General Order Ensuring Reliable Electric Service (Louisiana)

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Place Louisiana

Applies to States or Provinces Louisiana
Name General Order Ensuring Reliable Electric Service (Louisiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector Utility

Program Administrator Louisiana Public Service Commission
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15


The standards set forth herein have been developed to provide consumers, the Louisiana Public Service Commission, and jurisdictional electric utilities with a uniform method of ensuring reliable electric service. The standards shall be applicable to the distribution systems of all electric utilities under the jurisdiction of the Louisiana Public Service Commission. The standards establish the reliability of service on an annual basis under all operating conditions except events that are beyond a utility’s control.

                                                                                                             It is the responsibility of the utility to provide and maintain the resources necessary to meet the service levels set by the Commission. All jurisdictional utilities must maintain complete records of all sustained interruptions. It is the utility’s responsibility to maintain and compile the data necessary to compute the System Average Interruption Duration Index and the System Average Interruption Frequency Index.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Donnie Marks
Department Louisiana Public Service Commission
Division Electric Division

Phone 225-342-4999
Phone 2 800-256-2397
Fax 225- 342-4221