Operating Reliability Subcommittee (ORS)


The Operating Reliability Subcommittee (ORS) assists the NERC Reliability and Security Technical Committee (RSTC) in enhancing Bulk Electric System (BES) reliability by providing operational guidance to the industry; by providing oversight to the management of NERC-sponsored information technology tools and services which support operational coordination and by providing technical support and advice as requested.


  • Provide subcommittee report for the regularly scheduled RSTC meetings.
  • Endorse or approve as applicable revisions to Reliability Plans.
  • Develop comments on the annual State of Reliability report.
  • Develop comments on Adequate Level of Reliability metrics.
  • Develop recommendations to the RSTC on reliability guidelines.
  • Develop responses to other directives and requests of the RSTC.


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BCRC_Reliability_Plan_20200901.pdfBC Hydro Reliability Plan9/1/2020
CAISO_Reliability_Plan_20191101.pdfCAISO Reliability Plan11/1/2019
ERCOT_Reliability_Plan_20200211.pdfERCOT Reliability Plan2/11/2020
FRCC_RC_Reliability_Plan_20190211.pdfFRCC Reliability Plan2/11/2019
MISO_Reliability_Plan_20200601.pdfMISO Reliability Plan6/1/2020
NPCC_Reliability_Plan_20160907.pdfNPCC Reliability Plan9/7/2016
Peak_Reliability_Plan_20131230.pdfPeak Reliability Plan12/30/2013
PJM_Reliability_Plan_20200401.pdfPJM Reliability Plan4/1/2020
SaskPower_Reliability_Plan_20121212.pdfSaskPower Reliability Plan12/12/2012
SERC_Reliability_Plan_20140210.pdfSERC Reliability Plan2/10/2014
SeRC_Reliability_Plan_20160919.pdfSeRC Reliability Plan9/19/2016
SPP_Reliability_Plan_20191210.pdfSPP Reliability Plan12/10/2019
TVA_Reliability_Plan_20200301.pdfTVA Reliability Plan3/1/2020
VACAR-South_Reliability_Plan_20200901.pdfVACAR South Reliability Plan9/1/2020