About this site

The NERC website aims to provide quality content and easy navigation.

Site features

  • Accessibility - designed to comply with legal requirements and standards, based on Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).
  • Compliance - fully compliant with HTML5 standards, as defined by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
  • Intuitive navigation - using consistent top mega-menus and right-hand navigation links.
  • Latest news - delivering quick links to the latest content, with multiple RSS feeds and email newsletters available to keep you up to date with our latest news, opportunities and events.
  • Responsive design - for enhanced viewing on mobile and tablet devices, built with Bootstrap.
  • Scripting languages - enhancing the user experience without compromising accessibility, using jQuery.
  • Search - fast and accurate searching, using Elasticsearch.
  • Usability - extensively tested using a broad range of stakeholders.


If something you need is missing, do get in touch and we'll do our best to help.

We hope you find this site easy and pleasant to use. If you have any comments or ideas for further improvements, we would really like to hear from you.

The Web Team