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Technical Talk with RF

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Event Information

Join link: https://reliabilityfirst.webex.com/reliabilityfirst/j.php?MTID=mcf995871f03c0575782f4360f1e8298c

Meeting Number: 2310 618 4461

Meeting Password: 0123456

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Agenda Topics

Generator Owner and Generator Operator risks to the grid, standards and mitigations

Shon Austin, Principal Technical Auditor, CIP Compliance Monitoring

Ash Chappell, Senior Technical Auditor, Operations & Planning Compliance Monitoring

  • Shon and Ash will do a deep dive on Generator Owners (GOs) and Generator Operators (GOPs). They will discuss their risks to the grid, whether related to planning and modeling, the changing resource mix (including inverter-based resources), and/or cyber and physical security.
  • They will cover the applicable standards, including some notable problem areas as well as where entities can find guidance and implementation plans.
  • They will also highlight where GOs and GOPs can get help with these challenges, including RF’s Assist Visit program and the NERC website.

Internal controls best practices

Jason Smith, Director, NERC Compliance Office, DTE Energy

Chris Plensdorf, Manager of NERC CIP Compliance, DTE Energy

Jeff Wallace, NERC Compliance Process Management Specialist, DTE Energy

  • DTE Energy will discuss internal controls best practices for GOs and GOPs.


Reference Materials

Tech Talk with RF May 2024


May 20
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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