This LiveWire Spark Alert assesses the impact of the latest draft of the Transmission Operations (TOP) Standards. Please note that Generator Owners and Transmission Owners will be subject to operations data requests from BAs and TOPs under this version.
Overview: The sixth drafts of TOP-001-2, TOP-002-3, and TOP-003-2 have been posted on the Project 2007-03 website for a formal 30-day review period and successive ballot. All transmission operations reliability requirements have been incorporated into the three Standards in response to FERC Order 693, NERC staff recommendations, and industry commentary. Concurrently, PER-001-0 and TOP-004- 2 through TOP-008-1 will be retired by moving and merging requirements.