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Docket Number
Title/Summary
  
​RM17-11-000
​Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Proposing to Approve Reliability Standard CIP-003-7​

FERC issues a notice of proposed rulemaking proposing to approve (i) Reliability Standard  CIP-003-7 (Cyber Security - Security Management Controls); (ii) revised definitions of Removable Media and Transient Cyber Asset to be included in the NERC Glossary; (iii) the associated VRFs and VSLs; (iv) the associated Implementation Plan; and (v) the retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standard CIP-003-6 and the NERC Glossary definitions of Low Impact External Connectivity and Low Impact BEC Cyber System Electronic Access Point.​

10/19/2017
RM15-11-002
​Order on Geomagnetic Disturbance Research Work Plan​​

FERC issues an order accepting NERC's Geomagnetic Disturbance research work plan as directed in Commission Order No. 830. ​

10/19/2017
​RD17-7-000
​Letter Order Approving an Errata to Voltage and Reactive Control Reliability Standards

FERC issues a letter order approving an errata to Reliability Standards VAR-001-4.1 - Voltage and Reactive Control, VAR-002-4 - Generator Operation for Maintaining Network Schedules, and regional Reliability Standard VAR-501-WECC-3 - Power System Stabilizer.

9/26/2017
RM16-13-000
Order No. 836 Approving Reliability Standards BAL-005-1, FAC-001-3 and retirement BAL-006-2

FERC issues a final rule approving (i) revised Reliability Standards BAL-005-1 and FAC-001-3; (ii) the associated violation risk factors and violation severity levels; (iii) the associated implementation plan; (iv) revisions to the definitions of Automatic Generation Control, Pseudo-Tie; and Balancing Authority; and (v) the retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standards BAL-005-0.2b, BAL-006-2, and FAC-001-2.

9/20/2017
RM16-20-000
​Order No. 837 Approving Reliability Standard PRC-012-2, retirement of Reliability Standards PRC-015-1 and PRC-016-1, and withdrawal of pending Reliability Standards PRC-012-1, PRC-013-1, and PRC-014-1

FERC issues a final rule approving (i) Reliability Standard PRC-012-2; (ii) the associated violation risk factors and violation severity levels; (iii) the associated implementation plan; (iv) retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standards PRC-015-1 and PRC-016-1; and (v) withdrawal of "pending" Reliability Standards PRC-012-1, PRC-013-1, and PRC-014-1.

9/20/2017
RM17-12-000
​Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Proposing to Approve Reliability Standards EOP-004-4, EOP-005-3, EOP-006-3 and EOP-008-2

FERC issues a notice of proposed rulemaking proposing to approve (i) proposed Relaibility Standards EOP-004-4, EOP-005-3, EOP-006-3 and EOP-008-2; and (ii) the retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standards EOP-004-3, EOP-005-2, EOP-006-2, and EOP-008-1.

9/20/2017
RR17-4-000
Letter Order Accepting NERC 2016 Budget True-Up Filing

FERC issues a letter order accepting NERC's 2016 budget true-up filing showing comparisons between budgeted and actual expenditures, audited financial statements, and administrative cost metrics for itself and the eight Regional Entities for the 2016 fiscal year, in compliance with previous Commission orders.

9/14/2017
RM16-6-000
​Notice of Request for Supplemental Comments re Essential Reliability Services and the Evolving Bulk-Power System-Primary Frequency Response 

FERC issues a notice requesting comments on its NOPR issued November 17, 2016, proposing to revise the pro forma Large Generator Interconnection Agreement (LGIA) and Small Generator Interconnection Agreement to impose Frequency Response capability obligations new generation. Comments are due 21 days after publication in the Federal Register.

8/18/2017
RR17-3-000
​Letter Order Approving Amendments to the Texas RE Bylaws and RSDP

FERC issues a delegated order approving amendments to the Texas Reliability Entity, Inc. bylaws and Regional Reliability Standards development process.

5/30/2017
RD17-5-000
Letter Order Approving Regional Reliability Standard VAR-501-WECC-3

FERC issues a delegated letter order approving Regional Reliability Standard VAR-501-WECC-3 (Power System Stabilizers).

4/28/2017
​RD17-4-000
​Letter Order Approving Reliability Standards IRO-002-5 and TOP-001-4

FERC issues a delegated order approving Reliability Standards IRO-002-5 (Reliability Coordination - Monitoring and Analysis) and TOP-001-4 (Transmission Operations).

4/17/2017
RD16-10-000
Letter Order Approving Retirement of Regional Reliability Standard TOP-007-WECC-1a

FERC issued a letter order approving the retirement of regional Reliability Standard TOP-007-WECC-1a - System Operating Limits.

3/10/2017
RM16-13-000
Data Request in Response to Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standards BAL-005-1 and FAC-001-3

FERC issued a data request seeking additional information regarding the current practices of a representative sample of entities potentially affected by the revised Reliability Standards BAL-005-1 and FAC-001-3. 

3/7/2017
RR17-1-000
​Letter Order Approved Amendments to FRCC Regional Reliability SDPM

FERC issues a delegated order approving amendments to Florida Reliability Coordinating Council, Inc. (FRCC) Regional Reliability Standards Development Process Manual (SDPM).

3/3/2017
RD17-3-000
​Letter Order Approving an Interpretation to Regional Reliability Standard BAL-002-WECC-2a

FERC issues a delegated order approving an interpretation of regional Reliability Standard BAL-002-WECC-2a.

1/24/2017
RM16-7-000
Order No. 835 Approving Reliability Standard BAL-002-2

FERC issues a final rule approving Reliability Standard BAL-002-2 (Disturbance Control - Contingency Reserve for Recovery from a Balancing Contingency Event), eight new or revised definitions to be included in the NERC Glossary, retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standard BAL-002-1, associated violation risk factors and violation severity levels, and implementation plan.

1/19/2017
RM16-20-000
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Proposing to Approve Reliability Standard PRC-012-2

FERC issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to approve Reliability Standard PRC-012-2 (Remedial Action Schemes).

1/19/2017
RM15-11-001
Order No. 830-A Denying Rehearing

FERC issues an order denying four rehearing requests of Order No. 830, which approved Reliability Standard TPL-007-1 (Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events).

1/19/2017
RD17-1-000
Letter Order Approving Retirement for Reliability Standard BAL-004-0

FERC issues a letter order approving the retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standard BAL-004-0 (Time Error Correction).

1/18/2017
 

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