Board Adopts Five Standards, One Interpretation; Thanks Outgoing Staff, Chairs and Board Members
NEW ORLEANS – The North American Electric Reliability Corporation’s (NERC) quarterly Board of Trustees meeting took place Wednesday in New Orleans. In attendance was Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur, from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; and special guest Rod West, executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Entergy, along with industry participants.

In her opening remarks, Commissioner LaFleur spoke to the recent notice of proposed rulemaking on geomagnetic disturbances, saying industry must have a “no regrets” approach to protecting the grid. The proposed rule gives industry flexibility to respond as it sees fit through standards, but the industry must respond.
Posted On: 11/08/2012