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NERC Proposes VRFs and VSLs for ATC Reliability Standards in Response to FERC Order 729

December 1, 2010

On December 1, 2010, in Docket No. RM08-13, NERC filed a Compliance Filing in response to Paragraph 274 of FERC Order No. 729, addressing Violation Risk Factors (VRFs) and Violation Severity Levels (VSLs) for Available Transfer Capability (“ATC”) Reliability Standards, which includes the following standards: MOD-001-1a (Available Transmission System Capability), MOD-004-1 (Capacity Benefit Margin), MOD-008-1 (Transmission Reliability Margin Calculation Methodology), MOD-028-1 (Area Interchange Methodology), MOD-029-1a (Rated System Path Methodology), and MOD-030-2 (Flowgate Methodology).  To view NERC’s compliance filing, click here.