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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. NPCC's Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program will be conducted with integrity, consistency, confidentiality, independence, and impartiality. The degree of CMEP activity in the Canadian Provinces is governed by the regulatory structure in each province and/or agreements with the relevant provincial authority. Additional information is available on the Canadian Compliance tab.

CDAA

CDAA

Registered Entities submit Self-Certifications, Self-Reports and some Periodic Data to NPCC via CDAA. CDAA is short for CMEP Data Administration Application. CMEP is short for Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program.

Workshops / Webinars

Workshops / Webinars

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Registration and Certification

Registration and Certification

All Bulk Power System (BPS) owners, operators, and users are required to register with NERC and are subject to compliance with approved NERC Reliability Standards and NPCC Regional Reliability Standards.

Canadian Compliance

Canadian Compliance

NPCC conducts compliance monitoring and enforcement activities in four Canadian Provinces: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Québec.

Compliance Monitoring

Compliance Monitoring

NPCC Compliance monitors NERC and NPCC Regional Reliability Standards among all users, owners, and operators of the bulk power system (BPS) in the NPCC Region.

Enforcement and Mitigation

Enforcement and Mitigation

NPCC Compliance Mitigation and Enforcement or “Enforcement” is responsible for undertaking enforcement activities in accordance with risk-based approaches and conducting technical assessments of registered entities’ plans and activities to mitigate noncompliance.

Entity Risk Assessment

Entity Risk Assessment

The Entity Risk Assessment supports the NPCC Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement Program through an examination of the inherent risk of an entity and through internal controls evaluations of entities.

CCEP Documents

CCEP Documents

The Criteria Compliance and Enforcement Program (CCEP) requires Full Members of NPCC to certify compliance with a subset of NPCC Reliability Criteria. The Compliance Committee develops the annual CCEP Implementation Plan, develops the annual certification forms, and provides an annual assessment report to the RCC. The CCEP Process Document, the annual CCEP Implementation Plans, and the most recent blank certification forms (WORD) are available here.

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