FERC OK'd the 2024 business plans and budgets for the ERO, though Commissioner James Danly called for “a significant improvement in … speed and agility.”
FERC agreed that PJM could recover a $140,000 penalty for violating NERC reliability standards from ratepayers.
Utilities can learn as much from their close calls as from their accidents, presenters told ReliabilityFirst’s annual Human Performance Workshop.
ReliabilityFirst staff urged utilities to take advantage of the regional entity's voluntary winter preparedness consultations.
Six Exelon utilities have agreed to pay ReliabilityFirst $1.8 million for violating NERC's reliability standards.
EROs are increasing their budgets for 2024, with the increases largely funding personnel and meetings. Draft budgets are available for stakeholder comment.
Offshore wind will produce thousands of megawatts of electric power, way more than the onshore transmission system is currently able to absorb, an expert says.
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PJM will pay $140,000 to ReliabilityFirst as part of a settlement for violations of NERC reliability standards at several facilities, including 2 nuclear sites.
FERC approved $147,000 in penalties against University Park Energy of Illinois and Broad River Energy of South Carolina for violating NERC standards.
The electric industry still is not taking its critical infrastructure protection (CIP) programs as seriously as they should, panelists told ReliabilityFirst.
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