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It has been suggested that the recommended flicker planning levels provided in IEC 61000 3-7 and IEEE 1453 are too restrictive for high-voltage and extra-high-voltage networks. The premise of this argument is based on a perceived increase in low-voltage (LV) flicker compatibility level. Some believe that flicker measurements made in Europe over a period of several years support the notion of an increased LV compatibility level; however, measurements performed by the authors in North America indicate otherwise. Analysis of authors' measurements suggests that the lack of customer complaints is due primarily to the effect of flicker transfer coefficients, rather than a presumed increase in LV compatibility level, and supports the continued use of Pst95%=1.0 as the LV flicker compatibility level.