| Insights | Electric Reliability Blog

FERC Approves Regional Reliability Standard PRC-002-NPCC-01

On October 20, in Docket No. RD11-8, FERC issued an order approving the Northeast Power Coordinating Council's (NPCC) Protection and Control (PRC) regional Reliability Standard PRC-002-NPCC-01 (Disturbance Monitoring) and two associated new definitions submitted for approval by NERC on May 31, 2011.  The regional Reliability Standard requires transmission owners and generator owners to provide recording capability necessary to monitor the response of the Bulk-Power System to system disturbances, including scheduled and unscheduled outages; requires each reliability coordinator to establish requirements for its area’s dynamic disturbance recording needs; and establishes disturbance data reporting requirements.  To view a copy of this order, click here.