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FERC Approves Regional Reliability Standard BAL-001-TRE-2

On June 19, 2020, in Docket No. RD20-5-000, FERC issued a letter order approving regional Reliability Standard BAL-001-TRE-2 (Primary Frequency Response in the ERCOT Region). Regional Reliability Standard BAL-001-TRE-2 improves upon the currently effective version of the regional standard by: (i) clarifying performance requirements for steam turbines of combined cycle facilities; and (ii) clarifying the responsible entity for addressing Frequency Measurable Event exclusion requests. Additionally, revisions and clarifications are made in the Primary Frequency Response Reference Document.

To view FERC’s order, click here.