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NERC Submits Request to FERC for Interpretation of Four Reliability Standards

On December 19, 2007, NERC requested that FERC approve interpretations to the requirements of the following four FERC-approved Reliability Standards: BAL-001-0, Real Power Balancing Control Performance, Requirement R1; BAL-003-0, Frequency Response and Bias, R3; BAL-005-0, Automatic Generation Control, Requirement R17; and, VAR-002-1, Generator Operation for Maintaining Network Voltage Schedules, Requirements R1 and R2.  NERC’s request ultimately resulted in the issuance of Order No. 713 on July 21, 2008.  To view NERC’s request for interpretation, click here.