The NATF harnesses expertise from over 5,000 subject matter experts. This expertise covers multiple aspects of electric transmission reliability including system protection, operator tools and training, and vegetation management. To augment its significant membership expertise, the NATF coordinates with other industry organizations whenever possible.
As an example, the NATF has a memorandum of understanding with the Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO). INPO has a long-tenured history of fostering excellence in the nuclear industry by applying similar approaches. The collaboration with INPO provides for active sharing of effective tools and techniques. INPO also shares the joint objectives of reliable offsite power to nuclear power plants.