Electric–Gas Interdependencies, Potential Summer Energy Shortfalls are Focus of Board Discussions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Critical infrastructure interdependencies and potential energy shortfalls this summer were featured during NERC’s quarterly Board of Trustees meeting. Participants emphasized that cyber risk and extreme weather are significant threats to reliability that demand continuous vigilance by all stakeholders.

Opening remarks were made by Nick Akins, chief executive officer (CEO) at American Electric Power; James Danly, commissioner at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC); Patricia Hoffman, acting assistant secretary at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Office of Electricity; and David Morton, CAMPUT representative to NERC.

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Posted On: 05/13/2021