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IRO-002-5: Reliability Coordination – Monitoring and Analysis

Purpose:      To provide System Operators with the capabilities necessary to monitor and analyze data needed to perform their reliability functions.

Functional Entities

4.1.1.  Reliability Coordinators

Effective Date: See Implementation Plan

Requirements and Measures

R1.    

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EOP-004-4 – Event Reporting

Purpose

 To improve the reliability of the Bulk Electric System by requiring the reporting of events by Responsible Entities.

Applicability

4.1. Functional Entities: For the purpose of the Requirements and the EOP-004 Attachment 1 contained herein, the following functional entities will be collectively referred to as “Responsible Entity.”

4.1.1.

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PER-003-2: Operating Personnel Credentials

Purpose
To ensure that System Operators performing the reliability-related tasks of the Reliability Coordinator, Balancing Authority and Transmission Operator are certified through the NERC System Operator Certification Program when filling a Real- time operating position responsible for control of the Bulk Electric System.

Applicability

  • Reliability Coordinator
  • Transmission Operator
  • Balancing Authority

Effective Date

7/1/2019

Requirements

R1.    

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TPL-007-3: Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance

Purpose
Establish requirements for Transmission system planned performance during geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) events.

Applicability

4.1.1.  Planning Coordinator with a planning area that includes a Facility or Facilities specified in 4.2;

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EOP-008-2: Loss of Control Center Functionality

Purpose
Ensure continued reliable operations of the Bulk Electric System (BES) in the event that a control center becomes inoperable.

Applicability

  • Transmission Operator.
  • Reliability Coordinator.
  • Balancing Authority.

Effective Date
4/1/2019

Requirements and Measures

R1.    

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EOP-006-3: System Restoration Coordination

Purpose
Ensure plans are established and personnel are prepared to enable effective coordination of the System restoration process to ensure reliability is maintained during restoration and priority is placed on restoring the Interconnection.

Applicability
Reliability Coordinators

Effective Date
4/1/2019

Requirements

R1.    

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TOP-010-1(i): Real-time Reliability Monitoring and Analysis Capabilities

Purpose:

Establish requirements for Real-time monitoring and analysis capabilities to support reliable System operations

Applicability

4.1.

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BAL-002-3: Disturbance Control Standard – Contingency Reserve for Recovery from a Balancing Contingency Even

Purpose
To ensure the Balancing Authority or Reserve Sharing Group balances resources and demand and returns the Balancing Authority’s or Reserve Sharing Group’s Area Control Error to defined values (subject to applicable limits) following a Reportable Balancing Contingency Event.

Applicability

  • Balancing Authorities
  • A Balancing Authority that is a member of a Reserve Sharing Group is the Responsible Entity only in periods during which the Balancing Authority is not in active status under the applicable agreement or governing rules for the Reserve Sharing Group
  • Reserve Sharing Group

Effective Date: 4/1/2019

Requirements
R1

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EOP-005-3: System Restoration from Blackstart Resources

Purpose
Ensure plans, Facilities, and personnel are prepared to enable System restoration from Blackstart Resources to assure reliability is maintained during restoration and priority is placed on restoring the Interconnection.

Applicability

  • Transmission Operators.
  • Generator Operators.
  • Transmission Owners identified in the Transmission Operators restoration plan.

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FAC-001-3 – Facility Interconnection Requirements

Purpose
To avoid adverse impacts on the reliability of the Bulk Electric System, Transmission Owners and applicable Generator Owners must document and make Facility interconnection requirements available so that entities seeking to interconnect will have the necessary information.

Applicability

4.1.1.

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