Organization Registration and Organization Certification

​​​​​​​Organization Registration

Organization Registration identifies and registers Bulk-Power System users, owners, and operators who are responsible for performing specified reliability functions to which requirements of mandatory NERC Reliability Standards are applicable. Requirements and activities for the Organization Registration Program are embodied in Section 500 (Organization Registration and Certification) and Appendices 5A and 5B of the FERC-approved NERC Rules of Procedure.
 
For more information please contact: NERC.Registration@nerc.net.
 

Organization Certification

Organization Certification ensures that an entity (i.e., applicant to be an Reliability Coordinator (RC), Balancing Authority (BA), or Transmission Operator (TOP) that is not already performing the function for which it is applying to be certified as) has the tools, processes, training, and procedures to demonstrate their ability to meet the requirements or sub-requirements of all of the Reliability Standards applicable to the functions for which it is applying, thereby demonstrating the ability to become certified and then operational. The decision to certify changes to an already operating and certified Registered Entity is a collaborative decision between the affected Regional Entities and NERC. Requirements and activities for the Organization Certification Program are embodied in Section 500 (Organization Registration and Certification) and Appendices 5A and 5B of the FERC-approved NERC Rules of Procedure.

For more information please contact: NERC.Certification@nerc.net.  

Centralized Organization Registration ERO System (CORES) Technology Project

NERC is currently working on a new centralized organization registration solution. A website has been created with more information:

Centralized Organization Registration ERO System (CORES) Technology Project 

CORES Orientation and Training Videos

 

 
  
  
Centralized_Organization_Registration_ERO_System_(CORES)_End_User_Guide_March2021Update.pdfCentralized Organization Registration ERO System (CORES) End User Guide
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ERO Enterprise 101 Informational Package.pdfERO Enterprise 101 Informational Package
ERO Enterprise Entity Onboarding Checklist.pdfERO Enterprise Entity Onboarding Checklist
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Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO)Website
Northeast Power Coordinating Council (NPCC)Website
Reliability First (RF)Website
SERC Reliability Corporation (SERC)Website
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Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC)Website
  
  
  
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