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FERC Preparing Multiple NERC Decisions
FERC will consider several items touching on the ERO Enterprise at June 27 open meeting.
NERC
NERC State of Reliability Report Notes Progress, Challenges in 2023
NERC's 2024 State of Reliability Report noted resilience in the face of extreme weather last year, along with growing rates of generator forced outages.
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NERC: ITCS to Become ‘Road map’ for Grid Studies
NERC staff say the Interregional Transfer Capability Study will lay "important groundwork" for future reliability assessments.
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NERC Committee Seeks Focus in Busy Standards Projects
NERC's Standards Committee worked to keep order in a packed slate of standards development projects this week.
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Renewable Developers Oppose Proposed ERCOT IBR Rule
Several renewable energy developers are opposing ERCOT stakeholders’ approval of a controversial rule change that would impose voltage ride-through requirements on IBRs.  
ERCOT
ERCOT TAC Endorses Rule for Inverter-based Resources
ERCOT stakeholders and staff came to an agreement on a rule change that imposes voltage ride-through requirements on IBRs.
NPCC
NPCC Predicts Adequate Electricity Supply this Summer
NPCC said all subregions should have adequate supply to meet demand this summer despite recent generation retirements.
WECC
WECC Flags Hydro in BC, SW Heat as Potential Summer Concerns
Extreme heat in the Desert Southwest and low hydro in the Northwest could pose reliability problems for the Western Interconnection this summer, although the region doesn’t face an alarming risk for grid emergencies, WECC officials said.
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USEA Event Looks into Addressing Growing Data Center Demand
Data center expansion is a major part of the power industry’s return to demand growth around the country, and the United States Energy Association hosted a webinar with industry leaders on how the sector’s growth will play out. 
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NERC Targets IBR Modeling Concerns in Level 2 Alert
NERC is requesting a range of information on inverter-based resource modeling because of a series of grid disturbances in recent years.

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