Project 2013-03 Geomagnetic Disturbance Mitigation
Status The nomination period for Standard Authorizationo Request (SAR) drafting team members for the Project 2018-01 Canadian-specific Revisions to TPL-007-2 concluded at 8 p.m. Eastern, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
A 30-day formal comment period on the Standard Authorization Request (SAR) for Project 2018-01 Canadian-specific Revisions to TPL-007-2 is open through 8 pm. Eastern, Monday, April 30, 2018.
Reliability Standard TPL-007-2 – Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events was approved by industry in 2017 and filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on January 22, 2018 and the Canadian authorities on February 27, 2018. The first version of the standard, TPL-007-1, requires entities to assess the impact to their systems from a defined event referred to as the “Benchmark GMD Event." The second version of the standard adds new Requirements R8, R9, and R10 to require responsible entities to assess the potential implications of a “Supplemental GMD Event" on their equipment and systems in accordance with the FERC's directives in Order No. 830.
More information and historical information can be found on the Project 2013-03 Geomagnetic Disturbance Mitigation project page.
Standard(s) Affected: TPL-007-2 – Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events
Purpose/Industry Need The purpose of this project is to enable the option for Canadian Registered Entities to leverage operating experience, observed GMD effects, and on-going research efforts for defining alternative Benchmark GMD Events and/or Supplemental GMD Events that appropriately reflect their specific geographical and geological characteristics.
Standard Authorization Request
Unofficial Comment Form (Word)
03/30/18 - 04/30/18
SAR Drafting Team Nominations
Unofficial Nomination Form (Word)
03/30/18 - 04/12/18* extended through 04/19/18
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