As of April 1, 2019, the following North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Reliability Standards became effective and enforceable in the United States:    
  • BAL-002-3 (Disturbance Control Standard – Contingency Reserve for Recovery from a Balancing Contingency Event)
  • EOP-004-4 (Event Reporting)
  • EOP-005-3 (System Restoration from Blackstart Resources)
  • EOP-006-3 (System Restoration Coordination)
  • EOP-008-2 (Loss of Control Center Functionality)
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  Lisa GastSean Neal  or Kristen Connolly McCullough.