NERC Regulatory Compliance Expert Guy Davant Joins Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance

Over 30-year Industry Veteran to Assist Certrec NERC Compliance Clients with Compliance issues, Regulatory Affairs, Audit Preparation, Mock Audit, Cyber Security, and Emergency Operations Issues

Certrec, a leading regulatory compliance provider for NERC and FERC compliance, announced today that Guy Davant, a noted engineering, regulatory affairs, and compliance expert has joined its Office of NERC Compliance practice.

“We are excited to have Guy Davant join Certrec,” says Ted Enos, President of Certrec. “Guy is known throughout the regulatory community for his broad industry knowledge, engineering, regulatory affairs, and compliance experience. He joins us at an important time in the power industry when many generators are juggling a variety of energy sources, changing technology, workforce retirements, cyber security challenges, and a dynamic NERC regulatory environment.”

“Guy’s experience adds to the Certrec team that continues to grow. Guy is an asset to the services team with a solid understanding of engineering, operations, and regulatory affairs,” says Bob Biggs, Certrec’s Office of NERC Compliance Services Director.

Mr. Davant has held various supervisory and oversight positions at Grand Gulf Nuclear Station (GGNS), River Bend Station (RBS), Echelon, Entergy Operations, Inc.’s nuclear headquarters, and DOE’s Savannah River Technology Center (SRTC). Guy was responsible for providing and managing resources to address regulatory and licensing issues in support of operation, maintenance, and refueling of a corporate fleet of nuclear facilities. Activities have included developing, submitting, and negotiating license amendment requests (LARs), ASME Code relief requests, and other regulatory-based items.

He has also been involved in various activities pertaining to New Nuclear projects, including being an integral part of the team that developed the Combined Operating License Application (COLA) for GGNS Unit 3 and later, providing consulting support for Dominion’s North Anna Unit 3 COLA. As an active participant on the NEI New Plant Construction Inspection Program Task Force, working with the NRC developed industry guideline NEI 08-01, Industry Guideline for the ITAAC Closure Process under 10 CFR Part 52.

Mr. Davant is a Registered Professional Engineer licensed in the state of Mississippi.

“Certrec’s experienced team supports a variety of clients including wind, solar, fossil, and nuclear power generators,” says Davant. “I consider Certrec a premier leader in providing regulatory services and support.”

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Smart Grid Bulletin February 2019

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