Facts and Figures • SERC Reliability Corporation (SERC) is a nonprofit regulatory authority for administration of the bulk power system (BPS) reliability in all or parts of 16 southeastern states. • SERC is subject to oversight from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). • SERC has been delegated its authority from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) pursuant to Section 215 of the Federal Power Act. • SERC is one of seven Regional Entities (REs). • SERC comprises 54 Members, and more than 200 Registered Entities. • The SERC footprint covers approximately 560,000 square miles. • SERC Registered entities serve more than 53 million customers (population of 75 million). • The total connected generation in the SERC footprint is 256,346 MW. • SERC Registered entities forecast 201,497 MW of internal demand (peak load) for the 2018 summer peak. • The annual Net Energy for Load is forecasted to be over 1 Million GWh Net Energy for Load, which is over 25% of the load in the United States. • As of December 31, 2017, there are 103,069 miles of bulk transmission lines at 100 kV and above in the SERC Region. • SERC interconnects tightly with entities in three adjacent Regions: FRCC, RF, and MRO.
Our Vision A highly reliable and secure bulk power system
Our Mission To identify, prioritize, and assure effective and efficient mitigation of risks to the reliability and security of the bulk power system
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