Avangrid's $615,000 penalty stems from violations of NERC's facility ratings standards.
FERC approved an agreement between SERC and Mississippi's Cooperative Energy stating the latter would pay no monetary penalty for violating NERC's reliability standards.
Six Exelon utilities have agreed to pay ReliabilityFirst $1.8 million for violating NERC's reliability standards.
NERC’s Standards Committee declined to advance a project to modify cybersecurity reporting requirements, seeking a fuller response to criticism of the proposal.
The ERO Enterprise continued its campaign against facility rating violations with the publication of a new report.
Facility ratings, and the challenge of keeping them up to date, were a recurring theme at the the North American Generator Forum’s Annual Compliance Conference.
Texas RE knocked a registered entity for violating NERC’s facility ratings standards, assessing a $105,000 penalty in a settlement with Buffalo Gap Wind Farm.
Philipp Michel Reichold, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
FERC approved settlements in SERC, Texas RE and ReliabilityFirst for violations of NERC's facility ratings standards stretching back to 2007.
Texas RE provided some common pitfalls related to facility ratings found in compliance audits and advice for utilities to avoid them.
Alan Stark, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
FERC approved a slate of penalties against an electric utility, an RTO and a government agency for violations of NERC reliability standards.
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