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FERC issues Letter Order Approving Joint Petition Regional Reliability Standard BAL-001-TRE-01-Primary Frequency Response in the ERCOT region

On January 16, 2014, in Docket No. RD13-12, FERC issued a letter order approving regional Reliability Standard BAL-001-TRE-01 and the associated implementation plan, violation severity levels and violation risk factors. On September 18, 2013, NERC filed a joint petition seeking approval of BAL-001-TRE-01. The purpose of regional Reliability Standard BAL-001-TRE-01 is to maintain ERCOT Interconnection steady-state frequency within defined limits by balancing real-power demand and supply in real-time.

To view FERC’s letter order, click here.