(1) For electric transmission lines where reliability of service is a basis of need, an application must contain the following:

(a) the information required by ARM 17.20.922(5) and (6) ;

(b) a description of the planning assumptions and rules by which the applicant attempts to maintain its desired level of generation and transmission reliability, and an explanation of the rationale for the selection of the desired level of reliability. To the extent this information has been provided in ARM 17.20.907, it need not be duplicated here.

(c) to the extent available 10 years historical line outage data in the area to be served by the proposed facility including the duration, location, and cause of the outage, the load lost, and the number and type of customers affected, if known.

History: 75-20-105, MCA; IMP, 75-20-211, MCA; NEW, 1984 MAR p. 1844, Eff. 12/28/84; TRANS, from DNRC, 1996 MAR p. 2863; AMD, 2005 MAR p. 252, Eff. 2/11/05.