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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, which include assessments of NPCC’s short and long-term resource and transmission adequacy and special operating assessments of specific reliability issues or situations that may affect reliability, such as market practices, technology developments, industry trends, or proposed public policy measures.

Resource Adequacy

Resource Adequacy

Resource Adequacy includes changes to facilities and system conditions, availability of generation resources, demand forecast and the impact of these changes on the overall reliability of that Area’s Bulk Power System.

Publications & Reports

Publications & Reports

Click here to view publications created by NPCC, and reports on Reliability Assessment activities, Summer & Winter assessments, and the 2003 blackout recommendations.

ERAG

ERAG

The primary function of the Eastern Interconnection Reliability Assessment Group (ERAG) is to support reliability of the bulk-power system in the Eastern Interconnection through periodic reviews of generation and transmission expansion. These assessments are conducted by the ERAG Committee.

MMWG

MMWG

The Multiregional Modeling Working Group (MMWG) is comprised of representatives from the Planning Coordinators (PC) in the Eastern Interconnection as well as liaison representatives from NERC, FERC, RF, MRO, NPCC, and SERC. The group is charged with the responsibility for developing and maintaining a series of power flow and dynamics base cases for the benefit of the electric industry. Contact NPCC RAPA for more information.

General Meeting

General Meeting

The NPCC General Meeting provides an opportunity for NPCC Members to meet high level policy makers from Federal, Provincial and State regulatory and/or governmental authorities and senior NERC and NPCC executives to discuss topics related to the reliable planning and operation of the power system, including consideration of emerging reliability, critical infrastructure and environmental issues.

Government & Regulatory Affairs

Government & Regulatory Affairs

To share actionable information among NPCC, NERC (ERO) and other related governmental/regulatory agencies related to regional energy and reliability matters. To provide a forum where industry and governmental/regulatory representatives can exchange views and strive to develop consensus recommendations provided to the NPCC Board of Directors on reliability issues specific to the NPCC region (Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada).

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