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1 Governance What s a Governance?

2 Governance FERC - Federal Energy Regulatory Commission NERC - North American Electric Reliability Council. NPCC - Northeast Power Coordinating Council NYSRC - New York State Reliability Council NYISO - New York Independent System Operator

3 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Regulates the Transmission and Wholesale Sales of Electricity in Interstate Commerce Licenses and Inspects Private, Municipal and State Hydroelectric Projects. Oversees Related Environmental Matters Administers Accounting and Financial Regulations.

4 FERC Website

5 NERC North American Electric Reliability Council Four Synchronous Interconnections Eastern Interconnection Atlantic to the Rockies Western Interconnection Rockies to the Pacific ERCOT Most of Texas Quebec

6 NERC Security Coordinators and Interregional Security Network Nodes Nov Québec Interconnection ECAR - East Central Area Reliability Coordination Agreement ERCOT - Electric Reliability Council of Texas FRCC - Florida Reliability Coordinating Council BPA PG&E WAPA- Loveland MAPP MAIN MECS TVA AEP ECAR OH APS Duke HQ NYPP VP PJM MARITIMES NEPOOL MAAC - Mid Atlantic Area Council MAIN - Mid-America Interconnected Network MAPP - Mid-Continent Area Power Pool NPCC - Northeast Power Coordinating Council SERC - Southeastern Electric Reliability Council SPP - Southwest Power Pool WSCC - Western Systems Coordinating Council APS SPP Southern Western Interconnection SEC.CTR. Eastern Interconnection FP&L ERCOT Interconnection Security Coordinator Interregional Security Network node

7 NERC 10 Regional Reliability Councils ECAR - East Central Area Reliability Coordination Agreement ERCOT - Electric Reliability Council of Texas FRCC - Florida Reliability Coordinating Council MAAC - Mid Atlantic Area Council (PJM) MAIN - Mid-America Interconnected Network MAPP - Mid-Continent Area Power Pool NPCC - Northeast Power Coordinating Council SERC - Southeastern Electric Reliability Council SPP - Southwest Power Pool WSCC - Western Systems Coordinating Council

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10 NERC Operating Manual 9 Policy Standards Generation Control and Performance Transmission Interchange System Coordination Emergency Operations Operations Planning Telecommunications Training Security Coordinator Procedures

11 NERC Website

12 Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC) Formed in 1966 NPCC is one of ten regional reliability councils established within the framework of the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) Geographic area includes: New York New England Maritimes (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia) Ontario Quebec

13 Ontario New York Maritime Area Maritimes New England Quebec NPCC

14 NPCC is one of the three regional councils which has non-us membership NPCC is one of the seven regional councils which (electrically) comprise the Eastern Interconnection The Eastern Interconnection is: everything east of the Rockies except Texas and Quebec ; roughly 400GW load

15 NPCC Website

16 NYSRC - New York State Reliability Council The Need for the NYSRC: Reliability Rules adopted following '65 Blackout and strengthened following '77 Blackout. What happened? NERC & NPCC reliability criteria apply. TOs have fiduciary, contractual and common law duties to maintain system reliability!

17 NYSRC - Continued Formed by agreement among the New York Transmission Owners & interested parties. Principal Mission: Develop reliability rules and criteria for the secure operation of the NY Bulk Power System. Rules are binding on the ISO. NYSRC's oversight is limited to basic reliability criteria, specific to facilities under the control of the ISO.

18 NYSRC Website

19 New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) The NYISO was formed as a not-for-profit NY Corporation under FERC & applicable NYPSC jurisdiction. Principal Mission: Maintain reliability and provide transmission service on a comparable and non-discriminatory basis.

20 NYISO - Charges Oversee Operation of the Bulk Power System Maintain Reliability as Reliability Coordinator Administer Tariffs Develop Procedures to Implement New York State Reliability Council Criteria Coordinate Outages Coordinate Schedules "Dispatch" the System Monitor Performance Render Statements

21 System Security The mission of all of the governing bodies is to maintain a fair market and Reliability Without reliability, there is no energy market. All of the components of the electric system must do their part to maintain system integrity. Generation Transmission The Market

22 Governance Committees Board of Directors NYISO Staff Management Committee Business Issues Committee Operations Committee Various Subcommittees and Working Groups Market Participants

23 Operating and Market Committees. All Market and Operating rules are set and monitored by Committees. Operating Committee SOAS - System Operating Advisory Subcommittee SPAS - System Protection Advisory Subcommittee TPAS - Transmission Planning Advisory Subcommittee CDAS - Communication and Data Advisory Subcommittee. Management Committee Business Issues Committee

24 NYISO Website -

25 Governance Review FERC NERC NPCC NYSRC NYISO

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