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NERC Requests Clarification of FERC Order No. 729 regarding MOD Reliability Standards

On December 22, 2009, NERC submitted a request for clarification of FERC Order No. 729, in which FERC approved modifications to six Modeling, Data, and Analysis (MOD) Reliability Standards and directed NERC to make further modifications to the MOD Reliability Standards in order to make the processes for calculating available transfer capability (ATC) and its various components more transparent. Specifically, NERC requests that the Commission clarify its discussion in Paragraph 95 of Order No. 729 concerning the effective-date for the MOD Reliability Standards adopted in the Order. To view NERC’s request for clarification of Order No. 729, click here.