Overview: The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) develops and enforces reliability standards; assesses adequacy annually via a 10-year forecast and winter and summer forecasts; monitors the bulk power system; and educates, trains, and certifies industry personnel. NERC is a self-regulatory organization, subject to oversight by the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and governmental authorities in Canada. NERC's status as a self-regulatory organization means that it is a non-government organization which has statutory responsibility to regulate bulk power system users, owners, and operators through the adoption and enforcement of standards for fair, ethical and efficient practices.
Specifications: Available at: http://www.nerc.com/pa/Stand/Pages/ReliabilityStandards.aspx
IPR Policy: Not available
Current Status: Active
Last Updated: January 9, 2014