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NERC Submits WECC Regional Reliability Standards for Approval


February 9, 2009
On February 9, 2009, NERC submitted the following proposed regional reliability standards of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC) to FERC for approval: 

FAC-501-WECC-1 – Transmission Maintenance; 
PRC-004-WECC-1 – Protection System and Remedial Action Scheme Misoperation;
VAR-002-WECC-1 – Automatic Voltage Regulators; and, 
VAR-501-WECC-1 – Power System Stabilizer.

In addition, NERC submitted five new definitions associated with these proposed reliability standards.  The proposed reliability standards and definitions were approved by the NERC Board of Trustees on October 29, 2008.  To view NERC’s filing, click here.