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NRECA Responds to WSJ Article on Grid Security

Jo Ann Emerson, CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA), issued remarks on the electric coop industry’s efforts to protect the nation’s critical transmission system after a recent Wall Street Journal (WSJ) article released sensitive information on the subject.  The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission recently ordered the North American Electric...

FERC Sides With Louisiana Coop in NERC Challenge

As the Sutherland Coop team reported on July 25, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) sided with South Louisiana Electric Cooperative Association (SLECA) and ordered the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) to remove the coop from its compliance registry for distribution providers and load-serving entities.  SLECA originally came under the compliance...