Cybersecurity incident response best practices in US utilities have been identified by FERC and NERC.
The NERC noted that it and the FERC had already taken steps in recognition of the “critical importance of the reliability of the nation’s energy sector and the steps that registered entities are taking to maintain the health and safety of their workforce and communities.”
Finance & Investment
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) are asking the Federal Reserve to extend access to short-term debt financing for electric, natural gas and water utilities.
Policy & Regulation
The FERC and the NERC have announced steps to ensure that operators of the bulk electric system can on keeping people safe and the lights on by announcing a relaxing of certain regulations over a limited period.
Renewables are estimated to add nearly 50,000 MW, being more than a quarter of the total capacity according to data issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).
The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has provided Daybreak Power with an approval to develop a 2,200MW Navajo energy storage project in Arizona.
Recent US federal announcements of utility cybersecurity transgressions due to poor controls, weak points, and strategy/implementation have omitted the name of the utility involved.