Transmission & Grid Interconnection

(planning, rules, regulations)

Atlantic Wind Connection Public Opinion Poll- Delaware Toplines

Source/Sponsor: 
Atlantic Wind Connection
Creator/Author: 
Frederick Polls, LLC
Description: 

Topline results of public opinion poll among 400 registered Delaware voters in September, 2011.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, October 27, 2011
546 KB
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Offshore Energy Knowledge Exchange Workshop

Source/Sponsor: 
US Department of Energy (DOE); US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
Creator/Author: 
US Department of Energy (DOE); US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
Description: 

The report summarizes the results of a two-day workshop that exchanged "lessons learned" in support of US offshore renewable energy development.  Key areas of conversation included electrical infrastructure and sub‐sea transmission, platform and foundation designs, project management and planning, installation, construction, and safety.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, September 13, 2012
912 KB
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Block Island Wind Farm and Block Island Transmission System Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP)

Deep Water Wind Report Cover
Source/Sponsor: 
Deepwater Wind
Creator/Author: 
Tetra Tech EC, Inc.
Description: 

Deepwater Wind has prepared this Environmental Report (ER)/Construction and Operations Plan (COP) to support the environmental assessment under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as well as the environmental analysis required as part of other federal, state, and local approvals and consultations for the project. The project includes the development of a 30MW offshore wind farm located approximately 3 miles southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island (entirely in state waters). It also includes the development of a 34.5 kV AC bi-directional submarine transmission cable that will run up to approximately 22 miles from Block Island to the Rhode Island mainland (within state and federal waters).

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Publication Date: 
Friday, September 7, 2012
10 MB
Resource Type: 
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Order No. 672A- Final Rule Concerning Certification of the Electric Reliability Organization (ERO); and Procedures for the Establishment, Approval, and Enforcement of Electric Reliability Standards

Source/Sponsor: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Creator/Author: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Description: 

The order grants rehearing on one matter, clarifies certain provisions, and otherwise reaffirms determinations made in Order No. 672.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, March 30, 2006
95 KB
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Order No. 672- Final Rule Concerning Certification of the Electric Reliability Organization (ERO); and Procedures for the Establishment, Approval, and Enforcement of Electric Reliability Standards

Source/Sponsor: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Creator/Author: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Description: 

The order establishes operating procedures and certification standards for an Electric Reliability Organization (ERO) to enforce mandatory reliability standards for the US bulk-power system. 

 
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Publication Date: 
Friday, February 3, 2006
1 MB
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Order No. 764- Final Rule on Integration of Variable Energy Resources

Source/Sponsor: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Creator/Author: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Description: 

The order requires each public utility transmission provider to: (1) offer intra-hourly transmission scheduling (in intervals of 15 minutes or less); and, (2) incorporate provisions into the pro forma Large Generator Interconnection Agreement requiring interconnection customers whose generating facilities are variable energy resources to provide meteorological and forced outage data to the public utility transmission provider for the purpose of managing the flow of renewable energy with improved power production forecasting.

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Publication Date: 
Friday, June 22, 2012
763 KB
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Order No. 661A- Rehearing and Clarification of Final Rule on Interconnection for Wind Energy

Source/Sponsor: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Creator/Author: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Description: 

The order granted in part and denied in part requests for rehearing and clarification of Order No. 661.  The order adopted the joint recommendation of the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC) and American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) on low voltage ride-through provisions; and, clarified that the point of measurement for the low voltage ride-through standard is at the point of interconnection.

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Publication Date: 
Monday, December 12, 2005
184 KB
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Order No. 661- Final Rule on Interconnection for Wind Energy

Source/Sponsor: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Creator/Author: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Description: 

The order requires public utilities that own, control, or operate electric transmission facilities in interstate commerce to append technical standards for the interconnection of large wind generating plants to their filing of revised open access transmission tariffs, as a supplement to the procedures and agreement adopted in Order No. 2003.

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Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 2, 2005
707 KB
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Order No. 2003C- Rehearing Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures

Source/Sponsor: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Creator/Author: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Description: 

The order reaffirmed determinations and clarified certain provisions in Order No. 2003B.

 
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Publication Date: 
Thursday, June 16, 2005
300 KB
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Order No. 2003B- Rehearing Final Rule on Standardization of Generator Interconnection Agreements and Procedures

Source/Sponsor: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Creator/Author: 
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
Description: 

The order reaffirmed determinations and clarified certain provisions in Order No. 2003A.

 
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Publication Date: 
Monday, December 20, 2004
732 KB
Resource Type: 
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