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FERC Approves Regional Reliability Standard FAC-501-WECC-2

On May 30, 2018, in Docket No. RD18-5-000, FERC issued a delegated order approving regional Reliability Standard FAC-501-WECC-2 (Transmission Maintenance) and the associated Violation Risk Factors and Violation Severity Levels. FERC also approved the retirement of currently-effective regional Reliability Standard FAC-501-WECC-1. Regional Reliability Standard FAC-501-WECC-2 addresses transmission maintenance for specified transmission paths in the Western Interconnection. NERC’s filing was noticed on March 27, 2018. Southern California Edison filed a timely motion to intervene, raising no issues.

To view FERC’s order, click here.