appendix 4D of the NERC Rules of Procedure.

9/30/2013
RM13-5-000
​Errata to Petition for Approval of CIP Version 5​

NERC submits an Errata to the Petition of NERC for Approval of Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards (CIP Version 5).​

9/30/2013
RM13-19-000
​Petition of NERC for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard PRC-025-1​​

NERC submits proposed Reliability Standard PRC-025-1 (Generator Relay Loadability) for approval. ​

9/30/2013
RM13-11-000
​NERC Comments on Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Frequency Response​

NERC submits comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) regarding proposed Reliability Standard BAL-003-1 (Frequency Response and Frequency Bias Setting).

9/27/2013
RM13-7-000
​Comments of NERC in Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on PRC-005-2 (Protection System Maintenance)​​

NERC submits comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) regarding proposed Reliability Standard PRC-005-2 (Protection System Maintenance).​​

9/23/2013
RM13-13-000
​Joint Comments of NERC and WECC in Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for BAL-002-WECC-2 (Contingency Reserve)​​

NERC and WECC submit comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to approve regional Reliability Standard BAL-002-WECC-2 (Contingency Reserve).​​

9/23/2013
RC13-4-000 and RC13-4-001
Motion for Leave to Answer and Answer regarding SLECA

NERC submits a motion for leave to answer and answer on the South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association registration appeal rehearing.​

9/23/2013
RD13-12-0009/18/2013
RD11-13-000
Informational Filing of NERC Regarding Definition of Protection System

NERC submits an informational filing regarding the implementation of the modification to the definition of "Protection System" in the NERC Glossary of Terms.​

9/9/2013
RR13-9-000
NERC Response to EEI's Request for Extension of Time

NERC submits this response to Edison Electric Institute's motion requesting an extension of time to September 20, 2013 to file comments on the proposed 2014 Business Plans and Budgets of NERC and the Regional Entities.​

9/9/2013
RR13-11-000
Request to Change Address in the NERC ROP

NERC requests to update its address in the NERC Rules of Procedure to reference the Atlanta, GA office now that the Princeton, NJ office is closed.​

8/30/2013
RM06-16-000
Second Quarter 2013 Nuclear Compliance Filing of NERC in Response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693

NERC submits the Second Quarter 2013 compliance filing in response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693. Order No. 693 requires that NERC provide a quarterly informational filing regarding the timeframe to restore power to the auxiliary power systems of U.S. nuclear power plants following a blackout as determined during simulations and drills of system restoration plans. This filing contains the referenced material pertaining to the second quarter of 2013.​

8/28/2013
RM13-8-000
NERC Comments on the P81 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

NERC submits comments in response to the FERC June 20, 2013 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to approve NERC's petition to retire 34 Requirements within 19 Reliability Standards and proposing to withdraw 41 outstanding directives.

8/27/2013
RM13-17-000

NERC submits comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) regarding Communication of Operational Information Between Natural Gas Pipelines and Electric Transmission Operators.​
 
8/26/2013
RR13-10-000
 
NERC submits a petition for approval of amendments to the Delegation Agreement with Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) – amendments to Exhibit A (Regional Boundaries of WECC), B (WECC Bylaws), and E (Funding). The principal purpose of these amendments is to revise various sections and exhibits in the Delegation Agreement to implement a decision by WECC to completely separate its compliance monitoring and enforcement function from the Reliability Coordinator and Interchange Authority functions for the Western Interconnection. That proposed separation was the subject of a declaratory order issued by the FERC on June 20, 2013.
8/26/2013
FA11-21-000
Compliance Filling in Response to January 16, 2013 Order​

NERC submits its Board of Trustees compensation study and decision. This compliance filing is in accordance with the January 16, 2013 Order, which approved a Settlement Agreement between the FERC Office of Enforcement and NERC, related to findings and recommendations arising out of its 2012 performance audit of NERC.​

8/23/2013
RR13-9-000
Request for Acceptance of NERC's 2014 Business Plan and Budget Filing and the 2014 Business Plans and Budgets of the Regional Entities

NERC submits its request for acceptance of NERC's 2014 Business Plan and Budget Filing and the 2014 Business Plans and Budgets of the Regional Entities and for the approval of proposed assessments to fund budgets. ​

8/23/2013
RD13-11-000
Joint Petition of NERC and WECC for Approval of BAL-004-WECC-02 and BAL-001-1

Attachment to Filing Exhibit G Pt. 2 

NERC submits a joint petition for approval of proposed regional Reliability Standard BAL-004-WECC-02 and proposed Reliability Standard BAL-001-1.

