As of January 1, 2019, the following North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Reliability Standards became effective and enforceable in the United States:

BAL-005-1 – Balancing Authority Control
FAC-001-3 – Facility Interconnection Requirements
TPL-007-1 – Transmission System Planned Performance for Geomagnetic Disturbance Events
(Requirement 5, 5.1– 5.2)
VAR-001-5 – Voltage and Reactive Control

The NERC file containing each of these standards, along with the already enforceable Reliability Standards, is available here.

For more information on the NERC Reliability Standards and their potential applicability and impact, please contact Kristen Connolly McCullough, Lisa Gast or Sean Neal .