Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at FERC’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking announcing their intention to approve BAL-003-1. In the docket, the Commission Identifies five concerns which may require new requirements applicable to GO/GOPs unless they are satisfied that existing tariffs and market forces will assure generator availability when needed to support the BA’s Frequency Response.

FERC’s proposal to accept BAL-003-1 is currently posted for public review. Clients have until September 27, 2013 to submit comments on the standard and/or the regulatory processes governing Frequency Response.