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Regulatory Updates


NERC Calls for New Approach to Reliability Planning Due to Gas Supply Disruption Risks

NERC Calls for New Approach to Reliability Planning Due to Gas Supply Disruption Risks

A recently published NERC report concludes that as reliance on natural gas to meet electric generation requirements increases, additional planning and operational measures must be considered to mitigate power system reliability risks.

Regulatory Update

Dec 14th, 2017

by Steve Persutti Jeff Wiese

topics Transmission and Distribution

industries Oil and Gas Utilities

NERC Moves Toward Periodic Review Process for Select Mandatory Standards

NERC Moves Toward Periodic  Review Process for Select Mandatory Standards

Most of NERC’s standards development efforts in the next three years will focus on periodic reviews in standards families where there may be new or emerging risks that would generate new standard development projects.

Regulatory Update

Nov 27th, 2017

by Steve Persutti

topics Transmission and Distribution

industries Generation Utilities

NERC Files CIP-013-1 for Supply Chain Risk Management

NERC Files CIP-013-1 for Supply Chain Risk Management

NERC has filed mandatory standard CIP-013-1 for supply chain risk management, requiring controls to mitigate cyber threats and their impact to the reliable operation of the Bulk Electric System.

Regulatory Update

Sep 29th, 2017

by Bill Hawk Alan Yankowski

topic Transmission and Distribution Security

industry Utilities

Regulatory Update

Aug 29th, 2017

by Steve Persutti Tim Farrar, PE ​James Whitaker, PE

topic Transmission and Distribution

industry Utilities

NERC Releases 2017 State of Reliability Report

NERC Releases 2017 State of Reliability Report

NERC's newly released 2017 State of Reliability Report indicates that protection system misoperations continue to be a significant reliability risk factor.

Regulatory Update

Jul 20th, 2017

by Tim Farrar, PE

topic Transmission and Distribution

industry Utilities

NERC Identifies New Reliability Risk due to Utility Scale Solar Generation Inverter Design

NERC Identifies New Reliability Risk due to Utility Scale Solar Generation Inverter Design

NERC has released a report documenting its findings and recommendations related to reliability risks from utility scale solar generation projects with implications for PRC-024 compliance, as well as generation, interconnection and protection system technologies.

Regulatory Update

Jun 13th, 2017

by Steve Persutti

topics Transmission and Distribution Renewable Energy

industries Generation Utilities

Vapor Intrusion Evaluation Process Continues to Evolve in Michigan

Vapor Intrusion Evaluation Process Continues to Evolve in Michigan

As the approach to vapor intrusion (VI) investigation and mitigation continues to evolve, TRC is tracking State-specific and Federal guidance, as well as policy and statutes to keep our clients abreast of important changes.

Regulatory Update

May 16th, 2017

by Graham Crockford, C.P.G., P.G. Stacy Metz, P.E.

topic Remediation

NERC Publishes Distributed Energy Resources Report

NERC Publishes Distributed Energy Resources Report

Understanding NERC’s activities related to emerging DER driven reliability challenges will help your company make decisions about the application of human, financial and capital resources.

Regulatory Update

May 2nd, 2017

by William Winnerling

topics Transmission and Distribution

industries Generation Utilities

Regulatory Update

Apr 6th, 2017

by Alan Yankowski

topic Security

industry Utilities