The NERC Reliability Standard on Event Reporting, EOP-004-2
(formally known as Sabotage and Event Reporting) has passed the industry and the
NERC Board of Trustees, NERC is prepared to file the new reliability standard
with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for approval. This standard
will require Registered Entities to report to NERC’s Situation Awareness group
certain types of disturbances or events that occur or could have occurred to the
organization. The speaker, who is the Chair of the Standard Drafting Team,
will discuss the performance obligations and the expectations needed for
Registered Entities to demonstrate compliance once this standard is effective
and enforceable. The standard consolidates certain requirements and
eliminates other requirements of the present standards CIP-001-1 and EOP-004-1.
The webinar will review the three requirements and will present the intentions
of the NERC Project 2009-01 Standard Development Team. In addition, the
discussion will touch on the impact on Distribution Providers that were not
previously identified as Responsible Entities needing to comply with the
Brian Evans- Mongeon, Utility Services, Inc.