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FERC Approves Reliability Standard PRC-024-3

On July 9, 2020, in Docket No. RD20-7-000, FERC issued a delegated letter order approving Reliability Standard PRC-024-3. Reliability Standard PRC-024-3 was submitted by NERC on March 20, 2020. NERC states that Reliability Standard PRC-024-3 improves upon currently-effective Reliability Standard PRC-024-2 by clarifying the voltage and frequency protection settings requirements so that generating resources continue to support grid stability during defined system voltage and frequency excursions. NERC explains that Reliability Standard PRC-024-3 clarifies the types of protection subject to the requirements and incorporates language used by inverter manufacturers and solar development owners, while ensuring correct protection settings for applicable bulk electric system generating resources.

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