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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. The process for registration is described in Section 500 and Appendix 5A of the NERC Rules of Procedure.

The NERC Statement of Compliance Registry Criteria, detailed in Appendix 5B of the NERC Rules of Procedure, describes the criteria employed by NERC, NPCC, and the other Regional Entities to determine the organizations to be registered as owners, operators, or users of the BPS and included on the NERC Compliance Registry (NCR).

A Registered Entity is obligated to notify NPCC upon adding/deleting/transferring equipment, the sale of assets, changes in ownership or similar matters so that NPCC may review the effect on the Registered Entity’s compliance obligations.

Please contact NPCC via email with all questions on registration.

Certification Resources

Please contact NPCC via email with questions regarding certification.

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