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NERC Filings to FERC 2012
 
 

 NERC Filings to FERC

 
  
Title/Summary
  
RM05-17-000, RM05-25-000, RM06-16-000
 
NERC submits the Reliability Standards Development Plan: 2013-2015 (RSDP). The RSDP will: 1. Serve as a management tool to guide and coordinate the development of Reliability Standards and provide benchmarks for assessing progress; 2. Serve as a communications tool for coordinating standards development work with applicable governmental agencies in the United States and Canada and for engaging stakeholders in Reliability Standards development activities; and 3. Provide a basis for developing annual plans and budgets for the NERC Reliability Standards program. Docket Nos. RM05-17-000, RM05-25-000 and RM06-16-000
 
12/31/2012
RD13-3-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard EOP-004-2 (Event Reporting)

NERC submits a petition for approval of standard EOP-004-2 (Event Reporting). The proposed Reliability Standard provides a comprehensive approach to reporting disturbances and events that have the potential to impact the reliability of the Bulk Electric System in accordance with several Commission directives. Docket No. RD13-3-000​

12/31/2012
RR13-1-000
Petition of NERC for Approval of Amendments to Delegation Agreement with ReliabilityFirst Corporation - Amendments to ReliabilityFirst's Bylaws

NERC submits a petition for approval of Amendments to the Delegation Agreement with ReliabilityFirst Corporation – Amendments to ReliabilityFirst’s Bylaws. Docket No. RR13-1-000

12/28/2012
RM12-22-000
Comments of NERC in Response to NOPR Proposing NERC Develop Geomagnetic Disturbance Standards

NERC submits comments in response to the October 18, 2012 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to direct NERC to file for approval with the Commission Reliability Standards that address the risks posed by geomagnetic disturbances (GMDs) to the reliable operation of the Bulk-Power System, in two stages. Docket No. RM12-22-000

12/26/2012
RM12-4-000
Comments of NERC in Response to NOPR on Transmission Vegetation Management Standard FAC-003-2

NERC submits comments in response to the October 18, 2012 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to approve Reliability Standard FAC-003-2. Docket No. RM12-4-000​

12/21/2012
RC11-6-000, RC12-6-000, RC12-7-000​
Follow-up Actions in Response to March 15 Order

NERC submits a response to the November 26, 2012 Data Request regarding FERC’s plans to conduct a yearly survey to collect data on the effectiveness and efficiency of the Find, Fix, Track and Report (FFT) program pursuant to the March 15 Order. Docket Nos. RC11-6-000, RC12-6-000 and RC12-7-000​

12/11/2012
RM12-12-000
Reply Comments of NERC in response to NOPR on Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-NPCC-1

NERC provides reply comments in response to the comments submitted on November 26, 2012, on FERC's September 20, 2012, Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NOPR”) regarding the proposed regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-NPCC-1 (Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding). Docket No. RM12-12-000​

12/11/2012
RC08-5-002 and RC08-5-003
Compliance Filing regarding DOE-PPPO Registration Appeal

NERC submits a compliance filing in response to the Order on Rehearing and Clarification and Compliance Filing regarding the registration appeal for the United States Department of Energy, Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office. Docket Nos. RC08-5-002 and RC08-5-003​

12/7/2012
EL13-11-000 and RD13-1-000
Motion for Leave to Answer and Answer of WECC and NERC as related to Tri-State

Western Electricity Coordinating Council and NERC submit an answer to the November 21, 2012 answer filed in the proceeding related to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Docket Nos. EL13-11-000 and RD13-1-000​

12/6/2012
RM06-16-000
Third Quarter 2012 Nuclear Compliance Filing of NERC in Response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693

NERC submits the Third 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 third quarter of 2012. Docket No. RM06-16-000​

11/29/2012
RM12-12-000
Comments of NERC in Response to NOPR on PRC-006-NPCC-01

NERC submits comments in response to FERC's September 20, 2012 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding the proposed regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-NPCC-1 (Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding). Docket No. RM12-12-000​

11/26/2012
RD13-2-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed Reliability Standard VAR-002-2b

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed Reliability Standard VAR-002-2b (Generator Operation for Maintaining Network Voltage Schedules), the associated implementation plan, Violation Risk Factors (VRFs) and Violation Severity Levels (VSLs), and retirement of the currently effective Reliability Standard VAR-002-1.1b. Docket No. RD13-2-000​

