Project 2019-06 Cold Weather

​​​​​Related Files

Status
The ​final ballots concluded 8 p.m. Eastern, Thursday, May 27, 2021 for the following:

-EOP-011-2 – Emergency Preparedness
-IRO-010-4 – Reliability Coordinator Data Specification and Collection
​​-TOP-003-5 – Operational Reliability Data

The voting results can be accessed via the links below. The standards will be submitted to the Board of Trustees for adoption and then filed with the appropriate regulatory authorities.


On March 22, 2021, the Board took action without a meeting to direct the completion of proposed Reliability Standards under Project 2019-06 Cold Weather by June 2021.

In accordance with Section 8.0 of the Standards Committee (SC) Charter, an email ballot was be sent to the SC on March 29, 2021, requesting action by April 1, 2021, to consider the waiver request. The SC was asked to approve the following:​

​​​Approve waiver of Section 4.12 of the Standard Processes Manual (SPM) for
Project 2019-06 Cold Weather, to reduce the length of the additional formal
comment and ballot period(s) from 45 days to as few as 25 days, with ballot(s)

conducted during the last 10 days of the comment period.

The SC voting concluded and the motion to approve the wavier passed. 


Background
In July 2019, the FERC and NERC staff report titled The South Central United States Cold Weather Bulk Electric System Event of January 17, 2018 (Report) was released. Following the report, Southwest Power Pool, Inc. (SPP) submitted a SAR proposing a new standard development project to review and address the recommendations in the Report. The industry need for this SAR according to SPP is to enhance the reliability of the BES ​during cold weather event.

Purpose/Industry Need
To enhance the reliability of the BES during cold weather events by ensuring Generator Owners, Generator Operators, Reliability Coordinators, and Balancing Authorities prepare for extreme cold weather conditions.

Standard(s) Affected: EOP-011, IRO-010, and TOP-003 Standards

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Draft

Actions

Dates

Results
Consideration of Comments

Final Draft

EOP-011-2
Clean | Redline to Last Posted | Redline to Last Approved

IRO-010-4
Clean | Redline to Last Posted | Redline to Last Approved

TOP-003-5
Clean | Redline to Last Posted | Redline to Last Approved

Implementation Plan

Supporting Materials

VRF/VSL Justification







Final Ballots

Info

Vote








05/18/21 - 05/27/21






Ballot Results

EOP-011-2​

IRO-010-4​

TOP-003-5​
​​

Draft 2

EOP-011-2

Clean | Redline to Last Posted​ | Redline to Last Approved

IRO-010-4

Clean | Redline to Last Posted​ | Redline to Last Approved​

TOP-003-5

Clean​ | Redline to Last Posted | Redline to Last Approved

Implementation Plan


Supporting Materials

Unofficial Comment Form (Word)

VRF/VSL Justification


Technical Rationale

EOP-011-2

 

IRO-010-4

 

TOP-003-5​


EOP-011-2 Implementation Guidance








Additional Ballots and Non-binding Polls

Updated Info​

Info

Vote










04/16/21 - 04/26/21



Ballot Results


EOP-011-2

IRO-010-4

TOP-003-5

Non-binding Poll Results

EOP-011-2

IRO-010-4

TOP-003-5




Comment Period

Info

Submit Comments​​




04/02/21 - 04/26/21
​​




Comments Received



Consideration of Comments


Draft 1

EOP-011-2
Clean | Redline

​IRO-010-4
Clean | Redline

​TOP-003-5
Clean | Redline​

Implementation Plan

 

Supporting Materials

Unofficial Comment Form (Word)

VRF/VSL Justification






Initial Ballots and Non-binding Polls

Updated Info​

Info

Vote​










03/03/21 – 03/12/21
​​
Ballot Results

EOP-011-2

IRO-010-4

TOP-003-5

Non-binding Poll Results

EOP-011-2

IRO-010-4

TOP-003-5​


Join Ballot Pools

(There is a separate ballot and non-binding poll for each of the standards, so it is necessary to join each ballot pool in order to submit votes on all of the standards and their associated VRFs and VSLs)







01/27/21 – 02/25/21


Comment Period

Info

Submit Comments​




01/27/21 – 03/12/21


Comments Received


Consideration of Comments​

Standard Authorization Request (SAR)​
The Standards Committee accepted the SAR on September 24, 2020



Drafting Team Nominations

Unofficial Nomination Form (Word)


Nomination Period

Info

Submit Nominations​

 


06/18/20 - 07/02/20​


Standard Authorization Request

Clean | Redline to October 2019 posting | Redline to last posting

Supporting Materials

Unofficial Comment Form (Word)


Comment Period

Info

Submit Comments

 

 


04/22/20 - 05/21/20​

 

Comments Received




Consideration of Comments

 

Standard Authorization Req​uest

 Clean | Redline


Supporting Materials

Unofficial Comment Form (Word)

 


Comment Period

Info

Submit Comments

 


02/19/20 - 03/19/20

 


Comments Received

 


Consideration of Comments

 

 
Supporting Materials
 



Comment Period

Info

Submit Comments​

 



10/04/19 - 11/05/19

 

 

Comments Received

 

 

Consideration of Comments​

 


Drafting Team Nominations

Supporting Materials

Unofficial Nomination Form (Word)

​Nomination Period

Info

Submit Nominations



10/04/19 - 11/05/19​