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Troutman Sanders LLP: NERC Submits Wide-Area Analysis on Use of Technical Feasibility Exceptions for CIP Standards
Posted on 15 Oct 2015 by Troutman Sanders

On September 28, 2015, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (“NERC”) submitted to FERC its annual analysis on the use of Technical Feasibility Exceptions (“TFEs”). TFEs are exceptions from strict compliance with... Read More

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Legal Alert: NERC Provides Guidance on Delegating Reliability Tasks
Posted on 29 Apr 2010 by Daniel Frank, Caileen Gamache, Catherin Krupka

By Daniel E. Frank, Caileen N. Gamache, and Catherine M. Krupka In a Compliance Process Bulletin issued yesterday, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) provided guidance to entities registered for compliance with the mandatory... Read More

Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP Legal Alert: FERC Reviews NERC Penalty
Posted on 19 Apr 2010 by Daniel E. Frank and Caileen N. Gamache

By Daniel E. Frank and Caileen N. Gamache In an order, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has initiated review of a settlement filed by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) concerning a violation by Turlock Irrigation... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Power Line Rights of Way - FERC Approves New Vegetation Management Rules
Posted on 26 Mar 2013 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

By Kurt L. Krieger and Nora C. Price On March 21, 2013, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") approved new rules for managing vegetation along power line rights of way. The purpose of the approved modifications to existing electric... Read More