11/21/2012
EL13-11-000 and RD13-1-000
Answer of NERC and WECC to the complaint of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association 
 
NERC and Western Electricity Coordinating Council submit an answer to the complaint of Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. Docket Nos. EL13-11-000 and RD13-1-000
 
11/8/2012
RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000
Informational Report of NERC on Standards Process Results for Third Quarter 2012

NERC submits an informational report on the analysis of NERC Standards Process Results for the Third Quarter 2012 in compliance with an order issued by FERC on January 18, 2007 and a subsequent order on September 16, 2010. Docket Nos. RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000​

10/31/2012
RM06-16-010 and RM06-16-011​
Quarterly Report of NERC on Status of Development of BAL-003 - Frequency Response and Bias

NERC submits its Third Quarter 2012 report on the status of development of BAL-003 - Frequency Response and Bias in compliance with FERC's May, 4, 2012 Order and Order No. 693. Docket Nos. RM06-16-010 and RM06-16-011​

10/31/2012
RM11-11-000
Quarterly Report of NERC on Status of Development of Version 5 CIP Reliability Standards

NERC submits a Third Quarter 2012 report on the status of development of CIP Version 5 Reliability Standards. Docket No. RM11-11-000​

10/31/2012
RM09-13-000
Notice of Withdrawal of BAL-004-1 - Time Error Correction

NERC submits a Notice of Withdrawal of its March 11, 2009 Petition for Approval of the BAL-004-1 Time Error Correction Reliability Standard.  BAL-004-0 is currently effective and is unaltered by the submission of this Notice. Docket No. RM09-13-000​

10/24/2012
RC11-6-003
NERC Compliance Filing - Compliance Enforcement Initiative

NERC submits this filing in compliance with the September 20, 2012 Order requiring NERC to file training materials.  FERC's March 15 Order accepted NERC's petition requesting approval of its proposal to make informational filings in a Find, Fix, Track and Report (FFT) spreadsheet format in connection with the Compliance Enforcement Initiative (CEI).  These training materials are associated with the FFT initiative. Docket No. RC11-6-003  

10/12/2012
RR10-1-001
2012 Annual Report of NERC on Wide-Area Analysis of Technical Feasibility Exceptions

NERC submits the 2012 Annual Report on Wide-Area Analysis of Technical Feasibility Exceptions (TFE) 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. Docket No. RR10-1-001

9/28/2012
RM12-9-000​
Filing of NERC in Support of the SERC Reliability Corporation Response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-SERC-01

NERC files comments in support of SERC Reliability Corporation's response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued on July 19, 2012, proposing to approve Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-SERC-01 - Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding Requirements. Docket No. RM12-9-000​

9/24/2012
RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000
Reply Comments to BES Definition NOPR

NERC submits reply comments in response to comments submitted on September 4, 2012 on the June 22, 2012 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) regarding revisions to the ERO Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure.​

9/20/2012
RR12-13-000​
Update to NERC's Request for Acceptance of the 2013 Business Plan and Budgets of NERC and the Regional Entities and for Approval of Proposed Assessments to Fund Budgets

NERC submits an update to NERC’s request for acceptance of the 2013 Business Plans and Budgets of NERC, the eight Regional Entities and the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body, and approval of the proposed assessments to fund the 2013 budgets, which was originally filed in this docket on August 24, 2012. Docket No. RR12-13-000

9/10/2012
RR12-13-000

NERC submits a response to the motion of EEI to extend the period for filing comments to September 28, 2012 and to shorten the time to respond to the 2013 Business Plans and Budgets of NERC and the eight Regional Entities. Docket No. RR12-13-000​

9/5/2012
RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000
Comments in Response to NOPR on Revisions to the ERO Definition of Bulk Electric System and Rules of Procedure

NERC submits comments in response to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to approve NERC's modifications to the definition of the "Bulk Electric System." Docket Nos. RM12-6-000 and RM12-7-000​

9/4/2012
RM06-16-000
Second Quarter 2012 Nuclear Compliance Filing of NERC in Response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693

NERC submits the Second 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 second quarter of 2012. Docket No. RM06-16-000​

