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FERC Approves Four Revised WECC Regional Reliability Standards

On April 21, 2011, FERC issued Order No. 751 in Docket No. RM09-9-000, which approved WECC's regional Reliability Standards FAC-501-WECC-1 (Transmission Maintenance), PRC-004-WECC-1 (Protection System and Remedial Action Scheme Misoperation), VAR-002-WECC-1 (Automatic Voltage Regulators), and VAR-501-WECC-1 (Power System Stabilizer). In addition, FERC approved five new regional definitions applicable within the Western Interconnection.  To see the order, click here.