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Is self-logging part of your compliance internal controls program?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Many of us are familiar with self-reporting as an important component of a registered entity's compliance program. NERC introduced the concept several years ago as a way for registered entities to police the ...

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Dare to DR

Demand response--the reduction of electricity use during times of peak demand--remains a highly sought-after resource among utilities that experience capacity constraints at certain times of day and/or periods of the year.[1] This is because reducin ...

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Regulatory game changers? FERC 745 and the EPA Clean Power Plan, and how they may impact energy efficiency and demand response

Two recent regulatory events could have significant impacts on the energy efficiency and demand response landscape in the next decade--that is, if they make it through the legislative process and become law. The first event is the recent court dec ...

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Protection System Maintenance (PRC-005-2) – So many questions and so little time

With the FERC approval of PRC-005-2, with the stated purpose "To document and implement programs for the maintenance of all Protection Systems affecting the reliability of the Bulk Electric System (BES) so that these Protection Systems are kept in wo ...

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Frequency Response (BAL-003-1) – What will we do when FERC approves the standard?

Frequency and voltage control provide the foundations for reliable, stable electric power system operation. Today, every utility and operating entity must abide by certain frequency and voltage control guidelines. Frequency response is of paramoun ...

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The sustainable energy path forward. Balancing federal and state regulations.

NextEra Energy, Inc. has nearly 43,000 megawatts of generating capacity - one of its subsidiaries is among the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the US. NextEra Energy EVP of Federal Regulatory Affairs and former FERC Chairman Joseph T. Ke ...

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