8/31/2012
RM12-19-000
Petition for Approval of MOD-028-2 (Area Interchange Methodology)

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed Reliability Standard MOD-028-2 (Area Interchange Methodology). Docket No. RM12-19-000

8/24/2012
RR12-13-000
Request for acceptance of NERC's 2013 Business Plan and Budget Filing and the 2013 Business Plans and Budgets of the Regional Entities

NERC submits its request for acceptance of NERC's 2013 Business Plan and Budget Filing and the 2013 Business Plans and Budgets of the Regional Entities and for the approval of proposed assessments to fund budgets. Docket No. RR12-13-000

8/24/2012
RD12-5-000
Errata to Petition for Approval of Interpretation to Reliability Standard CIP-002-4 (Critical Cyber Asset Identification)

NERC submits an errata to correct the record regarding the petition for approval of an interpretation to CIP-002-4. Docket No. RD12-5-000​

8/20/2012
RM11-20-002
Compliance Filing In Response to Order No. 763 on Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding Reliability Standards

NERC submits a compliance filing in response to Order No. 763 on Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding and Load Shedding Plans Reliability Standards (PRC-006-1 and EOP-003-2). Docket No. RM11-20-002​

8/9/2012
RM12-12-000​
Errata to Petition for Approval of Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-NPCC-1

NERC submits an errata to the petition for approval of Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-NPCC-1 in which it includes the implementation plan in Exhibit A. Docket No. RM12-12-000

8/3/2012
RD12-5-000
Petition for Approval of an Interpretation to Reliability Standard CIP-002-4 (Critical Cyber Asset Identification)

NERC submits a petition for approval of an interpretation of Reliability Standard CIP-002-4 (Critical Cyber Asset Identification), Requirement R3. Docket No. RD12-5-000

8/1/2012
RD12-6-000
Petition of NERC for Approval of Interpretation to Reliability Standard CIP-004-4 (Personnel and Training)

NERC submits a petition for approval of an interpretation of Reliability Standard CIP-004-4 (Personnel and Training), Requirements R2, R3, and R4, CIP-004-4a. Docket No. RD12-6-000​

8/1/2012
RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000
Informational Report of NERC on Standard Process Results for the Second Quarter 2012

NERC submits an informational report on the analysis of NERC Standards Process Results for the Second Quarter 2012 in compliance with an order issued by FERC on January 18, 2007 and a subsequent order on September 16, 2010. Docket Nos. RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000​

7/31/2012
RM06-16-010 and RM06-16-011
Quarterly Report of NERC on Status of Development of BAL-003 (Frequency Response and Bias)

NERC submits its first quarterly report on the status of development of BAL-003 (Frequency Response and Bias) in compliance with FERC's May, 4, 2012 Order and Order No. 693. Docket Nos. RM06-16-010 and RM06-16-011​

7/31/2012
RM10-5-000
Informational Filing of NERC in Compliance with Order No. 758 - Interpretation of Protection System Reliability Standard

NERC files an informational filing containing the development schedule addressing issues in FERC-approved Reliability Standard PRC-005-1 (Transmission and Generation Protection System Maintenance and Testing). Docket No. RM10-5-000​

7/30/2012
RR12-12-000
Petition for Approval of Amendments to RFC's Delegation Agreement

NERC submits a petition for approval of Amendments to ReliabilityFirst Corporation's Delegation Agreement, including amendments to the Bylaws and Reliability Standards Development Procedure. Docket No. RR12-12-000​

7/30/2012
RM12-16-000
Petition for Approval of FAC-001-1, FAC-003-3, PRC-004-2.1a, and PRC-005-1.1b

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed 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). Docket No. RM12-16-000 ​

7/30/2012
RM12-1-000
Comments of NERC in Response to NOPR Proposing to Remand TPL-001-2

NERC submits comments in response to FERC's April 19, 2012 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking regarding a proposed remand of TPL-001-2  Transmission System Planning Performance Requirements. Docket No. RM12-1-000​

7/20/2012
RC08-5-003
Compliance Filing in response to April 19, 2012 Order

NERC submits a compliance filing in response to the April 19, 2012 Order which directed NERC to either register Ohio Valley Electric Corporation (OVEC) as a load-serving entity or submit a filing explaining why OVEC should not be registered for the load-serving entity function.  Docket No. RC08-5-003​

