NRC, FERC COMMISSIONERS TO DISCUSS ELECTRICAL GRID ISSUES
JUNE 15 IN WASHINGTON, D.C.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission will hold a joint meeting
with the Federal Energy
Regulatory Commission (FERC) June 15 to discuss several
technical topics related to the
U.S. electrical transmission grid.
The meeting will run from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at FERC
Headquarters, 888 First St. NE, Washington, D.C. Staff from
the NRC, FERC and the North American Electric Reliability
Corporation will brief the two Commissions on several topics:
nuclear plants' impact on the efficient and reliable
operation of the U.S. grid; cyber security activities; the
NRC's station blackout rulemaking activities; and FERC's grid
reliability standards activities.
FERC is providing a
webcast of the joint meeting. The public may
attend the meeting without pre-registering. Questions about
the meeting should be directed to Sarah McKinley at Sarah.McKinley@ferc.gov
or by phone at 202-502-8004.
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