MOD-033-1: Steady-State and Dynamic System Model Validation

Purpose

To establish consistent validation requirements to facilitate the collection of accurate data and building of planning models to analyze the reliability of the interconnected transmission system.

Applicability

4.1. Functional Entities:

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

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

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TPL-007-1: Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events

Purpose

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

Applicability

4.1. Functional Entities:

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

4.1.2 Transmission Planner with a planning area that includes a Facility or Facilities specified in 4.2;

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VAR-501-WECC-3: Power System Stabilizer (PSS)

Purpose

To ensure the Western Interconnection is operated in a coordinated manner under normal and abnormal conditions by establishing the performance criteria for WECC power system stabilizers.

Applicability

4.1. Generator Operator

4.2. Generator Owner

Facilities

This standard applies to synchronous generators,

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CIP-005-5 – Cyber Security — Electronic Security Perimeter(s)

Purpose

To manage electronic access to BES Cyber Systems by specifying a controlled Electronic Security Perimeter in support of protecting BES Cyber Systems against compromise that could lead to misoperation or instability in the BES.

Applicability

4.1. Functional Entities: For the purpose of the requirements contained herein,

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COM-001-2.1 – Communications

Purpose
To establish Interpersonal Communication capabilities necessary to maintain reliability.

Applicability

4.1. Transmission Operator

4.2. Balancing Authority

4.3. Reliability Coordinator

4.4. Distribution Provider

4.5. Generator Operator

Effective Date
The first day of the second calendar quarter beyond the date that this standard is approved by applicable regulatory authorities,

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BAL-002-WECC-2a

Purpose

To specify the quantity and types of Contingency Reserve required to ensure reliability under normal and abnormal conditions.

Applicability

4.1 Balancing Authority

4.1.1.  The Balancing Authority is the responsible entity unless the Balancing Authority is a member of a Reserve Sharing Group,

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PRC-004-5(i): Protection System Misoperation Identification and Correction

Purpose

Identify and correct the causes of Misoperations of Protection Systems  for Bulk Electric System (BES) Elements.

Applicability

Functional Entities:

4.1 Functional Entities:  

4.1.1 Transmission Owner

4.1.2 Generator Owner

4.1.3 Distribution Provider

4.2.

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FAC-011-3 – 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

4.1. Reliability Coordinator

5. Effective Date: See Implementation Plan for the Revised Definition of “Remedial Action Scheme”.

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FAC-010-3 – 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

4.1. Planning Authority

5. Effective Date: See Implementation Plan for the Revised Definition of “Remedial Action Scheme”

Requirements

R1.

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PRC-010-2: Undervoltage Load Shedding

Purpose

To establish an integrated and coordinated approach to the design, evaluation, and reliable operation of Undervoltage Load Shedding Programs (UVLS Programs).

Applicability

4.1. Functional Entities

4.1.1 Planning Coordinator.

4.1.2  Transmission Planner.

4.1.3 Undervoltage load shedding (UVLS) entities – Distribution Providers and Transmission Owners responsible for the ownership,

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