North American Electric Reliability Corporation

FERC Reforms Transmission Planning

The United States Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has reformed its transmission planning and cost allocation requirements to enhance the grid’s ability to support wholesale power markets and ensure transmission services are provided at reasonable rates.

UC Berkeley to Participate at Smart Grid Technology Conference 2011

University of California at Berkeley Extension will join experts from top technology, utility, and telecom companies at the Smart Grid Technology Conference 2011. Taking place June 1–2, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in San Jose, California, the conference, now in its second year, provides a forum for participants from various industries to discuss and find solutions for smart grid issues, including developing partnerships, understanding new standards, and identifying areas for growth.