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NERC Submits Compliance Filing for Revisions to VRFs for Reliability Standards IRO-018-1 and TOP-010-1

On November 7, 2016, in Docket No. RD-16-6-00, NERC submitted a compliance filing proposing revisions to the Violation Risk Factors (“VRFs”) for Requirement R1 of Reliability Standard IRO-018-1 (Reliability Coordinator Real-time Reliability Monitoring and Analysis Capabilities) and Requirements R1 and R2 of Reliability Standard TOP-010-1 (Real-time Reliability Monitoring and Analysis Capabilities).  On September 22, 2016, the Commission approved the Reliability Standards and the implementation plan, Violation Severity Levels, and some of the proposed VRFs.  In the September 22 Order, the Commission directed NERC to make a compliance filing within 60 days revising the VRF designations for Requirement R1 of Reliability Standard IRO-018-1 and Requirements R1 and R2 of Reliability Standard TOP-010-1 from “medium” to “high”.

To view NERC’s compliance filing, click here.