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NERC Statement on Impending Arctic Cold Across the United States


SAINT PAUL, MN. Midwest Reliability Organization is urging registered entities and industry stakeholders to pay close attention to the recent statement released by NERC on the arctic cold weather system expected to impact much of North America this week. This extreme weather pattern of arctic cold and heavy rain has the potential to create significant challenges, especially in major metropolitan areas.

Read the full statement.

A video statement from NERC President and CEO Jim Robb is here: Impending Arctic Weather Across North America (


Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the reliability and security of the bulk power system in the central region of North America, including parts of both the United States and Canada. MRO is one of six regional entities in North America operating under authority from regulators in the United States through a delegation agreement with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) and in Canada under similar arrangements. The primary focus of MRO is monitoring and enforcing compliance with mandatory reliability standards and assessing the grid’s ability to meet growing electricity demand.