Presentation on theme: "NERC Footnote b / 12 – Load Loss"— Presentation transcript:
1 NERC Footnote b / 12 – Load Loss Joe Seabrook Electric Transmission Contracts
2 TPL-002-0, footnote b and TPL-001-3, footnote 12 Non-Consequential Load Loss: Non-Interruptible Load loss that does not include: (1) Consequential Load Loss, (2) the response of voltage sensitive Load, or (3) Load that is disconnected from the System by end-user equipment. (Defined in TPL-001-3)Footnote b and 12 is about conditional requirements for some contingencies when Non-Consequential Load Loss might be allowedFootnote b and 12 with respect to some N-1 outages, and generator followed by N-1 outagesFootnote 12 in TPL is applied for the same contingencies in HV and EHV (above 300 kV)
3 TPL-001-3, footnote 12, Table 1 P1 – Loss of one of the following: GeneratorTransmission CircuitTransformerShunt DeviceSingle Pole of a DC lineP2 – Opening of a line section w/o a faultP3 – Loss of generator, system adjustments, then loss of:
4 TPL-001-3, footnote 12, Table 1Note that for P2, Non-Consequential Load Loss is not allowed for EHV for:A Bus Section FaultA non-Bus-tie Breaker Internal Breaker FaultBut could allow Non-Consequential Load Loss for EHV for loss of:GeneratorTransmission CircuitTransformerShunt DeviceSingle Pole of a DC lineOpening of a line section w/o a fault
5 TPL-001-3, footnote 12, text12. An objective of the planning process should be to minimize the likelihood and magnitude of Non-Consequential Load Loss following Contingency events. However, in limited circumstances Non-Consequential Load Loss may be needed to ensure that BES performance requirements are met. When Non-Consequential Load Loss is utilized within the planning process to address BES performance requirements, such interruption is meets the conditions shown in Attachment 1. In no case can the planned Firm Demand interruption under footnote 12 exceed ‘x’ MW.
6 The Conditions shown in Attachment 1. Attachment 1 labeled “I. Stakeholder Process”Meetings for all affected stakeholdersRequirements for notificationsProcedures to involve stakeholdersDispute resolution for questioning and concerned stakeholders.Extensive reporting requirementsFuture plans to mitigate Firm Demand interruptionAlternatives consideredRegulatory approval required if EHV, or if ≥ 25 MWRegional Entity verification of no Adverse Reliability Impact is required.
7 ConclusionAn alternative would be to leave customers on radial connections.‘x’ MW is not defined in:“In no case can the planned Firm Demand interruption under footnote 12 exceed ‘x’ MW.”The SDT is expected to define ‘x’ MW