NAGF News Bullets for Bi-Week ending 1/12/2024

NAGF News Bullets for Bi-Week ending 1/12/2024

  • Upcoming NAGF Conference Calls/Webinars
    • Cold Weather Preparedness Working Group Monthly Webinar Wednesday 17, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    • Variable Resources Working Group Monthly Meeting Wednesday Jan.24,  11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • Markets and Policy Working Group Kickoff Webinar Wednesday Jan. 24, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

(Webinar information can be found on the NAGF website Event Calendar)

  • NAGF Quarterly News Letter for October – December 2023

The 4Q2023 NAGF News Letter was sent to membership on Jan. 2, 2024. This edition includes formal comments submitted by the NAGF on active NERC projects, the Annual Compliance Conference, Working Group activities, and much more. The newsletter can be found in the NAGF website Dashboard home page.

  •  NERC

NERC News – Dec. 2023 Winter Storm Elliott Report Recommendations:

      • Conduct a technical review of cold-related mechanical and electrical generation outages to identify preventive measures.
      • Conduct a joint FERC, NERC, and Regional Entity study to evaluate blackstart unit readiness for cold weather.
      • Congressional and state legislation needed to establish cold weather reliability rules for natural gas infrastructure,
      • The North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB), gas and electric grid operators and gas distribution companies need to improve communication.

  • NERC 6 GHz Task Force.

NERC contacted the NAGF seeking feedback on potential 6 GHz band interference issues on SCADA, system protection, and voice communication due to the opening of the band to unlicensed users. The Variable Resources WG has been asked for feedback, but all members are welcome to send feedback by to Allen Schriver,

  • Gas-Electric Systems Evolve Beyond Interdependency.

NERC’s discussion of gas – electric system changing from interdependent to an Interconnected Bulk Energy System. interdependency?authkey=ff58f1be72aecebf9ac1e2ced045751d0d6176aa3c1c7bddb01db3b8fcd5f973



Allen D Schriver
Policy Coordinator
North American Generator Forum
M: (561) 324-9234