FERC Orders/Rules 2018
Docket Number


​Order Denying Request for Rehearing of Order No. 833

FERC issues an order denying the Edison Electric Institute's request for rehearing of Order No. 833 which amended the Commission's regulations to implement provisions of the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act related to Critical Electric Infrastructure Information.



Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Proposing to Approve Reliability Standard TPL-007-2

FERC issues a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to approve Reliability Standard TPL-007-2 (Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events).



Order Granting Approvals in Connection with the Dissolution of SPP RE​

FERC issues an order approving NERC, the Midwest Reliability Organization ("MRO") and SERC's requesting the dissolution of Southwest Power Pool Regional Entity ("SPP RE") and the transfer of its registered entities to MRO and SERC.

​Letter Order Approving Reliability Standard PRC-025-2

FERC issues a delegated order approving Reliability Standard PRC-025-2 (Generator Relay Loadability), the associated implementation plan, and violation risk factors and violation severity levels.



FERC issues a Final Rule approving (i) Reliability Standard CIP-003-7; (ii) the associated violation risk factors and violation severity level assignments; (iii) implementation plan; and (iv) revised definitions for inclusion in the NERC Glossary.
Letter Order Accepting Appendix 3D ROP revisions

FERC issues a letter order accepting NERC's November 21, 2017 filing of proposed revisions to its Appendix 3D of the NERC Rules of Procedure (ROP) to incorporate limitations of membership in Segment 2 to only Independent System Operators (ISOs) and Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs).

AD16-20-000 and RM16-23-000
​Order No. 841 on Electric Storage Participation in Markets Operated by Regional Transmission Organizations and Independent System Operators

FERC issues an order adopting reforms to remove barriers to the participation of electric storage resources in Regional Transmission Organization and Independent System Operator markets.

Press Release

FERC issues an order modifying the pro forma Large Generator Interconnection Agreement and the pro forma Small Generator Interconnection Agreement to ensure that rates, terms and conditions of jurisdictional service remain just and reasonable and not unduly discriminatory or preferential.
​Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Proposing to Approve Reliability Standards CIP-013-1, CIP-005-6, and CIP-010-3​

FERC issues a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) proposing to approve Reliability Standards CIP-013-1, CIP-005-6, and CIP-010-3​. FERC also proposes to direct NERC to (i) modify the CIP Reliability Standards to include EACMS associated with medium and high impact Bulk Electric Cyber Systems within the scope of the supply chain risk management Reliability Standards and (ii) evaluate the risks presented by PACs and PCAs as part of the study already proposed by the NERC Board of Trustees to evaluate the scope and effectiveness of the proposed standards.

​Order No. 840 Approving Reliability Standards EOP-004-4, EOP-005-3, EOP-006-3 and EOP-008-2​​

FERC issues a final rule approving (i) revised Reliability Standards EOP-004-4, EOP-005-3, EOP-006-3 and EOP-008-2; (ii) the associated violation risk factors, violation severity levels, (iii) implementation plans; and (iv) retirement of currently-effective Reliability Standards EOP-004-3, EOP-005-2, EOP-006-2, and EOP-008-1.​