Planning Working Group (PLWG) Meeting


March 29, 2012
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM
ERCOT Austin Room 168
7620 Metro Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78744
Teleconference: 1-877-668-4493
Meeting number: 652 945 142
Meeting password: 0329PLWG123

Agenda

1.

Antitrust Admonition

Garza

9:30 a.m.

2.

Agenda Review

Garza

 

3.

Update on ROS and TAC Activity on PLWG Matters

  1. PLWG Report to ROS Summary
  2. PGRRs Considered
  3. New Assignments
  4. Operations and Planning Synchronization Task Force Update

Garza

 

4.

Assignment from ROS

  1. NPRR 443 ROS Referred this to PLWG:  Removal of Switchable Generation Resource Plans from Protected Information

Garza/Billo

 

5.

2012 PLWG Work Plan

  1. PLWG Status Bar Review
  2. Review of Principles of Consistency for Addition to the Planning Guide

Garza

 

6.

PRGG Review

  1. ERCOT Impact Analysis Review of PGRR 017 (New Planning Guide Section 6.1, Steady State Model Development)
  2. ERCOT Language Review of PGRR 018 (Clarify the Prerequisites for Adding a New Generation Resource to the Planning Models and Capacity Demand and Reserves Report)

Garza/Landin

 

7.

Special Topic

  1. Chronic Congestion

I. Flores

 

8.

PLWG Action Items from Last Month

  1. Definitions of Seasons
  2. Cross Triggering Among ERCOT Working Groups
  3. Planning Guide Introduction/Preamble for Section 1
  4. Case/Model Validation DWG Data
  5. Issues List Item/Seven Year Out Case

Garza/Billo

 

9.

Review Issues List

All

 

10.

Issues to Include in Next ROS Report

Garza

 

11.

Next Meeting April 26, 2012

 

 

 

Adjourn

 

3:30 p.m.

Scheduled PLWG Meetings