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FERC Approves Reliability Standard NUC-001-3, Nuclear Plant Interface Coordination

On November 4, 2014, in Docket No. RD14-13, FERC issued a letter order approving NERC’s proposed Reliability Standard NUC-001-3, Nuclear Plant Interface Coordination, and retiring existing Reliability Standard NUC-001-2.1.  NERC submitted Reliability Standard NUC-001-3 for approval on September 15, 2014.  The Reliability Standard requires coordination between nuclear generation and transmission entities to ensure safe operation at nuclear plants and applies to all nuclear plant operators and transmission entities responsible for providing service to a nuclear plant.  In its letter order, FERC also approved NERC’s proposed Implementation Plan and Violation Risk Factors and Violation Security Levels.

To view FERC’s letter order, click here