NERC is required to submit an assessment of its performance to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) three years from the date of certification as the electric reliability organization (ERO) and every five years thereafter. NERC submitted its Three-Year ERO Performance Assessment on July 20, 2009, in Docket No. RR09-7-000. NERC submitted its Five-Year ERO Performance Assessment on July 21, 2014, in Docket No. RR14-5-000.