7/18/2012
AD11-9-000
NERC Response to FERC OER Letter Regarding Winterization and Related Issues

NERC submits a response to FERC OER's letter regarding NERC’s initiative to modify the Reliability Standards to address winterization and related issues. Docket No. AD11-9-000​

7/5/2012
RM11-11-000
Compliance Filing - Quarterly Report on Status of Development of Version 5 CIP Reliability Standards

NERC submits its first quarterly filing on the status of the development of the CIP Version 5 Reliability Standards.  Docket No. RM11-11-000​

7/2/2012
NP12-31-000
Withdrawal of Full Notice of Penalty

NERC submits a Withdrawal of Full Notice of Penalty in connection with the May 30, 2012 submitted Full Notice of Penalty regarding San Diego Gas & Electric.  Docket No. NP12-31-000.​

6/14/2012
NP12-28-000
Withdrawal of Notice of Penalty

NERC submits a Withdrawal of Full Notice of Penalty in connection with the May 30, 2012 submitted Full Notice of Penalty regarding Southern California Edison - Transmission & Distribution Business Unit.  Docket No. NP12-28-000.​

6/14/2012
RR12-8-000
Motion of NERC to Submit Answer to Comments on the Petition for Approval of Revision to the NERC Rules of Procedure

NERC requests leave to submit this answer to the comments filed in response to NERC’s Petition for Approval of Revisions to its Rules of Procedure filed on May 7, 2012.  Docket No. RR12-8-000​

6/7/2012
RM11-20-000
Motion of NERC to Correct the Record regarding Order No. 763

NERC submits a limited motion to correct the record in regard to the Commission’s Final Rule in this proceeding issued on May 7, 2012.  Docket No. RM11-20-000​

6/6/2012
RD12-4-000
Petition of NERC for Approval of Errata Changes to Seven Reliability Standards

NERC proposes errata changes and asks for approval of those changes going forward as BAL-005-0.2b (Automatic Generation Control); EOP-001-0.1b (Emergency Operations Planning); EOP-001-2.1b (Emergency Operations Planning); EOP-002-3.1 (Capacity and Energy Emergencies); IRO-005-3.1a (Reliability Coordination – Current Day Operations); PER-001-0.2 (Operating Personnel Responsibility and Authority); and TOP-002-2b (Normal Operations Planning). Docket No. RD12-4-000​

6/5/2012
RM06-16-000
First Quarter 2012 Nuclear Compliance Filing of NERC in Response to Paragraph 629 of Order No. 693

NERC submits the First 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 first quarter of 2012. Docket No. RM06-16-000​

5/31/2012
RR12-11-000
NERC 2011 True-Up - Report of Comparisons of Budgeted to Actual Costs for 2011 for NERC and the Regional Entities

NERC submits a filing to provide comparisons of actual to budgeted costs for the year 2011 for NERC and the eight Regional Entities.  Docket No. RR12-11-000​

5/30/2012
RM12-4-000
Response of NERC to FERC Office of Reliability's May 4, 2012 Data Request regarding FAC-003-2

NERC files its response to the FERC Office of Electric Reliability’s May 4, 2012 Data Request regarding FAC-003-2.  Docket No. RM12-4-000​

5/25/2012
RR12-10-000
 
NERC submits renewed CMEP Agreements between SERC and FRCC and SERC and SPP RE, and amendments to "Exhibit A to the Amended and Restated Delegation Agreement" of both agreements to reflect the effective date of the agreement. Docket No. RR12-10-000
 
5/24/2012
RM12-4-000
Comments of NERC in Response to PNNL Report on the Use of the Gallet Equation in FAC-003-2

NERC files comments in response to the report prepared by the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) on “Applicability of the ‘Gallet Equation’ to the Vegetation Clearances of NERC Reliability Standard FAC-003-2."  Docket No. RM12-4-000​

5/23/2012
RD12-3-000
Petition for Approval of Interpretation to CIP-006 (Physical Security of Critical Cyber Assets)

NERC submits a petition for approval of interpretation to Reliability Standard CIP-006 (Cyber Security — Physical Security of Critical Cyber Assets). This interpretation will be known as either CIP-006-3d or CIP-006-4d, whichever version of the standard is in effect at the time of FERC approval. Docket No. RD12-3-000​

