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FERC Issues Order Denying Rehearing of Definition of Bulk Electric System

On March 17, 2011, FERC issued Order No. 743-A, an order on rehearing of Order No. 743, a Final Rule directing NERC to revise the definition of "bulk electric system" to address concerns that the flexibility of Regional Entities to define the term could result in inconsistent application and possibly impact reliability.  Order No. 743-A denies rehearing of Order No. 743 but provides certain clarifications.  To see Order No. 743-A, click here.