StatusThe formal comment period, ballot, and non-binding poll of the associated Violation Risk Factors and Violation Severity Levels for BAL-002-3 Disturbance Control Standard—Contingency Reserve for Recovery from a Balancing Contingency Event concluded 8 p.m. Eastern, Tuesday, May 8, 2018. The ballots were extended an additional day to reach quorum.BackgroundOn January 19, 2017, FERC issued an order approving Reliability Standard BAL-002-2. FERC Order also directed NERC to make two modifications to the BAL-002-2 standard and revise two VRFs. The revision for the VRFs will be handled outside of this SAR.With regard to FERC’s directed modifications to BAL-002-2, the order stated:“Accordingly, we direct NERC to develop modifications to Reliability Standard BAL-002-2, Requirement R1 to require Balancing Authorities (BA) or Reserve Sharing Groups (RSG): (1) to notify the reliability coordinator of the conditions set forth in Requirement R1, Part 1.3.1 preventing it from complying with the 15-minute ACE recovery period; and (2) to provide the reliability coordinator with its ACE recovery plan, including a target recovery time. NERC may also propose an equally efficient and effective alternative.”Standard(s) Affected – BAL-002-2Purpose/Industry NeedThe primary goal of this SAR is to allow the standard drafting team (SDT) for Project 2017-06, Disturbance Control to modify standard BAL-002-2 to address the directives of the January 19, 2017 FERC Order, and to ensure consistency within the NERC body of Reliability Standards.
Draft 1 BAL-002-3 Clean | Redline to Last Approved Implementation Plan Supporting Materials Unofficial Comment Form (Word) Rationales for BAL-002-3
Initial Ballot and Non-binding PollUpdated InfoInfoVote
04/27/18 - 05/08/18
Extended an additional day to reach quorum
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