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NERC Regulatory Expert Brent Hebert Joins Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance

Expert Offers Direct NERC Reliability Standards & Audit Compliance Development Experience Across all 8 NERC Regions

Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 — Certrec, a leading regulatory licensing and compliance solutions provider, is pleased to announce that noted NERC expert Brent Hebert has joined Certrec as Manager of Electric Reliability within Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance, a full-service NERC compliance solution for Registered Entities. 

“We are very excited to have Brent join the Certrec team,” says Ted Enos, CEO of Certrec. “Not only does Brent offer our clients extensive industry experience with leading utilities (such as Entergy, Calpine, ERCOT, and the Midwest Independent System Operator (MISO)), Brent’s direct involvement with developing NERC Reliability Standards and Compliance Audit requirements over the past 5 years will help our clients better manage the regulatory process to their advantage.” 

Previously, Brent provided direction, advice and counsel to all levels of executive and line management while driving and overseeing the activities of NERC committees and teams for 76 power plants and commercial operations participating in all 8 NERC Regions. 

“Having built corporate-wide NERC compliance programs within large organizations, I am intimately acquainted with the challenges of implementing Cultures of Compliance,” says Brent Hebert. “I’ve successfully avoided non-compliance penalties in excess of $102 M through compliance monitoring programs that identify areas of risk and ensure compliance on an ongoing basis.” 

“But I never had the tools Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance offers to help manage the complexity of NERC. I’m excited to share these tools, especially our NERC Monitoring service and Certrec’s regulatory process expertise, with the hard-working compliance professionals who try to maintain compliance in a constantly-changing regulatory arena.” 

Founded in 1988, CERTREC is a regulatory compliance service provider that helps utilities manage the NRC, FERC, and NERC regulatory process to their advantage. With more than 250 cumulative years of engineering and audit experience with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and other Regional Entities, Certrec’s licensing and compliance solutions, performance improvement, and technical services.

About Certrec:
Certrec is a leading provider of regulatory compliance solutions for the energy industry with the mission of helping ensure a stable, reliable, bulk electric supply. Since 1988, Certrec’s SaaS applications and consulting know-how have helped hundreds of power-generating facilities manage their regulatory compliance and reduce their risks.

Certrec’s engineers and business teams bring a cumulative 1,500 years of working experience in regulatory areas of compliance, engineering, and operations, including nuclear, fossil, solar, wind facilities, and other Registered Entities generation and transmission.

Certrec has helped more than 120 generating facilities establish and maintain NERC Compliance Programs. We manage the entire NERC compliance program for 60+ registered entities in the US and Canada that trust us to decrease their regulatory and reputational risk. Certrec is ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certified and has successfully completed annual SOC 2 Type 2 examinations.

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