NERC Leaders Discuss Reliability at FERC Technical Conference
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s annual technical conference on reliability is scheduled for June 1. Gerry Cauley, NERC’s president and chief executive officer, and Roy Thilly, vice chair of NERC’s Board of Trustees, will participate in the first panel discussion on bulk power system reliability, highlighting NERC’s recent State of Reliability 2016 report.
Other panelists include:
·       Patricia Hoffman, assistant secretary of the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Department of Energy
·       David Clark, commissioner of the Utah Public Service Commission, on behalf of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
·       Miranda Keating Erickson, vice-president of Operations, Alberta Electric System Operator Paul Koonce, chief executive officer of Dominion Generation Group, on behalf of the Edison Electric Institute
·       Marija Ilic, professor, Carnegie Mellon University
·       Joseph Eto, staff scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Mark Lauby, senior vice president and chief reliability officer, will participate on the second panel, which begins at 1:15 p.m. and focuses on emerging issues. Marcus Sachs, senior vice president and chief security officer, will participate on the final panel of the conference, which begins at 3 p.m. and highlights grid security efforts.
As the electric reliability organization, bulk power system reliability is NERC’s key priority. NERC and industry efforts have resulted in a more secure and reliable North American grid.
Posted On: 05/31/2016