8/20/2013
RC13-4-001
 
NERC submits a request for rehearing on the South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association registration appeal.
8/19/2013
FA11-21-000
Compliance Filling in Response to January 16 Order

NERC submits an unaudited report of NERC’s budget-to-actual variance information for the second quarter of 2013. This compliance filing is in accordance with the January 16, 2013 Order, which approved a Settlement Agreement between the FERC Office of Enforcement and NERC, related to findings and recommendations arising out of its 2012 performance audit of NERC.​ 

8/14/2013
RR13-8-000
Petition for Approval of Amendments to the Delegation Agreement with SPP - Amendments to Exhibit B - SPP's Bylaws

NERC submits a Petition for Approval of Amendments to the Delegation Agreement with Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) – Amendments to Exhibit B - SPP's Bylaws. The proposed SPP bylaw amendments are to Sections 1.0, 3.0, 6.0, and 8.0.

8/9/2013
RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000
Analysis of NERC Standards Process Results, Second Quarter 2013

NERC submits its second quarter 2013 ballot results​ in response to the FERC January 18, 2007 Order requiring NERC to closely monitor and report the voting results for NERC Reliability Standards each quarter for three years.

7/30/2013
NP13-41-000
Spreadsheet Notice of Penalty Filing - Supplemental Information - NP13-41

NERC submits a supplemental filing to the June 2013 Spreadsheet Notice of Penalty.  Docket No. NP13-41-000

7/24/2013
RR13-7-000
Petition for Approval of Amendments to the Delegation Agreement with Texas RE - Amendments to Exhibit D - Texas RE's CMEP

NERC submits a Petition for Approval of Amendments to the Delegation Agreement with Texas Reliability Entity, Inc. (Texas RE) – Amendments to Exhibit D - Texas RE's Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program.

7/17/2013
RM12-4-001
Compliance Filing of Reliability Standard FAC-003-2

NERC submits a compliance filing to the transmission Vegetation Management Reliability Standard, pursuant to Order No. 777: (1) to provide a detailed description of NERC's plan to conduct testing to develop empirical data regarding the flashover distances between conductors and vegetation; (2) to modify the Violation Risk Factor (VRF) for Requirement R2; and (3) to confirm NERC has posted guidance materials for NERC Reliability Standard FAC-003-2.​

7/12/2013
RM12-16-000
Reply Comments of NERC in Response to GOTO NOPR Comments

NERC submits reply comments in response to the comments submitted on June 24, 2013 on the FERC April 18, 2013, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) regarding modifications to four existing Reliability Standards.​

7/9/2013
RM13-6-000
 
NERC submits comments in response to the May 16, 2013 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to remand the proposed interpretation of Reliability Standard BAL-002-1.
 
7/8/2013
EL13-22-000
Status Report Informational Filing in Response to FERC's March 4, 2013 Order

NERC submits this quarterly report on the status of an investigation into PacifiCorp's allegations in a November 16, 2012 complaint against the Western Electricity Coordinating Council and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power. FERC directed NERC to file quarterly status reports until the investigation is completed, in its March 4, 2013 order on the complaint.

7/1/2013
RM12-1-000 and RM13-9-000
Comments of NERC in Response to Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking TPL-001-4

NERC submits comments in response to the FERC May 16, 2013 Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) regarding Reliability Standard TPL-001-4. The proposed modifications improve reliability and resolve issues and concerns with previous standards. The supplemental NOPR proposes to approve Reliability Standard TPL-001-4.​

6/24/2013
RM12-16-000
Comments of NERC on Generator Requirements at the Transmission Interface NOPR

NERC submits comments in response to the FERC April 18, 2013 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) regarding modifications to four existing Reliability Standards, FAC-001-1 (Facility Connection Requirements), FAC-003-3 (Transmission Vegetation Management), PRC-004-2.1a (Analysis and Mitigation of Transmission and Generation Protection System Misoperations), and PRC-005-1.1b (Transmission and Generation Protection System Maintenance and Testing). ​

6/24/2013
RM13-5-000
Comments of NERC on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for Version 5 Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards

NERC submits comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) regarding NERC's proposed Version 5 Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP Version5) Reliability Standards issued by FERC on April 18, 2013.​

6/24/2013
NP13-34-000

NERC submits an errata filing to the May 30, 2013 Notice of Penalty regarding an Unidentified Registered Entity.
 
