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FERC Issues Final Rule Approving Regional Reliability Standard

On February 21, 2013 in Dockets RM12-12, FERC issued Order No. 775. This final rule approves Regional Reliability Standard PRC-006-NPCC-01 (Automatic Underfrequency Load Shedding). The Reliability Standard is designed to ensure the development of an effective automatic underfrequency load shedding program to preserve the security and integrity of the Bulk-Power System during declining system frequency events, in coordination with the NERC  continent-wide UFLS Reliability Standard PRC-006-1.

To view FERC’s Order 775, click here