5/23/2012
RC08-5-002
NERC's Request for Rehearing and Clarification - RC08-5

NERC submits a Request for Rehearing and Clarification in connection with the April 19 Order which granted an appeal filed by the United States Department of Energy, Portsmouth/Paducah Project Office (DOE PPPO) and found that it should not be registered as a load-serving entity (LSE) under the NERC Statement of Compliance Registry Criteria. Docket No. RC08-5-002​

5/21/2012
RM11-18-001
Request of NERC for Reconsideration, or in the Alternative, Rehearing of Order Remanding the Transmission Planning Reliability Standards

NERC submits a Request for Reconsideration, or in the Alternative, Rehearing of Order Remanding the Transmission Planning Reliability Standards.  Docket No. RM11-18-001​

5/21/2012
RR12-9-000
Petition for Approval of Amendments to MRO's Delegation Agreement

NERC submitted a petition for approval of amendments to the Delegation Agreement with Midwest Reliability Organization.  Docket No. RR12-9-000​

5/17/2012
RC11-6-002
NERC Compliance Filing (Compliance Enforcement Initiative)

NERC submits this filing in compliance with the March 15 Order where FERC accepted NERC's petition requesting approval of its proposal to make informational filings in a Find, Fix, Track and Report (FFT) spreadsheet format in connection with the Compliance Enforcement Initiative (CEI). Docket No. RC11-6-002​

5/14/2012
RC11-6-000
NERC's CEI Filing Informational Report

NERC submits this filing in compliance with the March 15 Order where FERC accepted NERC's petition requesting approval of its proposal to make informational filings in a Find, Fix, Track and Report (“FFT”) spreadsheet format in connection with the Compliance Enforcement Initiative ("CEI"). The Report describes the experience from September 2011 to March 2012 as well as the feedback received with regard to the initiative. Docket No. RC11-6-000 ​

5/14/2012
RR12-8-000

NERC submits a filing including revisions to Sections 300, 400, 600, 1000, 1400 and 1700 and to Appendices 2, 4B, 4C, and 5B, and the deletion of Appendices 3C and 6 to the NERC Rules of Procedure (ROP). The proposed revisions are the result of a wide-ranging, comprehensive review of the ROP that was conducted to identify improvements to the underlying processes reflected in the ROP based on the experience to date of NERC and the Regional Entities, to further implement actions identified in 2009 in NERC’s Three-Year ERO Performance Assessment Report, to eliminate internal inconsistencies, and to make other improvements and clarifications identified by the review teams. Docket No. RR12-8-000​

5/7/2012
RM12-12-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed NPCC Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-NPCC-1 (Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding)

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed NPCC regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-NPCC-1 (Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding). Docket No. RM12-12-000​

5/4/2012
RM12-4-000
Request for Information of NERC on the Notice Inviting Comments on the PNNL Report Concerning the Applicability of the Gallet Equation to the Veg. Clearances of NERC Trans. Veg. Mgt. RS FAC-003-2

NERC submits a request for information on the Notice Inviting Comments regarding FAC-003-2 related documents. Docket No. RM12-4-000

5/3/2012
RR06-1-015
Informational Report of NERC on Analysis of Standards Process Results for the First Quarter 2012

NERC submits an informational report on the analysis of NERC Standards Process Results for the First Quarter 2012 in compliance with an order issued by FERC on January 18, 2007 and a subsequent order on September 16, 2010. Docket No. RR06-1-015​

4/30/2012
RD12-1-000
Errata to Petition for Approval of Proposed Texas Regional Entity Reliability Standard IRO-006-TRE-1

NERC submits errata to the petition for approval of proposed Texas Regional Entity Reliability Standard IRO-006-TRE-1 to correct an incorrect reference to an effective date. Docket No. RD12-1-000​

4/27/2012
RM12-4-000
Errata to Petition for Approval of FAC-003-2

NERC submits an errata to the petition for approval of proposed Reliability Standard FAC-003-2 (Transmission Vegetation Management) correcting a typo in the Compliance section of the Reliability Standard. Docket No. RM12-4-000​

