Grid reliability, reactor issues on agenda for NRC, FERC

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) will hold a joint meeting Wednesday, Oct. 21, at FERC headquarters in Washington, D.C.

The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and end at approximately 11:30 a.m., followed by a closed meeting. The meeting will be at FERC, 888 First St. NE, Washington, D.C. Staff members from both agencies and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation will brief NRC and FERC Commissioners on topics including grid reliability, electricity markets, new nuclear power plants, reactor decommissioning and cybersecurity.

Pre-registration is not required but FERC highly encourages registration for those planning to attend the meeting in person.

http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/doc-collections/news/2015/15-063.pdf

 

Those attending should plan to arrive at FERC’s offices at least a half-hour in advance of the meeting.

The webcast of the event can be found at http://ferc.capitolconnection.org/