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Regulatory Compliance Expert Certrec Hosts 2018 NERC Compliance Workshop in Fort Worth

Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance hosts workshop tailored to address needs of GO/GOP operations personnel

FORT WORTH, Texas (PRWEB) March 21, 2018 — Certrec, a leading NERC regulatory compliance service provider, hosted a NERC compliance workshop held in Fort Worth on March 7-8, 2018. 

Attendees consisted of generator owner/operators from six of the eight NERC regions representing wind, solar, gas, hydro, and coal assets. 

The workshop provided an update on CIP as well as facility ratings guidance as they pertain to GO/GOP registered entities. Regional representatives presented their regulatory perspectives on the latest relevant standards, the risk-based approach to compliance, and lessons learned. Guest presenters discussed cyber security, new standards, and human performance. Certrec’s NERC team provided guidance on best practices. 

“We’re pleased at the growth in attendance as well as the enthusiasm of participants at the recent workshop. We’re looking forward to continued success in 2019,” stated Ted Enos, Certrec President. 

“By all measures, our third annual workshop was an overwhelming success. The industry attendees, the Regional Entities, and NERC’s EISAC shared valuable insights from both an implementation viewpoint and a regulator’s perspective,” said Bob Biggs, Certrec Office of NERC Compliance Services Director.

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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