NERC Matters: NERC and FERC Attempt to Eliminate Reliability Gap in Tie Lines

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  • Deborah A. Carpentier

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    • Deborah Carpentier (dcarpentier@crowell.com) is a counsel in Crowell & Moring LLP's Environment, Energy & Resources Group. She focuses primarily on federal regulatory and transactional energy issues for electric utilities in matters before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation. This article is provided by Crowell & Moring LLP only for educational and informational purposes and is neither intended as nor should it be construed as legal advice.


Abstract

The primary purpose of the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) is—with oversight by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)—to promulgate and enforce standards intended to ensure the reliability of the bulk electric system (BES).

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