Balloting and Commenting

Interested stakeholders are encouraged to join the Registered Ballot Body and participate in the balloting and commenting process. Refer to the SBS tutorial linked below for registration steps and more information.

Email or call 404-446-2560 (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Eastern)*

  • For Administrative Support:
    • SBS, RBB, and voter registration questions or
    • Provide SBS feedback

Contact (Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern)*

  • For NERC IT Support:
    • Trouble accessing SBS due to:
      • A forgotten password,
      • An incorrect credentials error message, or
      • System lock-out

SBS passwords expire every 6 months and must be reset

  • SBS passwords must contain:
    • At least 8 characters,
    • One capital letter, and
    • One number

Please be mindful of ballot and comment period closing dates. We ask to allow at least 48 hours for NERC support staff to assist with inquiries. Therefore, it is recommended that users try logging into their SBS accounts prior to the last day of a comment/ballot period.​

Note: The SBS is not supported for use on mobile devices​

*Please allow 1-2 business days for a staff member to respond to your inquiry​

Additional ballots and non-binding poll5/23/20236/1/2023
Additional Ballots and Non-binding Polls5/30/20236/8/2023
Additional Ballots and Non-binding Polls6/9/20236/20/2023
Additional ballots and non-binding poll6/14/20236/23/2023
Initial ballots and Non-binding poll6/30/20237/10/2023
Initial Ballots and Non-binding Poll7/5/20237/14/2023
Join Ballot Pools5/25/20236/23/2023
Join Ballot Pools5/31/20236/29/2023
Comment Period4/18/20236/1/2023
Comment Period4/25/20236/8/2023
Comment Period5/5/20236/20/2023
Comment Period5/10/20236/23/2023
Comment Period5/25/20237/10/2023
Comment Period5/31/20237/14/2023

Note: All SBS activity concludes at 8 p.m. Eastern

SBS Information Links

2017 SBS Enhancement Webinar Slides

SBS Tutorial​

SBS Quick Reference Guide