Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC)
Responses to NERC's Level 2 alert indicate widespread issues with performance of inverter-based resources.
Avangrid's $615,000 penalty stems from violations of NERC's facility ratings standards.
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.”
NERC's trustees met in Ottawa to approve changes to the organization's standards development process and the final 2024 budget.
EROs are increasing their budgets for 2024, with the increases largely funding personnel and meetings. Draft budgets are available for stakeholder comment.
Most regions of the North American grid remain at elevated risk of supply shortfalls this summer, NERC said in its 2023 Summer Reliability Assessment.
Canada’s Ontario and Maritimes provinces may have to rely on energy imports and operating procedures to meet energy needs this summer, the NPCC said.
Incidents of deliberate physical damage to bulk power system facilities rose by 77% last year, driving home the danger posed by malicious actors, DOE said.
The commission ordered the ERO to submit an array of additional information on costs related to the E-ISAC in its 2023 budget.
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National Grid USA must pay $512,000 in penalties to NPCC for violations of NERC reliability standards, under a settlement approved by FERC.
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