Compliance

Proper NERC Compliance Management is Essential for Your Business

NERC’s CIP standards are the plumb line for all electric and energy companies. Adhering to and complying with the rules and regulations of this body are non-negotiable requirements of doing business in the world of the bulk electric system. And…


Answering the Question, “How Do I Prepare for a NERC Audit?”

When you get the call that a North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) audit is scheduled for your company, that news can seem daunting. As you ask yourself, “How do I prepare for a NERC audit,…


Discover What Software Helps Manage NERC Compliance

As internal and external dangers to bulk electric systems give electric utility companies cause for concern, becoming compliant with security regulations is more important than ever. Standards created by the North American Electric Reliability…


Why You Should Stay Informed About NERC 693 Updates

Every registered entity working in or with the bulk power system in the United States, Canada and northern parts of Mexico should stay informed about NERC and specific NERC updates such as NERC 693 updates. NERC or North American Energy Reliability…


A Software for NERC CIP Compliance

The Importance of NERC CIP Compliance Many companies associated with the power industry in the U.S. understand how critical it is to ensure NERC CIP compliance within their daily processes. NERC is serious about their standards being met, and runs…


The Importance of Regulating Nevada Energy

In 2012, Nevada residential, commercial, industrial and transportation customers consumed 35,180 million kilowatt-hours. Regulating Nevada energy is done by NERC, WECC and the state Public Utilities Commission. There are two separate Nevada energy…


How Do I Stay NERC Compliant? We Have the Answer!

With new NERC regulation changes, many are wondering “How do I stay NERC compliant?” NERC’s policies are mandatory and always evolving, making compliance more and more difficult. Audits, investigations, and reporting are the methods through which…


The Most Comprehensive Approach to NERC Standards Adherence

Are you searching for the most effective tool to aid you in adhering to NERC standards? Regulations for the Bulk Electric System in the United States are strictly enforced by The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). The standards…


3 Steps Toward Enhancing Electrical System Reliability

As the power utility industry moves forward with numerous changes and advancements in technology, it is also faced with a series of new dilemmas to overcome. For example, how do generation companies reconcile the increasing diversity of resources in…


Innovative Software for Your NERC Compliance Manager

In the current regulatory climate within the power utility industry, security and reliability is at the heart of the ever changing standards by which energy providers must abide. All major stakeholders, from the energy companies all the way to each…


Compliance Event Logging: A Crucial Step in NERC Compliance

While NERC is responsible for creating the actual Reliability Standards, the burden of enforcement lies on the eight Regional Entities, empowered by NERC to perform audits within their region and to make recommendations on the enforcement,…


What you Need to Know: Energy Trader Southwest Power Pool

If you are an energy trader Southwest Power Pool (SPP), you know the that the SPP is one of the nine Independent System Operators/Regional Transmission Organizations (ISO/RTO) as well as one of the eight Regional Entities empowered by NERC and FERC…


Professional Power Industry Service for NERC Compliance

Wondering why you need a professional power industry service for NERC compliance? NERC compliance is a constantly shifting target. The non-governmental organization responsible for the security of the power grid works with stakeholders to make…


Power Industry Reporting Solutions Software for NERC Compliance

Compliance with NERC and NERC CIP Reliability Standards is not optional. If your entity gets caught in non-compliance you risk your entire operation and energy portfolio. It is not worth risking non-compliance with NERC and NERC CIP Reliability…


Making NERC Compliance Easy

NERC, The North American Electric Reliability Corporation, is the entity that enforces the government regulations for the Bulk Electric System. All associated companies within the power industry are required to take NERC compliance seriously and put…


Optimizing and Securing Your Automated Dispatch System

In the ever changing landscape of the power utility industry, companies are struggling with the demands of an increasingly complex interchange. Supply and demand has become especially more difficult to balance, and given the increasing popularity of…


Be Prepared for Your Next Compliance Audit

What is a Compliance Audit? A compliance audit is a thorough inspection and review of any given company/organization’s adherence to or lack of adherence to regulatory standards within the industry. For energy generators and transmission providers,…


How Do I Prepare for an RSAW?

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What You Need To Know About CIP Compliance

NERC is an organization that helps secure the American bulk electric system by setting regulations and standards in place for energy companies. Within the energy sector, these standards are mandatory for every company. They ensure fair and ethical…