2023 FERC Orders/Rules


Docket Number


Order Approving Revised Texas Reliability RSDP​

FERC issues an Order approving the revised Texas Reliability Entity Regional Reliability Standards Development Process (RSDP).



​Order Approving Standards ROP Revisions​

FERC issues an Order Approving Revisions to the NERC Rules of Procedure (ROP) Regarding Reliability Standards Development. The order also directs a compliance filing withing 18 months.



​Order Approving Reliability Standards IRO-010-5 and TOP-003-6.1​

FERC issues a letter order approving Reliability Standards IRO-010-5 and TOP-003-6.1.



Order No. 902 - Final Rule to Retire the MOD A Reliability Standards and Requirements​

FERC issues a Final Rule approving NERC's request to retire the MOD A Reliability Standards and requirements 



​Order Modifying Settlement Agreement and Directing Compliance Filing​

FERC issues an order modifying the January 16, 2013 Settlement Agreement between the FERC Office of Enforcement and NERC. The order also directs a compliance filing within 60 days.



Order No. 901 - Final Rule Reliability Standards to Address Inverter-Based Resources​

FERC issues its Final Rule directing NERC to develop new or modified Reliability Standards that address reliability gaps related to inverter-based resources in data sharing, model validation, planning and operational studies, and performance requirements. FERC also directs NERC submit an informational filing within 90 days on how NERC will develop standards to address these topic areas. 



Order Accepting 2024 Business Plans and Budgets​

FERC accepts the 2024 business plans and budgets of NERC, the Regional Entities, and the Western Interconnection Regional Advisory Body (WIRAB).



RFI on PRC-023-6​

FERC issues a letter order requesting aditional information to process NERC's March 2, 2023 petition requesting approval of proposed Reliability Standard PRC-023-6. The response is due within 30 days of the order.


Order Approving ITCS Funding Strategy​​

FERC approves NERC's request to expend funds from its Assessment Stabilization Reserve to fund the Inter-Regional Transfer Capability Study (ITCS) directed by the Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2023.



Order Denying Petition​

FERC issues an order denying the petition for rulemaking for a physical security Reliability Standard filed by Secure-the-Grid Coalition.



Order Accepting Compliance Filing re NERC 2023 Budget

FERC accepts NERC's January 3, 2023 Compliance Filing providing additional details about NERC's budget related to the E-ISAC and CRISP.


Order Addressing Arguments Raised on Rehearing

FERC issues an order addressing arguments raised on rehearing regarding Extreme Cold Weather Reliability Standards (EOP-011-3 and EOP-012-1) approved by FERC on February 16, 2023.



Order No. 896 - Final Rule Transmission System Planning Performance Requirements for Extreme Weather​

FERC issues its Final Rule directing NERC to develop a new Reliability Standard or modifications to TPL-001-5.1 that addresses concerns pertaining to transmission system planning for extreme weather within 18 months of publication of the Final Rule in the Federal Register.



Order Approving Registration Work Plan

FERC issues an order approving the Inverter Based Resources Work Plan as directed by FERC in its November 17, 2022 Order.



Notice of Denial of Rehearing​

FERC issues a Notice of Denial of Rehearing by Operation of Law and Proving for Further Consideration regarding a request for rehearing on the Extreme Cold Weather Reliability Standards (EOP-011-3 and EOP-012-1) approved by FERC on February 16, 2023.



​Order Approving PRC-002-4​

FERC issues a letter order approving Reliability Standard PRC-002-4.



Order Approving Reliability Standard CIP-003-9​

FERC issues an order approving Reliability Standard CIP-003-9.



Order Approving Extreme Cold Weather Reliability Standards​

FERC issues an order approving Reliability Standards EOP-011-3 and EOP-012-1 and directing modification of Reliability Standard EOP-012-1.



Order Regarding Internal Network Security Monitoring​

FERC issues an order directing NERC to develop and submit Reliability Standards that require internal network security monitoring within a trusted CIP networked environment for high and medium impact Bulk Electric System (BES)  Cyber Systems within 15 months of the effective date of this order. NERC is also directed to perform a study of all low impact BES Cyber Systems with and without external routable connectivity and medium impact BES Cyber Systems without external connectivity and submit a report within 12 months of the issuance of the order.



Order Accepting 2021 Budget True-up Report​

FERC issues a letter accepting NERC's June 1, 2022 report of the comparisons of budget to actual costs for 2021 for NERC and the Regional Entities.



Order Approving Compliance Filing​

FERC issues an order approving the joint compliance filing of NERC and NPCC amending NPCC Bylaws.