Today’s LiveWire Spotlight looks at progress of the implementation of BAL-003-1 – the standard that removes variations in the methods Balancing Authorities use to match natural frequency response with a pre-calculated bias offset. The article identifies key milestones specific to the initial iteration of the Frequency Response process – which ultimately feeds into an annual self-correcting cycle.

On April 1, 2016, BAL-003-1 R1 will take effect. By that date, Clients must perform their initial FRS Form 2 analysis and establish their Frequency Bias Settings accordingly.