6/7/2013
RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000
Reply Comments of NERC

NERC submits reply comments to extend the effective date of the Definition of BES from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014.​

6/4/2013
RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000
Informational Filing on Bulk Electric System Definition Exceptions

NERC submits this informational filing regarding how a list of facilities and Elements for which Exceptions have been granted and those for which an entity has made a self-determined exclusion, will be maintained. The filing also identifies how information will be made available to the Commission, Regional Entities, and to other interested persons.​

6/3/2013
RM06-16-000
First Quarter 2013 Compliance Filing on Paragraph 629 of Order 693 - Nuclear Data

NERC submits the First Quarter 2013 Compliance Filing of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation in Response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693. Order No. 693 requires that NERC provide a quarterly informational filing regarding the timeframe to restore power to the auxiliary power systems of U.S. nuclear power plants following a blackout as determined during simulations and drills of system restoration plans. This filing contains the referenced material pertaining to the first quarter of 2013.​

5/31/2013
RR13-6-000
NERC 2012 True-Up - Report of Comparisons of Budgeted to Actual Costs for 2012 for NERC and the Regional Entities

NERC submits a filing to provide comparisons of actual to budgeted costs for the year 2012 for NERC and the eight Regional Entities.​

5/30/2013
RM13-16-000
Petition of NERC for Approval of Five Proposed Reliability Standards MOD-025-2, MOD-026-1, MOD-027-1, PRC-019-1, and PRC-024-1

Attachments to the Filing

NERC submits a petition for five new Generator Verification Standards and their accompanying VRFs and VSLs.​

5/30/2013
FA11-21-000
Compliance Filling in Response to January 16, 2013 Order​​

NERC submits its Employee Rewards and Recognition Policy. This compliance filing is in accordance with the January 16, 2013 Order, which approved a Settlement Agreement between the FERC Office of Enforcement and NERC, related to findings and recommendations arising out of its 2012 performance audit of NERC.

5/28/2013
RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000
Motion of the NERC for an Extension of Time of the Effective Date of the Definition of Bulk Electric System and Request for Shortened Comment Period and Expedited Action

This motion requests that the Commission: (1) grant an extension of time of the effective date of the definition of “Bulk Electric System” from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2014, in the interest of regulatory certainty; (2) shorten the period to respond to this motion to May 30, 2013; and (3) issue an order granting the extension prior to June 30, 2013.

5/23/2013
FA11-21-000 and FA11-21-001
 
NERC submits an unaudited report of NERC’s budget-to-actual variance information for the first quarter of 2013. This compliance filing is in accordance with the January 16, 2013 Order, which approved a Settlement Agreement between the FERC Office of Enforcement and NERC, related to findings and recommendations arising out of its 2012 performance audit of NERC.​ 
5/15/2013
RM12-19-000
Comments in Response to NOPR Proposing to Approve MOD-028-2

NERC submits comments in response to FERC's March 21, 2013 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to approve MOD-028-2.

5/13/2013
RR06-1-000
Informational Filing on the Definition of "Adequate Level of Reliability"

NERC submits an informational filing on the definition of "Adequate Level of Reliability" and a supporting technical report. 

5/10/2013
RD13-10-000
Petition for Approval of the NERC Glossary Terms "Bulk-Power System," "Reliable Operation," and "Reliability Standard"

NERC submits a petition for approval of the NERC Glossary Terms "Bulk-Power System," "Reliable Operation," and "Reliability Standard." ​

5/10/2013
RC13-4-000
Motion for Leave to Answer and Answer on the South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association Appeal Answer
 
NERC submits a motion for leave to answer and answer on the South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association registration appeal answer.
 
4/30/2013
RD13-9-000
Joint Petition of NERC and SPP RE for Approval of Proposed Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-SPP-01 (Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding)

NERC and SPP RE jointly submit a petition for approval of PRC-006-SPP-01 (Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding).​

4/26/2013
RR13-5-000
Petition for Approval of Amendments to Delegation Agreement with MRO - Amendments to the Regional Reliability Standards Process Manual

NERC submits a petition for approval of revisions to the Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) Regional Reliability Standards Process Manual.​

4/26/2013
RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000
 
NERC submits an informational report on the analysis of NERC Standards Process Results for the First Quarter 2013 in compliance with an order issued by FERC on January 18, 2007 and a subsequent order on September 16, 2010.
4/25/2013
RD12-5-001
Request for Clarification of NERC on Order Remanding Interpretation to CIP-002-4

NERC asks for clarification on two issues in FERC’s March 21, 2013 Order remanding NERC's proposed interpretation of CIP-002-4, Requirement R2.

