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February 14, 2019
June 5, 2018
May 17, 2018
  • FERC staff has added seven new Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) to assist EQR filers in submitting the Electric Quarterly Report (EQR). These FAQ’s can be identified by the date “as of 5/16/2018”. Visit our page on Frequently Asked Questions
February 1, 2018
  • Staff is planning a Spring 2018 EQR User Group meeting and is asking for user input on topics specific to using EQR data. Recent meetings focused on issues pertaining primarily to EQR filers. At the Spring meeting, staff will dedicate time to discuss issues relevant to those accessing and using EQR data. Email feedback to Staff expects to issue a save-the-date Notice in the coming weeks.
November 22, 2017
November 15, 2017
  • Staff has posted an updated Electric Quarterly Report Filing Requirements Guide PDF. The Guide is intended to assist filers in submitting their information accurately in the Electric Quarterly Report (EQR). The Guide provides staff filing guidance along with corresponding references to relevant Commission orders. Embedded hyperlinks allow the reader to navigate among the various topic items within the Guide.
November 9, 2017
  • EQR Update 3.5: In order to enhance the system notifications, FERC staff has updated the EQR system to include submitted file names within the email receipts sent to EQR filers upon submission of their filings.

    As a result of adding file names into the automatic email receipts, FERC staff updated the Submission Service Object. Therefore, all users of third party software must obtain the latest “FormsSubmissionService” linked below and update their submission service object to be compatible with this new release:
June 28, 2017
  • FERC staff has updated the EQR Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for improved guidance and enhanced usability. Read More
May 16, 2017
  • EQR Users Group Meeting: to discuss potential improvements to the EQR program and the EQR filing process. For more information and to register for this free event. Agenda PDF | Notice PDF | Event Details
May 2, 2017
  • The technical issue preventing certain filers from submitting their Q1 2017 EQR filings using XML by Monday, May 1, has been resolved. Affected filers should submit their EQR filings no later than Friday, May 5.
May 1, 2017
  • FERC staff is aware that some filers have been experiencing difficulty when trying to submit EQR filings using XML. Staff continues to troubleshoot the issue. Although the deadline for Q1 2017 EQR filings is today (May 1), filers do not need to submit an extension request if encountering this problem. A subsequent staff announcement will be made when the problem is resolved.
April 12, 2017
  • Notice of Deactivation of EQR Sandbox Electronic Test Site Notice PDF
March 29, 2017
  • FERC to Convene an EQR Users Group Meeting on May 16, 2017 Notice PDF | Event Details

  • Notice of Extension of Time was issued for reporting a new Contract Unique ID (Field No. 15) when there is a new Commencement Date of Contract Terms (Field No. 22) Notice of Extension of Time PDF
  • FERC Staff provides guidance for reporting in sub-hourly increments Read More
January 17, 2017
  • Recently all FERC external servers have been updated to match required SSL protocol. This update includes the direct XML service for EQR users to submit their quarterly filings thru any 3rd party software. Read More DOC
January 12, 2017
  • EQR Update 3.4 (updated): FERC staff has updated the Data Dictionary and the XML schema to be used beginning with EQR filings for the period Q1 2017. These documents include updates made in the June 16 and December 5, 2016 orders issued in Docket No. RM01-8, et al. The Primary Frequency Response product has been added to the Data Dictionary pursuant to Order No. 819.

  • » Data Dictionary PDF
    » Data Dictionary (redlined version) PDF
    » XML schema Structure XSD | Data Value XSD
December 5, 2016
  • Order RM01-8-013: Commission issues EQR Order on Rehearing and Clarification regarding Filing Requirements for Electric Utility Service Agreements Order PDF
November 17, 2016
  • EQR Users Group Meeting: Commission staff will facilitate a meeting with EQR users on December 8, 2016, from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. EST to discuss potential improvements to the EQR program and the EQR filing process. For more information and to register for this free event, please check Event Details
November 10, 2016
  • Order RM01-8-000: Extends Compliance Effective Date of the June 16 Order (RM01-8, et al.) issued on November 7, 2016 Order PDF
September 22, 2016
June 16, 2016
  • Item E-7: FERC clarifies EQR reporting requirements and revises EQR Data Dictionary Decision PDF