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Regional electric grid regulators question FERC order in opposing cyber supply-chain rules

March 17, 2017 |
Rick Weber Ryan Prete
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Regulators for the Midwest electric grid, which includes some of the nation's largest utilities, are questioning the basis of a federal order on the cybersecurity of vendors and the supply chain, and are calling for a major rewrite of proposed regulations by officials who oversee the reliability of the nation's electricity system.

“The proposed Reliability Standard directs registered entities to complete tasks that require agreement of vendors that are not subject to the jurisdiction of the [Federal Energy Regulatory Commission]...

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