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Standard 7.

Mutual Assistance Evaluation Standard


No later than 4 hours after the onset of a major outage, the utility shall begin the process of evaluating and documenting the need for mutual assistance.  The utility is not required to seek assistance if it would not substantially expedite restoration of electric service or promote public safety.  The utility should reevaluate the need for assistance throughout the period of the outage.