Today’s LiveWire Spotlight addresses FERC Docket RM11-18-000, which is a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) to remand NERC’s modifications to TPL Table 1, footnote ‘b’ as insufficient. The docket addresses the criteria in the Transmission Planning Standards which spell out the system performance thresholds used in planning simulations – specifically the allowable response to a single contingency event. FERC’s action will negate Project 2010-11’s development effort coordinated with the industry and approved by the NERC Board of Trustees.

Docket RM11-18-000 is posted on the FERC website for public review. Clients have until December 20, 2011 to submit comments on the Commission’s action.

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