Mexico, Canada and US discuss NERC

- Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Mexico, Canada and US discuss NERC

Authorities from Mexico, the US and Canada met to discuss Mexico's participation in the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).

The NERC is a not-for-profit international regulatory authority whose mission is to assure the reliability of the bulk power system in North America and develop and enforce reliability standards for the region.

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The corporation assesses annually seasonal and long‐term reliability, monitors the bulk power system, and educates, trains, and certifies industry personnel, according to the NERC's website.

The NERC's area of responsibility spans the continental United States, Canada, and the northern portion of Mexico's Baja California state and is subject to oversight by the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and governmental authorities in Canada.

The meeting was held at the headquarters of the energy regulatory commission (CRE) in Mexico City and was attended by CRE representatives and officials from the national energy control center (Cenace) and the energy ministry, CRE said in a release.