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Coordinated Utility Compliance Program

Collaborative Compliance Agreement to Form Frequency Response Sharing Group

  • Helped utility operators develop multilateral formation agreement and technical documentation to collectively comply with new federal standard for frequency response
  • Formation agreement addressed program oversight; data sharing and protection; preservation of sovereign immunity; designation of neutral expert to gather, validate, and analyze data and submit joint compliance reports; limitations of liability; and fair-warning obligations in contested regulatory proceedings
  • Technical document included eligibility conditions; agreed-upon minimum performance obligations; data submission procedures; performance metrics and associated formulae and calculation examples
  • Issues resolved included anti-free-riding measures; consequences of breaking program rules; response to regulatory compliance failure; ongoing performance assessments; Canadian–U.S. cross-border issues; and joint compliance reporting procedures