4/22/2013
RM13-14-000
 
NERC submits a petition for approval of three Transmission Operation Standards (TOP-001-2—Transmission Operations, TOP-002-3—Operations Planning, TOP-003-2—Operational Reliability Data) one Protection and Control Reliability Standard (PRC-001-2—System Protection Coordination), and retirement of nine existing Reliability Standards and one Requirement from an existing Reliability Standard.
4/16/2013
RM13-15-000
 
NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed Reliability Standards IRO-001-3, IRO-002-3, IRO-005-4, and IRO-014-2.
4/16/2013
EL13-52-000
Motion to Intervene and Comments - EL13-52

NERC submits a Motion to Intervene and Comments on WECC's Petition for Declaratory Order.​

4/15/2013
RM13-13-000
Joint Petition of NERC and WECC for Approval of BAL-002-WECC-2

NERC submits a Joint Petition of NERC and Western Electricity Coordinating Council for approval of WECC Regional Reliability Standard BAL-002-WECC-2 (Contingency Reserve).

Exhibit G

4/12/2013
RD13-8-000

NERC submits a petition for approval of an interpretation to Reliability Standards TPL-003-0a and TPL-004-0.
4/12/2013
RR13-4-000
Petition for Approval of Amendments to the Delegation Agreement with Texas RE - Bylaws 

NERC submits a petition for approval of amendments to the Delegation Agreement with Texas Reliability Entity, Inc. (Texas RE) – Amendments to Texas RE’s Bylaws.​

4/9/2013
RR13-3-000
Petition for Approval of Revisions to NERC Rules of Procedure Appendix 4D and Appendix 2

NERC submits a Petition for Approval of Revisions to Appendix 4D and Appendix 2 of the NERC Rules of Procedure.​

4/8/2013
RM13-12-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard TOP-006-3 (Monitoring System Conditions) (Rapid Revision)

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed Reliability Standard TOP-006-3 (Monitoring System Conditions). This standard revision was made through NERC’s Rapid Revision process to clarify that Transmission Operators are responsible for monitoring and reporting available transmission resources; that Balancing Authorities are responsible for monitoring and reporting available generation resources; and to confirm that Reliability Coordinators, Transmission Operators, and Balancing Authorities are required to supply their operating personnel with appropriate technical information concerning protective relays located within their respective areas.

4/5/2013
RR13-2-000
Reply Comments of NERC in Response to Comment on NERC Revisions to the Standard Processes Manual 

NERC submits comments in response to the comments of the City of Santa Clara made on NERC's Filing for Approval of Revisions to the NERC Standard Processes Manual.​

4/5/2013
RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000
Compliance Filing in Response to Order No. 773 - Approving Revisions to the ERO Definition of BES and Rules of Procedure

NERC submits a filing in response to Order No. 773 Approving Revisions to the Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure. By this filing, NERC submits a schedule outlining how and when it will modify Exclusion E3 of the Bulk-Electric System definition to remove the 100 kV minimum operating voltage in the local network definition.

4/4/2013
RR09-6-003
NERC 2013 Informational Report on the Status and Timetable for Addressing Regulatory Directives

NERC submits an informational report summarizing the progress made and plans for addressing the standards-related directives received from FERC.​

4/1/2013
RM13-11-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard BAL-003-1 (Frequency Response and Frequency Bias Setting)

NERC submits a petition for approval of a proposed Reliability Standard BAL-003-1 (Frequency Response and Frequency Bias Setting). The proposed Reliability Standard ensures that each of the Interconnections have sufficient Frequency Response to guard against underfrequency load shedding (UFLS) due to an event in that Interconnection.

