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NPCC Compliance Bulletin

NPCC Compliance Bulletin

November 23, 2022

Eventbrite Registration Closes November 2, 2022: NPCC Fall 2022 Hybrid (in-person and webinar) Compliance and Reliability Conference

Eventbrite Registration Closes November 2, 2022: NPCC Fall 2022 Hybrid (in-person and webinar) Compliance and Reliability Conference

October 31, 2022

   ERO Enterprise Releases Facility Ratings Themes Report

ERO Enterprise Releases Facility Ratings Themes Report

October 24, 2022

CISA Releases RedEye: Red Team Campaign Visualization and Reporting Tool

CISA Releases RedEye: Red Team Campaign Visualization and Reporting Tool

October 19, 2022

CISA Top CVEs Actively Exploited By People’s Republic of China State-Sponsored Cyber Actor

CISA Top CVEs Actively Exploited By People’s Republic of China State-Sponsored Cyber Actor

October 19, 2022

Open Process Posting of NPCC DER/VER Guidance Document Appendix J

Open Process Posting of NPCC DER/VER Guidance Document Appendix J

September 28, 2022

NPCC DER VER Forum 10-13-2022

NPCC DER VER Forum 10-13-2022

September 27, 2022

Cybersecurity Initiative for Electric Utilities

Cybersecurity Initiative for Electric Utilities

September 23, 2022

NPCC President and CEO Charles Dickerson Participates in FERC New England Winter Gas-Electric Forum

NPCC President and CEO Charles Dickerson Participates in FERC New England Winter Gas-Electric Forum

September 14, 2022

E-ISAC Notification of DHS Office for Bombing Prevention Virtual Training Course: Response to Suspicious Behaviors and Items for Bombing Prevention

E-ISAC Notification of DHS Office for Bombing Prevention Virtual Training Course: Response to Suspicious Behaviors and Items for Bombing Prevention

September 13, 2022

Milovan Blair named Chairman of the Board of Directors

Milovan Blair named Chairman of the Board of Directors

September 07, 2022

ERO Cyber Security – Communications between Control Center FAQ

ERO Cyber Security – Communications between Control Center FAQ

September 02, 2022

Retirement of NPCC’s Compliance Portal (CDAA)

Retirement of NPCC’s Compliance Portal (CDAA)

August 26, 2022

Security Bulletin – DOE releases C2M2 Version 2.1

Security Bulletin – DOE releases C2M2 Version 2.1

August 25, 2022

NPCC Special Members Meeting – Bylaws

NPCC Special Members Meeting – Bylaws

August 11, 2022

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NPCC  Dedicated to the continued reliability of the bulk power system in Northeastern North America

Program Areas

NPCC activities are organized into Program Areas. The Regional Entity Division includes Program Areas for Standards, Reliability Assessment and Performance Analysis (RAPA), Compliance, and Situational Awareness and Infrastructure Security (SAIS). The Criteria Services Division focuses on NPCC Regional Criteria.


Standards & Criteria

Standards & Criteria

NPCC creates Regional Standards to enhance the reliability of the international, interconnected bulk power system in Northeastern North America. NPCC also creates Regionally specific reliability criteria that are necessary to implement, to augment, or to comply with NERC Reliability Standards, but which are not Reliability Standards.

Compliance

Compliance

The mission of NPCC is to comprehensively monitor and enforce compliance with NERC and NPCC Regional Reliability Standards among all users, owners, and operators of the Bulk Electric System in the NPCC Region.

RAPA

Reliability Assessment & Performance Analysis (RAPA)

NPCC, through its top technical committee, the Reliability Coordinating Committee, integrates the deliverables of its Task Force’s and Working Group’s Reliability Assessment and Performance Analysis (RAPA) activities.

SAIS

Situation Awareness & Infrastructure Security (SAIS)

The Situation Awareness and Infrastructure Security Program is the combination of near real-time awareness of conditions on the bulk power system with the programs necessary to increase the physical and cyber security of the electricity infrastructure.

Committees & Groups

NPCC, through its Bylaws, fulfills its reliability mission through committees, subcommittees, task forces and other groups as the Board of Directors may deem appropriate, including a Regional Standards Committee (RSC), a Compliance Committee (CC), a Reliability Coordinating Committee (NPCC’s principal technical committee), a Public Information Committee.


Regional Standards Committee

Regional Standards Committee

The NPCC Regional Standards Committee (RSC) is charged with management and maintenance of the NPCC Regional Standard Processes Manual under a sector based voting structure as described in the NPCC Bylaws.

DER Forum

DER Forum

Distributed Energy Resources (DER) is electrical generation and energy storage performed by a variety of small distribution system connected devices.

Reliability Coordinating Committee

Reliability Coordinating Committee

The purpose of the Reliability Coordinating Committee (RCC) is to promote the effective and efficient reduction of risks to the reliability, resilience, and security of the international Bulk Power System in Northeastern North America.

Government / Regulatory Affairs Advisory Group

Government / Regulatory Affairs Advisory Group

To share actionable information among NPCC, NERC (ERO) and other related governmental/regulatory agencies related to regional energy and reliability matters.

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Eventbrite Registration Closes November 2, 2022: NPCC Fall 2022 Hybrid (in-person and webinar) Compliance and Reliability Conference

October 31, 2022

Open Process Posting of NPCC DER/VER Guidance Document Appendix J

September 28, 2022

Security Notice

This is a Northeast Power Coordinating Council, Inc. (NPCC) information system. You have no reasonable expectation of privacy regarding communications or data transiting or stored on NPCC’s information system. At any time and for any lawful purpose, NPCC may monitor, intercept, record, and search any communications or data transiting or stored on this information system. At NPCC’s sole discretion, NPCC may disclose pertinent information to the U.S. Government and its authorized representatives to protect the security of critical infrastructure and key resources, ensure information security, or to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process, or enforceable governmental request. By continuing, you acknowledge that you understand and consent to the terms and conditions described in this notice. The actual or attempted unauthorized access, use, or modification of this system is strictly prohibited and may subject violators to criminal, civil, and/or administrative action.