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2014-01-28 23:02:20

Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance offers a cost-effective NERC Audit Checkup that helps Entities quickly assess their current state of compliance. Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, is pleased to announce its new NERC 693 and CIP Audit Checkup solution. “NERC Audits are performed infrequently, often creating knowledge gaps, especially for those without full-time,...

2014-01-08 12:24:12

More Than $100 Million Spent Last Year to Expand and Strengthen Electric System and Meet Growing Electric Demand in Region READING, Pa., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania utility, Metropolitan Edison Company (Met-Ed), completed scheduled reliability enhancement projects and upgrades for 2013 on major circuits that serve more than 548,768 customers throughout Pennsylvania. In addition, Met-Ed completed multiple reliability inspection programs by year end, including...

2014-01-06 12:22:38

Congressional leaders, state regulators, public power advocates challenge Order 1000 WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's implementation of Order 1000 on transmission planning and cost allocation has failed to alleviate concerns about federal grid policy and instead confirms the commission "is headed in the wrong direction," Bruce Edelston, executive director of the Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy, wrote in a...

2013-12-04 23:23:55

83 Pct. Believe CIP Version 5 Will Enhance Bulk Electric System Security Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the results of a survey on NERC CIP Compliance. The online survey was conducted from July through September 2013 and evaluated the attitudes of more than 100 IT professionals. According to a report by the Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response...

2013-11-21 23:02:11

Saying it will help to spur solar deployment nationwide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) praised a new rule approved today by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) that will expedite and reduce the cost of solar project interconnection, while maintaining the reliability and safety of the electric grid. Washington, DC (PRWEB) November 21, 2013 Saying it will help to spur solar deployment nationwide, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) praised a new rule...


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