Exhibit K-Part 1

Exhibit K-Part 2

Exhibit L

3/29/2013
RC13-4-000
 
NERC submits a motion to intervene, protest and comment on the South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association registration appeal.
3/18/2013
RC11-6-004
Compliance Filing and Report on CEI and Proposed Enhancements to the FFT Program

NERC submits a compliance filing and report on the Compliance Enforcement Initiative and proposed enhancements to the Find, Fix, Track and Report. The compliance filing was submitted in response to FERC's March 15, 2012 Order. 

3/15/2013
RM12-9-001
Compliance Filing in Response to Order No. 772 on Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-SERC-01

NERC submits a compliance filing in response to Order No. 772 approving Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-SERC-01. By this filing, NERC submits a modification to the rationale statement and VRF for Requirement R6.

3/11/2013
FA11-21-000
Response of NERC to EEI Motion to Intervene, Motion to Consolidate, and Comments

NERC submits a response to Edison Electric Institute's February 22, 2012 Motion to Intervene, Motion to Consolidate, and Comments on NERC's Compliance Filing in Response to Paragraph 30 of November 2, 2012 Commission Order, filed February 1, 2012, in which NERC submitted the “NERC Written Criteria for Determining Whether an Activity is Eligible to Be Funded Under Section 215 of the Federal Power Act.”

3/6/2013
RM12-1-000 and RM13-9-000
Petition for Approval of Modified Transmission Planning Reliability Standards in the Case of System Performance Following Loss of a Single Bulk Electric System Element

NERC submits a petition for approval of modified Transmission Planning (TPL) Reliability Standards that include changes to the Requirements and processes for planned load shed in the event of a single Contingency that are identified in a revised footnote. NERC is also requesting Commission approval of revisions to the Standards that correspond to the Footnote revisions included in this petition and other related documents.​

2/28/2013
RM13-8-000
Petition of NERC for Approval of Retirement of Requirements in Reliability Standards

NERC submits a petition requesting approval of the retirement of 34 Requirements within 19 currently effective Reliability Standards that are redundant or otherwise unnecessary, and for which violations of these Requirements (currently included in Reliability Standards) pose a lesser risk to the reliability of the Bulk-Power System. ​

2/28/2013
RR13-2-000
Petition of NERC for Approval of Revisions to the NERC Standard Processes Manual

NERC files a petition for approval of revisions to the NERC Standard Processes Manual (SPM). The SPM contains all of the procedures governing the Reliability Standards development process. The proposed revisions to the SPM enhance the Reliability Standards development process by providing additional clarity and streamlining the drafting, commenting and balloting processes.

2/28/2013
RM06-16-000
Fourth Quarter 2012 Nuclear Compliance Filing of NERC in Response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693

NERC submits the Fourth Quarter 2012 compliance filing in response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693. Order No. 693 requires that NERC provide a quarterly informational filing regarding the timeframe to restore power to the auxiliary power systems of U.S. nuclear power plants following a blackout as determined during simulations and drills of system restoration plans. This filing contains the referenced material pertaining to the fourth quarter of 2012.  

2/26/2013
RM13-7-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard PRC-005-2 (Protection System Maintenance)

NERC submits proposed Reliability Standard PRC-005-2 which consolidates Reliability Standards PRC-005-1.1b, PRC-008-0, PRC-011-0, and PRC-017-0 into a single proposed Reliability Standard. Proposed PRC-005-2 also addresses the directives related to those Reliability Standards issued by the Commission in Order No. 693.

2/26/2013
RD13-6-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard VAR-001-3 (Voltage and Reactive Control) (WECC Regional Variance)

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed Reliability Standard VAR-001-3 (Voltage and Reactive Control) developed by NERC and WECC that adds a regional variance developed by WECC as Section E of proposed VAR-001-3.

2/25/2013
RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000
 
NERC submits a request for leave to respond and submits a response to the response of Exelon Corporation to the Request for Clarification of NERC of the Commission’s December 20, 2012 Order No. 773 on Revisions to the Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System (BES) and Rules of Procedure.
2/21/2013
RR12-8-001
Compliance Filing in Response to December 20, 2012 Order

NERC submits a compliance filing in response to FERC's December 20, 2012 Order. The December 20, 2012 Order generally approved revisions to the NERC Rules of Procedure filed with FERC on May 7, 2012, but rejected certain proposed revisions which this filing addresses.

