Compliance Bulletins

Compliance Bulletins are a tool developed by PJM’s NERC department to provide clarity surrounding ambiguous language in the published NERC Reliability Standards and to provide guidance to the Standard Owners and members to assist with PJM’s compliance with the standards.

  • CB005 - NERC Standard MOD-030-02: Existing Transmission Commitments (ETC) Calculations Clean PDF | Redline PDF The purpose of this bulletin is to document PJM’s inclusion of “accepted” OASIS reservations when calculating Existing Transmission Commitments (ETC), and to clarify PJM’s basis of compliance with MOD-030-02.


  • CB006 - PJM Control Room Interactions Clean PDF | Redline PDF This Compliance Bulletin provides an explanation of the interactions and coordination between operators in PJM’s control room as they relate to the NERC functional model responsibilities.


  • CB007 - NERC DADS Reporting Requirements for PJM & PJM Members Clean PDF | Redline PDF The purpose of this Compliance Bulletin is to outline the responsibilities of PJM and its members in regards to the NERC DADS reporting requirements.


  • CB014 - Definition of Bulk Electric System (BES) - PJM Member Notifications Clean PDF | Redline PDF The purpose of this Compliance Bulletin (CB) is to describe the process PJM members are to use to notify PJM of any change in the status of PJM Member Bulk Electric System (BES) elements as a result of the application of the NERC-approved BES definition effective July 1, 2014.


  • CB016 - MOD-026-1 Verification of Models & Data for Generator Excitation Control System or Plant Volt/Var Control Functions & MOD-027-1 Verification of Models & Data for Turbine/Governor & Load Control or Active Power/Frequency Control Functions Clean PDF | Redline PDF PJM had issued this compliance bulletin in advance of the July 1, 2014 implementation of NERC Standards MOD-026-1 and MOD-027-1. This bulletin describes the process for a Generator Owner to update data specified in MOD-026-1 or MOD-027-1 if required.


  • CB017- NERC Standard PRC-005-6 Clean PDF PJM issues this compliance bulletin in order to provide guidance for PJM Transmission Owners, Generator Owners, and Distribution Providers that are required to document and implement programs for the maintenance of all Protection Systems affecting the reliability of the Bulk Electric System (BES).


  • CB019 - NERC CIP-002-5.1 R1: CIP Assessment of Phasor Measurements Units & Synchrophasors Infrastructure Clean PDF

  • CB020 - NERC Standard CIP-002 & CIP-014 Clean PDF | Redline PDF This Compliance Bulletin describes the process PJM implemented to identify assets that will serve as input to the analysis required in Requirement R1 in addition to discussing the process for coordinating and communicating to the Transmission Owners (TOs) the results of this analysis and for assisting as the third-party reviewer (R2).


  • CB023 - NERC Standard MOD-025-2 Clean PDF | Redline PDF The purpose of this Compliance Bulletin is to document the process for TOs and GOs to submit data to PJM as the Transmission Planner in accordance with MOD-025-2.


  • CB024 - COM-0012.1 - Interpersonal Communications Capability Clean PDF PJM is issuing this document to clarify our notification expectations in the event that a PJM Transmission Owner (TO) detects a failure of its Interpersonal Communication capability that lasts 30 minutes or longer.


  • CB025 - NERC Standard PRC-002-2 Disturbance Monitoring & Reporting Requirement Clean PDF The purpose of this Compliance Bulletin is to document the process when PJM requests Transmission Owners (TOs) and Generator Owners (GOs) submit sequence of events recording (SER) and fault recording (FR) data for identified BES buses and dynamic Disturbance recording (DDR) data for identified BES Elements to PJM as Planning Coordinator (PC) in the Eastern Interconnection.


  • CB026 - Coordination with External Transmission Operators Clean PDF | Redline PDF The purpose of this Compliance Bulletin and the Coordination Guide in Attachment A is to document the approach that PJM as the registered TOP and the individual PJM Transmission Owners (TO) take to follow the applicable Requirements in the NERC Reliability Standards.


  • CB028 - NERC Standard FAC-00103: Facilities within the metered boundaries of a Balancing Authority Clean PDF | Redline PDF NERC Standard FAC-001-3, requirements R3.3 and R4.3 require that each Transmission Owner and applicable Generator Owner shall have procedures for confirming that their new or materially modified facilities are within a Balancing Authority Area’s metered boundaries.
  • CB029 - NERC Standard PRC-027 & other Protection & Control Series Standards Clean PDF | Redline PDF NERC Standard FAC-001-3, requirements R3.3 and R4.3 require that each Transmission Owner and applicable Generator Owner shall have procedures for confirming that their new or materially modified facilities are within a Balancing Authority Area’s metered boundaries.

Retired Bulletins

  • CB001 - NERC Standard PRC-001-1(ii) – System Protection Coordination PDF has been retired, effective 04/01/2021 This Compliance Bulletin will remain available for a limited time to assist the PJM Transmission Owners with their own programs.


  • CB002 - NERC Standard PRC-023-1


  • CB003 - Definition of “Annual” & Related Terms


  • CB004 - MOD-004-1 Capacity Benefit Margin


  • CB008 - NERC Standard IRO-010-1a


  • CB009 - NERC Standard TOP-006-1


  • CB010 - PJM Data Submittal to Satisfy PJM LSE’s Requirements Under NERC Standard MOD-017 Through MOD-021


  • CB011 - NERC Ratings Initiative Task Force (NRITF) Compliance Bulletin


  • CB012 - NERC Standard COM-002 R2: All Call & 3 Part Communication


  • CB013 - NERC Standard TOP-002


  • CB015 - NERC Standard MOD-025-2


  • CB018 - NERC Standard CIP-002-5


  • CB022 – MOD-032-1 Data for Power System Modeling & Analysis


  • CB027 - NERC Standard TOP-001-4: Transmission Operations



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