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FERC Issues Order No. 713 Approving Five of Six Modified Reliability Standards

On July 21, 2008, FERC issued Order No. 713 in Docket No. RM08-7 approving five Reliability Standards related to interchange scheduling and coordination, but directing NERC to provide an explanation regarding one aspect of a modified Reliability Standard concerning transmission loading relief (TLR) procedures.  The Commission also approved NERC's proposed interpretations of the following five specific Reliability Standard requirements: (a) BAL-001-0, R1; (b) BAL-003-0, R3; (c) BAL-005-0, R17; and (d) VAR-002-1, R1 and R2. To view FERC Order No. 713, click here.