Regulatory Compliance Expert Certrec Hosts 2018 NERC Compliance Workshop in Fort Worth

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Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance hosts workshop tailored to address needs of GO/GOP operations personnel

“By all measures, our third annual workshop was an overwhelming success. The industry attendees, the Regional Entities, and NERC’s EISAC shared valuable insights from both an implementation viewpoint and a regulator’s perspective,” said Bob Biggs, Certrec Office of NERC Compliance Services Director.

Certrec, a leading NERC regulatory compliance service provider, hosted a NERC compliance workshop held in Fort Worth on March 7-8, 2018.

Attendees consisted of generator owner/operators from six of the eight NERC regions representing wind, solar, gas, hydro, and coal assets.

The workshop provided an update on CIP as well as facility ratings guidance as they pertain to GO/GOP registered entities. Regional representatives presented their regulatory perspectives on the latest relevant standards, the risk-based approach to compliance, and lessons learned. Guest presenters discussed cyber security, new standards, and human performance. Certrec’s NERC team provided guidance on best practices.

“We’re pleased at the growth in attendance as well as the enthusiasm of participants at the recent workshop. We’re looking forward to continued success in 2019,” stated Ted Enos, Certrec President.

“By all measures, our third annual workshop was an overwhelming success. The industry attendees, the Regional Entities, and NERC’s EISAC shared valuable insights from both an implementation viewpoint and a regulator’s perspective,” said Bob Biggs, Certrec Office of NERC Compliance Services Director.

CERTREC
Founded in 1988, Certrec is a regulatory compliance service provider with more than 1,200 cumulative years of energy industry experience in helping clients manage the regulatory process to their advantage.

Certrec's Office of NERC Compliance (ONC), Office of Assessment and Recovery (OAR), Office of Licensing and Compliance (OLC), and Office of New Plant (ONP) solutions are used by nuclear, fossil, solar, and wind facilities and Registered Entities across the United States when complying with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) compliance and licensing standards.

Certrec is ISO 27001 certified, ensuring that its regulatory compliance web-tools and facilities comply with an internationally recognized standard of best practices regarding business, cyber and physical security, and control.

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