4/24/2012
RC11-6-001
Limited Request for Clarification, or, in the Alternative Rehearing of the March 15, 2012 FFT Order

NERC submits a limited request for clarification or, in the alternative, rehearing, of the FERC order issued on March 15, 2012. Docket No. RC11-6-001​

4/16/2012
RM10-5-000
Informational Filing in Response to FERC Order No. 758 - Interpretation of Protection System Reliability Standard

NERC submits a schedule regarding the development of certain technical documents including the identification of devices that are designed to sense or take action against any abnormal system condition that will affect reliable operation and a schedule for the development of the changes to the standard that NERC stated it would propose as a result of the above-referenced documents.  Docket No. RM10-5-000​

4/12/2012
AD12-12-000
Comments of NERC on the Coordination Between Natural Gas and Electricity Markets

NERC provides these comments in response to FERC's Notice Assigning Docket No. and Requesting Comments on the Coordination Between Natural Gas and Electricity Markets and FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller’s request for comments on a set of questions concerning gas-electric interdependence. Docket No. AD12-12-000​

3/30/2012
RM06-16-000
Motion for an Extension of Time
NERC submits a Motion for an Extension of Time to comply with directives from Order No. 693 with respect to BAL-003 (Resource and Demand Balancing Reliability Standard on Frequency Response and Frequency Bias). Docket No. RM06-16-000
 
3/30/2012
RR09-6-003
NERC 2012 Standards Report, Status, and Timetable for Addressing Regulatory Directives

NERC submits the second annual Standards Report, Status, and Timetable for Addressing Regulatory Directives summarizing the progress made and plans for addressing the standards-related directives.  Docket No. RR09-6-003

3/30/2012
RM96-1-037
Comments in Response to Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Standard for Business Practices for Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines

NERC submits comments in response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Standards for Business Practices for Interstate Natural Gas Pipelines and in support of the modified Wholesale Gas Quandrant's (“WGQ”) Standard 0.3.14, which changes the parties to whom pipelines are required to provide notification of operational flow orders and other critical notices. Docket No. RM96-1-037

3/23/2012
RM06-16-000
Errata to NERC Glossary of Terms Definition of IROL

NERC submits an errata changing the term "Cascading Outages" in the FERC-approved NERC Glossary of Terms definition of Interconnection Reliability Operating Limit (IROL) to "Cascading outages."  Docket No. RM06-16-000

3/16/2012
RM10-6-000
Informational Filing of NERC in Response to Order No. 754

NERC submits an informational filing in response to Order No. 754 that includes a report on the reliability issues concerning system protection associated with the Commission-approved interpretation of Requirement R1.3.10 of Reliability Standard TPL-002-0. Docket No. RM10-6-000

3/15/2012
RR12-5-000
Petition for Approval of Amendments to SERC Reliability Corporation's Delegation Agreement

NERC submitted a Petition for Approval of Amendments to SERC Reliability Corporation's Delegation Agreement, specifically to the SERC’s Bylaws and Regional Standards Development Procedure.  Docket No. RR12-5-000​

3/15/2012
AD12-1-000
Comments of NERC and the Eight Regional Entities on the Commission Role Regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

NERC submits these comments on behalf of itself and the eight Regional Entities on the Staff White Paper on the Commission’s Role Regarding Environmental Protection Agency’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (“MATS”). Docket No. AD12-1-000​

2/29/2012
RM06-16-000
Fourth Quarter 2011 Nuclear Compliance Filing in Response to Order No. 693 (4Q2011)

NERC provides 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 2011. Docket No. RM06-16-000 ​

2/29/2012
RM12-2-000
NOPR Comments on Filing of Privileged Materials and Answers to Motions

NERC submits Notice of Proposed Rulemaking ("NOPR") comments in response to FERC’s December 16, 2011 NOPR regarding the Filing of Privileged Materials and Answers to Motions. Docket No. RM12-2-000​

2/27/2012
RR12-4-000
Petition for Approval of Amendments to Delegation Agreements with FRCC - Amendments to FRCC's Bylaws and to Exhibit D of the FRCC Delegation Agreement

NERC submits a filing seeking approval of proposed amendments to NERC’s Delegation Agreement with the Florida Reliability Coordinating Council, Inc. (FRCC) including approval of amendments to FRCC’s Bylaws (included in Exhibit B to the Delegation Agreement) as a “Regional Entity Rule.” Docket No. RR12-4-000​

