IRO-010-2 – Reliability Coordinator Data Specification and Collection

Purpose

To prevent instability, uncontrolled separation, or Cascading outages that adversely impact reliability, by ensuring the Reliability Coordinator has the data it needs to monitor and assess the operation of its Reliability Coordinator Area.

Applicability

4.1. Reliability Coordinator

4.2. Balancing Authority.

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TOP-003-3: Operational Reliability Data

Purpose

To ensure that the Transmission Operator and Balancing Authority have data needed to fulfill their operational and planning responsibilities.

Applicability

4.1. Transmission Operator

4.2. Balancing Authority

4.3. Generator Owner

4.4.

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MOD-031-2: Demand and Energy Data

Purpose

To prevent instability, uncontrolled separation, or cascading outages that adversely impact the reliability of the interconnection by ensuring prompt action to prevent or mitigate instances of exceeding Interconnection Reliability Operating Limits (IROLs).

Applicability

4.1. Functional Entities

4.1.1 Planning Authority and Planning Coordinator (hereafter collectively referred to as “Planning Coordinator”)

This proposed standard combines “Planning Authority” with “Planning Coordinator” in the list of applicable functional entities.

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FAC-002-2 – Facility Interconnection Studies

Purpose

To study the impact of interconnecting new or materially modified Facilities on the Bulk Electric System.

Applicability

4.1. Functional Entities:

4.1.1. Planning Coordinator

4.1.2. Transmission Planner

4.1.3. Transmission Owner

4.1.4.

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MOD-032-1: Data for Power System Modeling and Analysis

Purpose

To establish consistent modeling data requirements and reporting procedures for development of planning horizon cases necessary

Applicability

4.1. Functional Entities

4.1.1 Balancing Authority

4.1.2 Generator Owner

4.1.3 Load Serving Entity

4.1.4 Planning Authority and Planning Coordinator (hereafter collectively referred to as “Planning Coordinator”)

This proposed standard combines “Planning Authority” with “Planning Coordinator” in the list of applicable functional entities.

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PRC-022-1: Under-Voltage Load Shedding Program Performance

Purpose
Ensure that Under Voltage Load Shedding (UVLS) programs perform as intended to mitigate the risk of voltage collapse or voltage instability in the Bulk Electric System (BES).

Applicability

  • Transmission Operator that operates a UVLS program.
  • Distribution Provider that operates a UVLS program.

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TOP-002-2.1b: Normal Operations Planning

Purpose
Current operations plans and procedures are essential to being prepared for reliable operations, including response for unplanned events.

Applicability

  • Balancing Authority.
  • Transmission Operator.
  • Generator Operator.
  • Load Serving Entity.
  • Transmission Service Provider.

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TOP-001-1a: Reliability Responsibilities and Authorities

Purpose
To ensure reliability entities have clear decision-making authority and  capabilities to take appropriate actions or direct the actions of others to return the transmission system to normal conditions during an emergency.

Applicability

  • Balancing Authorities
  • Transmission Operators
  • Generator Operators
  • Distribution Providers
  • Load Serving Entities

Effective Date
Immediately after approval of applicable regulatory authorities.

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PRC-010-0: Assessment of the Design and Effectiveness of UVLS Program

Purpose
Provide System preservation measures in an attempt to prevent system voltage collapse or voltage instability by implementing an Undervoltage Load Shedding (UVLS) program.

Applicability

  • Load-Serving Entity that operates a UVLS program
  • Transmission Owner that owns a UVLS program
  • Transmission Operator that operates a UVLS program
  • Distribution Provider that owns or operates a UVLS program

Effective Date
April 1,

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MOD-021-1: Accounting Methodology for Effects of DSM in Forecasts

Purpose
To ensure that assessments and validation of past events and databases can be performed, reporting of actual Demand data is needed. Forecast demand data is needed to perform future system assessments to identify the need for system reinforcement for continued reliability. In addition, to assist in proper real-time operating,

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