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Regulatory Veteran Larry Nicholson Joins Certrec’s OLC Team as Senior Project Manager

40-year Industry and NRC Regulatory Affairs Leader Brings Broad Range of Expertise to Certrec’s Office of Licensing and Compliance Team.

FORT WORTH, Texas (PRWEB) February 27, 2019 — Certrec, a leading licensing and regulatory compliance service provider that supports NRC and NERC compliance, announced today that industry veteran Larry Nicholson has joined its staff to serve as a Senior Project Manager. 

“I am very excited to be a part of an incredible Certrec team,” Nicholson said. “I look forward to using my regulatory expertise gained from leadership positions in both the nuclear industry and the NRC to help our clients and the nuclear industry achieve and maintain excellent performance.” 

Mr. Nicholson brings more than 40 years of experience covering the full range of nuclear plant performance. Previously he served as the Director of Regulatory Affairs at NextEra Energy and TVA. He formerly worked at Oconee as the site Licensing Manager and then site Safety Assurance Manager, responsible for Licensing, Security, Emergency Preparedness, Environmental and Safety, and Performance Improvement. Before joining Duke, Mr. Nicholson served for many years with the NRC in positions of increasing responsibilities to include Senior Resident Inspector and NRC Region executive. While with the NRC, he was appointed to the Federal Government Senior Executive Service. 

“Larry is an established leader in the nuclear community,” said Joey Clark, Office of Licensing and Compliance Service Director. “We are excited for him to join us at a critical time in the nuclear industry.”

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 200 generating facilities establish and maintain NERC Compliance Programs. We manage the entire NERC compliance program for 80+ registered entities in the US, Canada, and Mexico 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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