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How to Prepare for the New NERC IBR Registration Requirements


Are you an owner of IBRs (inverter-based resources) like Solar PV or Battery Energy Storage Systems? Significant changes from NERC are coming that will require many IBRs to register for the first time. In this webinar, our Director of NERC Compliance, Evans Heacock, will discuss how GO-IBRs can begin preparing for these changes and answer your questions.

Learn what these changes mean for your utility, how to avoid fines, and comply with NERC regulations.


Wednesday, September 27, 2023 – 10:00 to 10:40 AM Central Time


Evans Heacock - Certrec

Evans Heacock
Certrec’s NERC Compliance Director

With more than 30 years of experience in the areas of electrical engineering design and analysis, Evans Heacock brings a demonstrated track record of versatile, capable, professional leadership as Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance Director.

In addition to managing civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering groups for Duke Engineering and Service, South Texas Project Nuclear Operating Company, and DP Engineering, Ltd., Mr. Heacock has built electrical analysis models and performed load flow and short circuit analysis using various programs, including PTI PSS/U, SKM, and OTI’s ETAP. He has also set protective relays, performed relay replacement modifications, developed design requirements, and has interfaced with multiple engineering and non-engineering groups.

Mr. Heacock has interfaced with various transmission system operators in ERCOT, SPP, MYSO, NPCC, and CAISO. He also has led or participated in the development of Interconnect Agreements within ERCOT for several large generating facilities.