NAGF News Bullets for Bi-Week ending 12/30/2022

NAGF News Bullets for Bi-Week ending 12/30/2022

  • Upcoming NAGF Conference Calls/Webinars
    • NAGF SRT Comment Development Webinar for NERC Project 2020-06 Draft #2: January 3rd @ 02:00-03:00 pm Eastern
    • NAGF CIP working Group Monthly Webinar: January 10th @ 02:00-03:00 pm Eastern
    • NAGF SRT Monthly Webinar: January 11th @ 11:00-12:00 pm Eastern

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

  • Reminder – NAGF 2023 Membership Dues

The invoices for 2023 membership dues were emailed to the respective company contacts on December 11th. Note that 2023 membership dues amounts are unchanged from 2022. They can be paid by three methods:

(please make sure you fill in all of the appropriate payment fields to ensure you get credit for the payment)

    • Check mailed to the NAGF PO Box on the Invoice
    • ACH initiated by the member company

Please contact Jim Rappach – NAGF Treasurer (jarappach@aep.com ) or me with any questions.

  • Reminder – NAGF Member Voting for New NAGF Board Member Tony Berros

Due to the retirement of Ken Stenroos from the NAGF Board, the NAGF has completed a search and identified Mr. Tony Berros – NextEra Energy to fill the open position. Tony’s biography and the survey link for voting was included in the email sent to members on 12-21-2022. The NAGF Bylaws require that Board members be approved by the NAGF membership. Please complete voting by Friday, January 6, 2023 and feel free to contact Mike Gabriel (mikeg@greybeardcs.com) or me with any questions.

  • FERC, NERC to Open Joint Inquiry into Winter Storm Elliott

On December 28th, FERC, NERC, and NERC’s Regional Entities announced that they will open a joint inquiry into the operations of the bulk power system during the extreme winter weather conditions that occurred during Winter Storm Elliott. The severe cold weather over the weekend contributed to power outages affecting millions of electricity customers across the country.  Although most of these outages were due to weather impacts on electric distribution facilities operated by local utilities, utilities in parts of the southeast were forced to engage in rolling blackouts and the bulk power system in other regions was significantly stressed. FERC, NERC, and the Regional Entities will work with other federal agencies, states, and utilities to identify problems with the performance of the bulk power system and, where appropriate, recommended solutions for addressing those issues​.

FERC, NERC to Open Joint Inquiry into Winter Storm Elliott

Thanks,

Wayne

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