Tag Archives: Reliability

U.S. and Canada Coordinate on Grid Security; FERC Releases Reliability Primer

Two noteworthy documents addressing grid security and reliability came out earlier this month.  The United States and Canada announced the Joint United States-Canada Electric Grid Security and Resilience Strategy (Joint Strategy), which outlines the two countries’ goals and plans to … Continue reading

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CNAS Recommends a First 100 Days Energy Agenda for Next President

With the 2016 U.S. election just two weeks from today, several organizations have released reports examining the energy-related issues confronting the next president.  Earlier this month the Nicholas Institute at Duke published a report on the energy and environmental issues … Continue reading

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NERC Issues Phase II Reliability Assessment

Last week, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) issued its Phase II assessment of potential reliability impacts of EPA’s final Clean Power Plan (CPP).  While the report acknowledges that there is on-going CPP-related litigation, it assumes, for purposes of … Continue reading

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PJM Presents Reference Model for Clean Power Plan Analysis

PJM’s Clean Power Plan Analysis Modeling Plan set out the Regional Transmission Organization’s ideas for analyzing economic and reliability impacts of the Clean Power Plan.  At this point the analysis will not be used to inform specific transmission upgrades.  It … Continue reading

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NERC Releases Guidance for States on Clean Power Plan Reliability Concerns

The Clean Power Plan requires states to demonstrate that they considered electric reliability issues in developing their State Implementation Plans (SIP).  At the end of January 2016, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) released an assessment of reliability trends, … Continue reading

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