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FERC Accepts NERC Compliance Filing for Reliability Standard FAC-003-2

On September 4, 2013, in Docket No. RM12-4, FERC issued a letter order accepting NERC’s compliance filing in response to Order No. 777, which approved NERC’s proposed Reliability Standard FAC-003-2 (Transmission Vegetation Management). On July 12, 2013, NERC submitted a compliance filing to: (1) provide a detailed description of NERC's plan to conduct testing to develop empirical data regarding the flashover distances between conductors and vegetation; (2) modify the Violation Rick Factor ("VRF") for Requirement R2; and (3) confirm NERC has posted guidance materials for NERC Reliability Standard FAC-003-2.

To view NERC’s filing, click here.