2/22/2012
RM12-9-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed SERC Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-SERC-01 – Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding Requirements

NERC submits a petition for approval of proposed Regional Reliability Standard, PRC-006-SERC-01 – Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding Requirements. This standard provides regional underfrequency load shedding (“UFLS”) requirements for registered entities in the SERC Reliability Corporation region. Docket No. RM12-9-000​

2/1/2012
RD12-1-000
Petition for Approval of Proposed Texas Reliability Entity Regional Reliability Standard IRO-006-TRE-1 - IROL and SOL Mitigation in the ERCOT Interconnection

NERC submits a petition for approval of Regional Reliability Standard IRO-006-TRE-1 – IROL and SOL Mitigation in the ERCOT Interconnection. This standard was developed to provide and execute transmission loading relief procedures that can be used to avoid and mitigate System Operating Limits (“SOL”) or Interconnection Reliability Operating Limits (“IROL”) exceedences for the purpose of maintaining the reliable operation of the bulk electric system in the ERCOT region. Docket No. RD12-1-000​

2/1/2012
RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000
Informational Report of NERC on Analysis of Standards Process Results for the Fourth Quarter 2011

NERC submits an informational report on the analysis of NERC Standards Process Results for the Fourth Quarter 2011 in compliance with an order issued by FERC on January 18, 2007 and a subsequent order on September 16, 2010. Docket Nos. RR06-1-000 and RR09-7-000​

1/31/2012
RM12-6-000
Petition for Approval of a Revised Definition of "Bulk Electric System" in the NERC Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards

NERC submits a petition for approval of a revised definition of “Bulk Electric System” in the NERC Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards.  Docket No. RM12-6-000

1/25/2012
RM12-7-000
Petition for Approval of Revisions to its Rules of Procedure to Adopt a Bulk Electric System Exception Procedure

NERC submits a filing in which it requests the Commission to approve revisions to NERC’s Rules of Procedure (“ROP”) for the purpose of adopting a procedure for requesting and receiving exceptions from the NERC definition of Bulk Electric System (“BES Exception Procedure”), as directed by the Commission in Order No. 743. Docket No. RM12-7-000​

1/25/2012
NP12-8-000
NERC submits supplemental information regarding SMUD NOP

NERC submits a supplemental informational filing regarding the December 30, 2011 Sacramento Municipal Utility District Notice of Penalty filing. Docket No. NP12-8-000

1/23/2012
RD11-10-000
Compliance Filing in Response to November 17, 2011 Order Approving Reliability Standard FAC-008-3

NERC submits a revision to one VRF for Reliability Standard FAC-008-3, Requirement R2 in compliance with the November 17, 2011 order approving Reliability Standard FAC-008-3.  Docket No. RD11-10-000

1/17/2012
RD11-3-000
Compliance Filing in Response to November 17, 2011 Order Approving Reliability Standard FAC-013-2

NERC submits a FERC-directed revision to two VRFs and one VSL for Reliability Standard FAC-013-2 in compliance with the November 17, 2011 Order approving Reliability Standard FAC-013-2.  Docket No. RD11-3-000

1/17/2012
RC11-1-000 and RC11-2-000
Answer to Comments regarding Compliance Filing for Cedar Creek Wind Energy and Milford Wind Corridor Phase I

On December 23, 2011, the Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA), the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) and the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) filed comments in the dockets regarding NERC’s December 2, 2011 compliance filing for Cedar Creek Wind Energy and Milford Wind Corridor Phase I. NERC submits this answer to the comments. Docket Nos. RC11-1-000 and RC11-2-000

1/11/2012
RR09-7-000 and RR10-11-000
Informational Filing regarding Paragraph 773 of Order No. 672

On December 23, 2010, NERC submitted an informational filing in response to Paragraph 773 of Order No. 672 regarding the initial Three Year Regional Entity Audits and Plan for Future Audits. NERC submits this informational filing to report that the initial Audit activities of the eight Regional Entities are completed and to provide information on its plans to focus efforts to restructure the Regional Entity Audit Program. Docket Nos. RR09-7-000 and RR10-11-000

1/6/2012
 

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