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FAC-001-2 – 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. Functional Entities:

4.1.1.

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FAC-003-3: Transmission Vegetation Management

Purpose
To maintain a reliable electric transmission system by using a defense-in-depth strategy to manage vegetation located on transmission rights of way (ROW) and minimize encroachments from vegetation located adjacent to the ROW, thus preventing the risk of those vegetation-related outages that could lead to Cascading.

Applicability
4.1.

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FAC-011-2: System Operating Limits Methodology for the Operations Horizon

Purpose
To ensure that System Operating Limits (SOLs) used in the reliable operation of the Bulk Electric System (BES) are determined based on an established methodology or methodologies.

Applicability

  • Reliability Coordinator

Effective Date
April 29,

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FAC-010-2.1: System Operating Limits Methodology for the Planning Horizon

Purpose
To ensure that System Operating Limits (SOLs) used in the reliable planning of  the Bulk Electric System (BES) are determined based on an established methodology or methodologies.

Applicability
Planning Authority

Effective Date
April 19, 2010

Requirements
R1.

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FAC-002-1: Coordination of Plans for New Facilities

Purpose
To avoid adverse impacts on reliability, Generator Owners and Transmission Owners and electricity end-users must meet facility connection and performance requirements.

Applicability

  • Generator Owner
  • Transmission Owner
  • Distribution Provider
  • Load-Serving Entity
  • Transmission Planner
  • Planning Authority

(Proposed) Effective Date
The first day of the first calendar quarter six months after applicable regulatory approval;

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FAC-001-1: Facility Connection Requirements

Purpose
To avoid adverse impacts on reliability, Transmission Owners and Generator Owners must establish Facility connection and performance requirements.

Applicability

  • Transmission Owner
  • Applicable Generator Owner
    • Generator Owner with an executed Agreement to evaluate the reliability impact of interconnecting a third party Facility to the Generator Owner’s existing Facility that is used to interconnect to the interconnected Transmission systems.

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