Energy Law Academy Course 110

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Overview

Energy Law Academy Certificate of Achievement: Three Electives from Course 106, 107, 108, 109, or 110 is a requirement to obtain the Energy Law Academy Certificate of Achievement.

Course 110 Content

Grid 101 (Technical / Operational Overview)

EPAct 2005 / FPA § 215 (Overview)

  • Genesis / History Leading to Federal Reliability Role
  • Statutory Provisions / Directives
  • “Bulk-Power System” vs. “BES”

NERC (Overview)

  • Genesis / History of NERC
  • Structure – NERC & Regional Entities
    • Respective Roles
    • Relationship Between
  • Registered Entities
    • Who Must Be Registered
    • Process to Challenge Registration

Reliability Standards

NERC Drafting of Standards

  • NERC’s Role, Rules & Procedures / Processes
  • Standards Drafting Process

FERC Review of Standard

  • FERC’s Role
  • Standards Approval / Remand Process

Compliance / Enforcement

  • NERC
    • Performance Assessments & Events Analyses
    • Compliance Monitoring Process (Audits, Inherent Risk Assessments and Controls, etc.)
    • Enforcement & Penalty Process
    • Practice Pointers
  • FERC
    • FERC’s Role in Compliance & Enforcement
    • Enforcement & Penalty Process

Special Topics

  • Cyber and Physical Security
  • Geomagnetic Disturbances (GMDs)
  • Supply Chain Management

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