Protection System Misoperations

Protection System Operations and Misoperations are reported by Transmission Owners, Generator Owners, and Distribution Providers via the Misoperation Information Data Analysis System (MIDAS) Portal per the accompanying Section 1600 data request. Entities are required to report data on a quarterly basis, within 60 days of the end of each quarter.

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MIDAS Reporting Template Updated as of: 11/5/2019

Deadlines for Data Submission into MIDAS are: 

  • March 1, for the prior year
  • June 29, for Quarter 1, January 1 – March 31
  • August 29, for Quarter 2, April 1 – June 30
  • November 29, for Quarter 3, July 1 – September 30
  • March 1, for Quarter 4, October 1 – December 31 
collapse Grouping : Key MIDAS Documents ‎(2)
MIDAS Portal Nothing to Report FAQ.pdfMIDAS - Nothing to Report
MIDAS_Reporting_Template.xlsxMIDAS Reporting Template*
collapse Grouping : Section 1600 Reference Documents ‎(3)
Data Request Consideration of Comments_20140729.pdfData Request Consideration of Comments
Misoperations_Data_Request_for_Public_Comment.pdfDraft Protection System Misoperations Section 1600 Data Request for Public Comment
PRC-004-3 Section 1600 Data Request_20140729.pdfFinal Draft Protection System Misoperations Section 1600 Data Request