Access documents that provide guidance to market participants on meeting compliance obligations for power system reliability standards set by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).
The ISO’s Reliability and Operations Compliance (ROC) group provides guidance to New England transmission owners and market participants by working with the Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC) to publish the Corroborating Evidence Interpretations and Compliance Guidance (CEICG) statements available below. CEICG statements are reviewed and agreed to by NPCC auditors and used by NPCC auditors to:
Under the new definition of Bulk Electric System, some entities that did not previously have to register as Transmission Owners (TOs) will now have to do so. If an entity determines that it must register with NERC as a TO, then it also would have to identify its Transmission Operator (TOP) or TOPs. ISO New England would typically expect that an entity registered with NERC as a TO in New England would identify ISO New England and a Local Control Center (LCC) in its area as its TOPs:
Visit the NPCC website for more information on compliance with NPCC directories and criteria, including:
In fulfilling its roles in New England, the ISO abides by the standards and requirements established by NERC, NPCC, and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Learn more about the ISO's regulatory environment.