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Summer Power Shortage This Way Comes, Maybe

Summer Power Shortage This Way Comes, Maybe

Muddassir Katchi December 22, 2013 Comments Off

The Lone Star State is in the midst of a big-time power play—and it’s not the big politicos squabbling.  Texas, a big power consumer, ...

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NERC Proposes New Reliability Standard for Reporting Disruptive Events

NERC Proposes New Reliability Standard for Reporting Disruptive Events

Muddassir Katchi December 21, 2013 Comments Off

The EF5 tornado that cut a 17-mile swath of death and destruction in Moore, Oklahoma on May 20 was another reminder to keep a ...

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FERC OKs Settlement on NERC 2012 Performance Audit

FERC OKs Settlement on NERC 2012 Performance Audit

Muddassir Katchi December 19, 2013 Comments Off

The gridlock involving the grid-reliability watchdog North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) and the Office of Enforcement of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) ...

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A Closer Look at Operating UST Systems

A Closer Look at Operating UST Systems

Muddassir Katchi December 19, 2013 Comments Off

According to EPA.gov, there are approximately 581,000 UST systems that are operating nationwide and are storing petroleum and different hazardous substances and chemicals. The ...

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Cost Effective Analysis Process (CEAP) to Enhance Standards Development

Cost Effective Analysis Process (CEAP) to Enhance Standards Development

Muddassir Katchi December 19, 2013 1

Compliance with industry standards, especially reliability standards that affect a whole nation’s supply of power, doesn’t come cheap. Responding to issues raised by stakeholders ...

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