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FERC Reviews Notice of Penalty Against SPA

On August 29, 2011, in Docket No. NP11-238, FERC initiated a review of NERC’s Notice of Penalty issued on July 28, 2011, that included a $19,500 penalty against Southwestern Power Administration (SPA) for violations of Reliability Standard CIP-004, Requirements 2.1, 3.2 and 4.1 and Reliability Standard CIP-007, Requirement R1.  Several entities, including the Southwest Power Pool Regional Entity, WECC, APPA, DOE, and NRECA, have moved to intervene. To view FERC’s notice of penalty, click here.