NERC's Board of Trustees accepted the latest proposed cold weather standards, which will now be sent to FERC for final approval.
Speakers at the North American Generator Forum’s annual Compliance Conference acknowledged “the volume of [standards development] projects has increased over the last two years” at NERC.
Facing mounting deadlines, NERC's Standards Committee agreed to shorten industry comment periods on two projects.
The team revising NERC’s cold weather standard has more work ahead after industry respondents put the freeze on their latest proposed revisions with a negative segment-weighted vote of more than 56%.
NERC’s Standards Committee kept up momentum on the organization’s efforts to harden the electric grid against extreme cold.
FERC ordered two new NERC reliability standards in response to the February 2021 winter storm that nearly led to the collapse of the Texas Interconnection.
FERC Chair Richard Glick cited "remarkable” progress on FERC's and NERC's recommendations in response to Winter Storm Uri but cautioned there is more to do.
Here's a summary of the agenda items scheduled to be brought to a vote at the PJM Markets and Reliability Committee and Members Committee meetings Wednesday.
PJM's OC received a cybersecurity update, endorsed a maximum emergency package and delayed a vote on a renewable dispatch proposal.
At the first in-person meetings of NERC’s board and MRC since the pandemic's start, attendees reflected on changes experienced since they last saw each other.
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