NERC executive to step down

David Cook, senior vice president and general counsel at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), will step down from his position effective March 31. There is no word on who will replace him.

Cook joined NERC in 1999, where he led NERC’s efforts to secure passage of reliability legislation as part of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Prior to joining NERC, Cook spent 20 years with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

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