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Electric Reliability Standards for Solar Geomagnetic Disturbances   [open pdf - 4MB]

"In FERC [U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission] Order 779, FERC directed NERC [North American Electric Reliability Corporation] to develop Second Stage Geomagnetic Disturbance (GMD) Reliability Standards [...] As we will show in this comment, both the Benchmark GMD Event and the assessment criteria to identify potential impacts from the Benchmark GMD Event are fatally flawed. As a result, it is exceedingly unlikely that GMD Vulnerability Assessments by owners and operators will result in any significant protection against instability, uncontrolled separation, or cascading failures of the Bulk-Power System, except by voluntary action beyond the requirements of this standard."

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2017-07
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First EMP Commission: http://www.firstempcommission.org/
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