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FERC Issues Order Directing Informational Filings Related to CIP Standards Project

On February 20, 2020, in Docket No. RD20-2-000, FERC issued an order directing NERC to submit informational filings on two Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standards: (1) Project 2016-02 – Modifications to CIP Standards and (2) Project 2019-02 – BES Cyber System Information Access Management. Specifically, FERC is requesting schedule information, including the current status of the project, the interim target dates, and the anticipated filing date for the new or modified Reliability Standards. NERC is required to submit this informational filing within 30 days of the date of issuance of the order and will also be required to submit quarterly progress updates.

To view FERC’s order, click here.