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FERC Issues Final Rule Approving 3 FAC Standards

December 27, 2007
On December 27, 2007, FERC issued Order No. 705 approving three NERC Reliability Standards concerning Facilities Design, Connections and Maintenance (“FAC”) and directing NERC to develop a modification to one of the three FAC Standards. The three FAC Standards, designated FAC-010-1, FAC-011-1 and FAC-014-1, require planning authorities and reliability coordinators to establish methodologies to determine system operating limits for the Bulk-Power System in the planning and operation horizons. To view the complete order, click here.