[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 196 (Thursday, October 9, 2014)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 60953-60954]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-24093]


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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

18 CFR Parts 2 and 38

[Docket No. RM05-5-022; Order No. 676-H]


Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for 
Public Utilities; Correction

AGENCY: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, DOE.

ACTION: Final rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: This document contains corrections to the final rule in Docket 
No. RM05-5-022 that was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, 
September 24, 2014 (79 FR 56939). The final rule amended the 
Commission's regulations to incorporate by reference, with certain 
enumerated exceptions, the latest version (Version 003) of the 
Standards for Business Practices and Communication Protocols for Public 
Utilities adopted by the Wholesale Electric Quadrant (WEQ) of the North 
American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) as mandatory enforceable 
requirements.

DATES: This correction is effective October 24, 2014. Dates for 
implementation are provided in the final rule published September 24, 
2014 (79 FR 56939).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Tony Dobbins (Technical Issues), Office of Energy Policy and 
Innovation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20426, (202) 502-6630.
Gary D. Cohen (Legal Issues), Office of the General Counsel, Federal 
Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE., Washington, DC 
20426, (202) 502-8321.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Need for Correction

    On September 18, 2014, the Commission issued a ``Final Rule, Order 
No. 676-H'' in the above-captioned proceeding. Standards for Business 
Practices and Communication Protocols for Public Utilities, 148 FERC ] 
61,205 (2014).
    This document serves to correct the citations of five of the 
incorporated standards listed in PP 18, 89 and in the regulatory text 
to incorporate Standards WEQ-000, WEQ-001, WEQ-002, WEQ-003 and WEQ-
013. We also correct a date for waiver requests in P 86.
    Accordingly, we are correcting the citations given in the final 
rule in this proceeding (Docket No. RM05-5-022) published on September 
24, 2014, 79 FR 56939.

Corrections to Preamble

    1. On page 56941, third column, and page 56942, first column, 
correct WEQ-000, WEQ-001, WEQ-002, and WEQ-003 to read as follows:
     WEQ-000, Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Definition of Terms, 
WEQ Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final actions 
ratified on Oct. 4, 2012, Nov. 28, 2012 and Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor 
corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013);
     WEQ-001, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS), 
OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB 
final actions ratified on Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor corrections applied 
Nov. 26, 2013) excluding Standards 001-9.5, 001-10.5, 001-14.1.3, 001-
15.1.2 and 001-106.2.5;
     WEQ-002, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) 
Business Practice Standards and Communication Protocols (S&CP), OASIS 
Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final 
actions ratified on Nov. 28, 2012 and Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor 
corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013);
     WEQ-003, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) 
Data Dictionary Business Practice Standards, OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ 
Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final actions ratified 
on Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013).
    2. On page 56942, first column, correct WEQ-013 to read as follows:
     WEQ-013, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) 
Implementation Guide, OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 
2012, as modified by NAESB final actions ratified on Dec. 28, 2012 
(with minor corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013).
    3. On page 56950, third column, correct ``February 24, 2016'' to 
read ``January 24, 2016''.
    4. On page 56951, first column, correct WEQ-000, WEQ-001, WEQ-002, 
and WEQ-003 to read as follows:
     WEQ-000, Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Definition of Terms, 
WEQ Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final actions 
ratified on Oct. 4, 2012, Nov. 28, 2012 and Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor 
corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013);
     WEQ-001, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS), 
OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB 
final actions ratified on Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor corrections applied 
Nov. 26, 2013) excluding Standards 001-9.5, 001-10.5, 001-14.1.3, 001-
15.1.2 and 001-106.2.5;
     WEQ-002, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) 
Business Practice Standards and Communication Protocols (S&CP), OASIS 
Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final 
actions ratified on Nov. 28, 2012 and Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor 
corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013);
     WEQ-003, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) 
Data Dictionary Business Practice Standards, OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ 
Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final actions ratified 
on Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013).
    5. On page 56951, second column, correct WEQ-013 to read as 
follows:
     WEQ-013, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) 
Implementation Guide, OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 
2012, as modified by NAESB final actions ratified on Dec. 28, 2012 
(with minor corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013).

Corrections to Regulatory Text

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6. On page 56954, third column, and page 56955, first column, correct 
Sec.  38.1(b)(1) through (4) and (b)(12), to read as follows:


Sec.  38.1  Incorporation by reference of North American Energy 
Standards Board Wholesale Electric Quadrant standards.

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    (b) * * *

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    (1) WEQ-000, Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Definition of Terms, WEQ 
Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final actions ratified 
on Oct. 4, 2012, Nov. 28, 2012 and Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor 
corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013);
    (2) WEQ-001, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS), 
OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB 
final actions ratified on Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor corrections applied 
Nov. 26, 2013) excluding Standards 001-9.5, 001-10.5, 001-14.1.3, 001-
15.1.2 and 001-106.2.5;
    (3) WEQ-002, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) 
Business Practice Standards and Communication Protocols (S&CP), OASIS 
Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final 
actions ratified on Nov. 28, 2012 and Dec. 28, 2012 (with minor 
corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013);
    (4) WEQ-003, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) Data 
Dictionary Business Practice Standards, OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ Version 
003, July 31, 2012, as modified by NAESB final actions ratified on Dec. 
28, 2012 (with minor corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013);
* * * * *
    (12) WEQ-013, Open Access Same-Time Information System (OASIS) 
Implementation Guide, OASIS Version 2.0, WEQ Version 003, July 31, 
2012, as modified by NAESB final actions ratified on Dec. 28, 2012 
(with minor corrections applied Nov. 26, 2013).
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    Dated: October 3, 2014.
Kimberly D. Bose,
Secretary.
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