2/19/2013
RM08-13-000 and RM08-13-001
 
NERC submits a compliance filing in response to Order Nos. 733 and 759, directing NERC to file with the Commission a test for Planning Coordinators to identify sub-200 kV critical facilities, and the results of that test on a representative sample of utilities in three Interconnections.
2/19/2013
RR12-8-000
Informational Filing in Response to December 20, 2012 Order

NERC submits an informational filing in response to Paragraph 31 of FERC's December 20, 2012 Order. The December 20, 2012 Order generally approved revisions to the NERC Rules of Procedure (ROP) filed with FERC on May 7, 2012, but rejected certain proposed revisions.  Paragraph 31 directs NERC to explain the assessment of Penalties with respect to Regional Entities and to address the issue identified in ROP Sections 402.6 and 404.1.

2/19/2013
RD13-5-000
 
NERC submits a follow-up filing to its December 1, 2010 compliance filing (VSL Filing 2) providing further changes to proposed VRFs and VSLs for NERC Reliability Standards.  Docket Nos. RR08-4-000, RR08-4-001, RR08-4-002, RM08-19-002, RM09-9-000, RM09-14-000, RM09-19-000, RM09-25-000, RM10-10-000, RM10-15-000, RM10-16-000, RD11-2-000, RD11-4-000, and RM11-14-000.
 
2/15/2013
RM13-6-000
Petition for Approval of Interpretation to BAL-002-1 (Disturbance Control Performance)

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed interpretation BAL-002-1a, which includes an interpretation to Requirements R4 and R5 of BAL-002-1.​

2/12/2013
RM12-4-000
Reply Comments of NERC in Response to Comments Submitted on NOPR on Transmission Vegetation Management Standard FAC-003-2

NERC submits reply comments to comments submitted on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on Revisions to Reliability Standards for Transmission Vegetation Management.

2/5/2013
FA11-21-000
 
NERC submits a compliance filing in response to Paragraph 30 of the November 2, 2012 Commission Order in Docket Nos. FA11-21-000 and RR12-13-000. This filing provides NERC's written criteria for determining whether a reliability activity is eligible to be funded under Federal Power Act Section 215.  
 
2/1/2013
RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000
 
NERC submits an informational report on the analysis of NERC Standards Process Results for the Fourth Quarter 2012 in compliance with an order issued by FERC on January 18, 2007 and a subsequent order on September 16, 2010.
1/31/2013
RM13-5-000
Petition of NERC for Approval of CIP Version 5 Reliability Standards

NERC submits a petition for approval of Critical Infrastructure Protection Reliability Standards Version 5

Exhibit F - Part 1 of 2

Exhibit F - Part 2 of 2

Exhibits G-H

1/31/2013
RM06-16-010 and RM06-16-011
Quarterly Report of NERC on Status of Development of BAL-003 (Frequency Response and Bias) 4Q2012

NERC submits its 4th Quarter 2012 Quarterly Report of NERC on Status of Development of BAL-003 (Frequency Response and Bias).​

1/23/2013
RD13-2-000
Reply Comments of NERC on Petition for Approval of VAR-002-2b

NERC submits Reply Comments in response to comments submitted on NERC’s Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard VAR-002-2b concerning the Violation Severity Level for Requirement R2.

1/23/2013
RM12-6-001 and RM12-7-001
Request of NERC for Clarification on Order No. 773 - Revision to ERO Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure

NERC submits a request for clarification on Revisions to the Electric Reliability Organization Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure in Order No. 773 issued by FERC on December 20, 2012.​

1/22/2013
RD13-1-000 and EL13-11-000
Comments in Support of WECC's Motion for Designation of Certain Commission Staff as Non-Decisional

NERC submits comments in support of WECC’s January 14, 2013 Motion for Designation of Certain Commission Staff as Non-Decisional.​

1/17/2013
RM12-22-000
Reply Comments of NERC in Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Reliability Standards for Geomagnetic Disturbances

NERC submits comments in response to comments submitted in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Reliability Standards for Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMD).​

1/10/2013
AD12-12-000
Comments of NERC in Response to Request for Comments and Notice of Technical Conference on Coordination Between Natural Gas and Electricity Markets

NERC submits comments in response to FERC’s Notice of Request for Comments and Technical Conference on the Coordination between Natural Gas and Electricity Markets.​

1/7/2013
RD13-3-000
Errata to Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard EOP-004-2 (Event Reporting)

NERC submits an errata to its December 31, 2012 petition making a minor correction to Exhibit B - Reliability Standard EOP-004-2.

1/4/2013
 

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