July 23, 2024


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NERC Board Approves Cold Weather Standards
NERC's Board of Trustees accepted the latest proposed cold weather standards, which will now be sent to FERC for final approval.
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Amid Industry Concerns, NERC Works to Prioritize Standards Projects
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.
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NERC Committee Agrees to Shortened Standard Comments
Facing mounting deadlines, NERC's Standards Committee agreed to shorten industry comment periods on two projects.
Industry Cool on Revised Winter Weather Standard

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%.

More Cold Weather Standards Headed to Ballot
NERC’s Standards Committee kept up momentum on the organization’s efforts to harden the electric grid against extreme cold.
FERC Orders New Reliability Standards in Response to Uri
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, NERC See Progress on Winter Weatherization
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.
PJM Operating Committee Briefs: Sept. 8, 2022
PJM's OC received a cybersecurity update, endorsed a maximum emergency package and delayed a vote on a renewable dispatch proposal.
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NERC Board of Trustees/MRC Briefs: Aug. 17-18, 2022
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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PJM Operating Committee Briefs: Aug. 11, 2022
PJM's Operating Committee heard proposals on improving the dispatch of renewables, changes to max emergency status and a new cold weather advisory.

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