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NERC Submits Q2 2011 Information Regarding Nuclear Power Plant Off-Site Power Restoration

On August 31, 2011, in Docket No. RM06-16, NERC submitted a filing in compliance with paragraph 629 of FERC’s Order No. 693. Paragraph 629 requires NERC to provide quarterly information regarding the timeframe to restore power to the auxiliary power systems of U.S. nuclear power plants following a blackout, as determined during simulations and drills of system restoration plans.  Portions of NERC’s filing containing Critical Energy Infrastructure information has been redacted, but to view the public version of NERC’s filing, click here.