FERC Issues Four Reliability Orders to Strengthen Grid
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The second order grants NERC a nine-month extension to submit an analysis of violation severity levels (VSL) set forth in the Commission’s June 19, 2008, VSL order, and also allows NERC to use its Reliability Standards development process to develop VSLs, as long as that process produces timely results. To read this order, click here.
The third order is a NOPR, in which FERC proposes to make mandatory for balancing authorities within the Western Interconnection-wide WECC region an automatic time error correction procedure that will help maintain interconnection frequency and thus reduce accumulated inadvertent interchange energy resulting from differences between scheduled and actual power flows in the Western Interconnection. To read FERC’s NOPR, click here.
In the final order, the Commission remands to NERC the appeal by Constellation Energy Commodities Group Inc. of its registration as a generator operator of an electric generating facility in