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2014-07-29 12:23:38

HAMILTON, Ontario, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robert Novembri, former NERC Senior Investigator and utility vegetation management expert, has concluded that GeoDigital's Precision Corridor Management (PCM) solution, a program that delivers highly accurate LiDAR and imagery data through easy-to-use software, supports compliance with the requirements set forth in NERC's transmission vegetation management standard, FAC-003-3. Mr. Novembri performed an in-depth review in which he...

2014-06-09 23:03:54

Proposed guidelines submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) will result in increased efforts to protect the nation’s electrical grid from physical attacks, according to The Anfield Group, an Austin-based consultancy specializing in cyber security for the electric, oil and gas industries. Austin, TX (PRWEB) June 09, 2014 Proposed guidelines submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by the North...

2014-05-01 23:05:25

Announcing a Free NERC CIP v5 Auditor Training Course, Presented by SigmaFlow and Abidance Consulting Plano, TX (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 SigmaFlow, a leading provider of compliance process execution solutions, and Abidance Consulting today announced a free NERC CIP v5 Auditor Training course. The class is instructed by James Holler of Abidance Consulting and is approved for NERC CE hours. The course will cover all impact levels (High, Medium and Low) and will highlight requirements and...

2014-04-21 23:04:38

Program Powers Delivery of Integrated Security Solutions to Automate and Simplify NERC CIP Compliance Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today introduced the NERC Alliance Network, an expansion of its Technology Alliance Partner (TAP) program and NERC Solution Suite. This new program provides power and utility companies with a network of trusted technology and services companies that...

2014-04-10 16:21:37

Public Power CEO Sue Kelly Testifies at Senate Hearing WASHINGTON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Electric utilities have been focused on improving the safety and reliability of the complex and dynamic electric grid for years, testified Sue Kelly, president and CEO of the American Public Power Association (Public Power) at a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing today. Kelly testified on behalf of investor-owned, cooperatively owned, and publicly owned...

2014-03-18 23:02:28

With Great River Energy case study, Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) lays out blueprint to meet compliance standards. Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) March 18, 2014 An OATI case study detailing proper usage of a comprehensive compliance solution is now available, following the successful implementation of OATI webCompliance at Great River Energy. The case study provides a description for remaining fully compliant with the rigorous North American Electric Reliability Corporation...

2014-03-13 23:22:49

Tripwire IP360 Now Integrated Into North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Solution Suite Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the integration of Tripwire® IP360 TM into their NERC Solution Suite version 2.0, a powerful combination of customized tools and services designed to help utilities automate, achieve and maintain compliance with all approved versions...

2014-03-11 08:22:50

LAS VEGAS, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As challenges to electrical generation and transmission infrastructure in the US continue to rise, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) promotes high reliability on the human side of the reliability equation. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140311/PH80581-a Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140311/PH80581LOGO-b NERC has taken the lead in promoting a focus on human performance as a major factor...

2014-02-17 23:01:31

Major Nuclear Fleet turns to Certrec’s Office of Licensing and Compliance Solution Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, is pleased to announce that a major nuclear fleet has selected its Office of Licensing and Compliance (OLC) solution as a comprehensive support package to help them manage the regulatory process to their advantage. “This selection validates our business...

2014-02-07 12:21:36

Cited for accomplishments as head of power grid VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PJM Interconnection President and CEO Terry Boston has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his leadership in the development and operation of large electric grids and markets for wholesale electricity. Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions for engineers. It is earned through a nomination process and review by present...


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