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Protection System Maintenance Reliability Standard
Document Number: 2013-17730
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2013-07-24
Agency: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Department of Energy, Deparment of Energy
Pursuant to section 215 of the Federal Power Act, the Commission proposes to approve a revised Reliability Standard, PRC-005- 2Protection System Maintenance, to supersede four existing Reliability Standards, PRC-005-1.1b (Transmission and Generation Protection System Maintenance and Testing), PRC-008-0 (Underfrequency Load Shedding Equipment Maintenance), PRC-011-0 (Undervoltage Load Shedding Equipment Maintenance) and PRC-017-0 (Special Protection System Maintenance and Testing). In addition, the Commission seeks clarification and comment on three aspects of the proposed Reliability Standard and proposes to modify one violation severity level.