ERO Enterprise Deploys Release 4.0 of Align

​WASHINGTON, D.C. – The ERO Enterprise is excited to announce the Release 4.0 launch of Align, which included enhancements to the Audit and Scheduling functionality that was deployed in December 2021, across industry as of June 22, 2022. Align is designed to process and track all compliance monitoring and enforcement activities with the goal of improving security and standardizing processes across the ERO Enterprise.

The Align Release 4.0 improvements are highlighted below:

  • Audit/Monitoring Engagement: Implemented several enhancements to improve how the Regions and entities perform and respond to audits.
  • Scheduling: Implemented a new resource management dashboard that shows the status of engagements, providing more flexibility to who can be assigned, and implemented a dashboard that provides the Regions will a full-year view.

In addition, the Align project team migrated Texas REs open enforcement action items to the production environment earlier in June and plans to implement Align Release 4.5: Inherent Risk Assessment (IRA) and Compliance Oversight Planning (COP) into production in the third quarter.

The NERC Training Site contains all Align and ERO SEL training materials, including training videos and the Start, Stop, Continue Guide as well as Align and ERO SEL user guides.​

Posted On: 06/23/2022