Resources
The Industry Resources provided below is a list of useful documents commonly-referenced by industry.

For Drafting Team-specific resources, scroll down to the
Drafting Team Reference Manual and Resources list that follows.

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Drafting Team Nomination Form.docxDrafting Team Nomination Form3/30/2017
Guidance_Doc_Management_Remanded_Interp_091719_Clean.pdfGuidance Document for Management of Remanded Interpretations9/30/2019
NAESB_Procedure_for_Joint_Standards_Development_and_Coordination.pdfNAESB - Procedure for Joint Standards Development and Coordination1/18/2016
NERC_Participant_Conduct_Policy.pdfNERC Participant Conduct Policy8/5/2019
NERC Standards Numbering System.pdfNERC Standards Numbering System1/18/2016
Regional_Reliability_Standards_Evaluation_Procedure 2.1.pdfRegional Reliability Standards Evaluation Procedure 2.11/19/2016
Reliability_Standards_Suggestions_and_Comments_Form.docxReliability Standards Suggestions and Comments Form1/18/2016
RFI.docxRequest for Interpretation (RFI) Form6/28/2017
Request_to_Develop_a_Definition_Form.docxRequest to Develop a Definition Form1/18/2016
Results-Based_Reliability_Standard_Development_Guidance.pdfResults-Based Reliability Standard Development Guidance1/18/2016
SC_Procedure_Approving_the_Posting_of_Reliability_Standard_Supporting_References.pdfSC Procedure - Approving the Posting of Reliability Standard Supporting References1/18/2016
SAR.docxStandard Authorization Request (SAR) Form2/22/2019
Standards_Committee_Charter.pdfStandards Committee Charter1/18/2016
Technical Rationale in Standards.pdfTechnical Rationale in Standards7/13/2017
Weighted_Segment_Voting_Examples.pdfWeighted Segment Voting Examples1/18/2016

 

 
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Acceptance_Criteria_of_a_Reliability_Standard_Quality_Objectives_091719_Clean.pdfAcceptance Criteria of a Reliability Standard Quality Objectives9/30/2019
Adequate_Level_of_Reliability_Definition_(Informational_Filing).pdfAdequate Level of Reliability – Definition (Informational Filing)1/18/2016
Appendix_4B_of_the_Rules_of_Procedure_Sanction_Guidelines.pdfAppendix 4B of the Rules of Procedure – Sanction Guidelines1/18/2016
Appendix_5b_of_the_Rules_of_Procedure_Statement_of_Compliance_Registry_Criteria.pdfAppendix 5b of the Rules of Procedure – Statement of Compliance Registry Criteria1/18/2016
Compliance_Bulletin_2011-001_Data_Retention_Requirements.pdfCompliance Bulletin #2011-001 Data Retention Requirements1/18/2016
Drafting_Team_Nomination_Form.docxDrafting Team Nomination Form3/30/2017
Drafting Team Nominee Selection Criteria.pdfDrafting Team Nominee Selection Criteria7/19/2018
Drafting_Team_Reference_Manual_Posted_April2017.pdfDrafting Team Reference Manual4/6/2017
FERC_Order_18_CRF_Part_39_Rules_Concerning_Cert_of_ERO.pdfFERC Order 18 CRF Part 39 – Rules Concerning Cert of ERO1/18/2016
FERC_Order_Conditionally_Accepting_New_Enforcement_Mechanisms_and_Requiring_Compliance_Filing.pdfFERC Order Conditionally Accepting New Enforcement Mechanisms and Requiring Compliance Filing1/18/2016
FERC_Order_on_VRFs.pdfFERC Order on VRFs1/18/2016
FERC’S_Criteria_for_Approving_Reliability_Standards_from_Order_672.pdfFERC’S Criteria for Approving Reliability Standards from Order 6721/18/2016
Market_Principles.pdfMarket Principles1/18/2016
Milestones_NERC_Reliability_Standards.pdfMilestones – NERC Reliability Standards1/18/2016
NERC_Antitrust_Compliances_Guidelines.pdfNERC Antitrust Compliances Guidelines1/18/2016
NERC_Standards_Numbering_System.pdfNERC Standards Numbering System 1/18/2016
Periodic Review Template Feb 2016.pdfPeriodic Review Template1/18/2017
Reliability_Principles.pdfReliability Principles1/18/2016
Roles and Responsibilities_ SDT Activities.pdfRoles and Responsibilities: Standards Drafting Team Activities9/4/2018
Standard_Drafting_Team_Scope.pdfStandard Drafting Team Scope1/18/2016
Standards_Independent_Experts_Review_Project_Report.pdfStandards Independent Experts Review Project Report6/1/2016
Ten_Benchmarks_of_an_Excellent_Reliability_Standard.pdfTen Benchmarks of an Excellent Reliability Standard1/18/2016
Time_Horizons.pdfTime Horizons1/18/2016
Violation_Risk_Factors.pdfViolation Risk Factors 1/18/2016
VSL_Guidelines.PDFViolation Severity Level Guidelines1/18/2016