Planning Working Group (PLWG) Meeting


July 26, 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: 651 301 396
Meeting password: 0726PLWG***

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:

Coordination of GATF and PLWG Activities Regarding the Capacity, Demand and Reserves Report

  1. Operations and Planning Synchronization Task Force Update

Garza

 

4.

2012 PLWG Work Plan

  1. PLWG Status Bar Review
  2. Review PLWG Schedule for Remainder of 2012

All

 

5.

PGRR Review
    a. Definition of Season 
        i. Version emailed on May 24, 2012 
        ii. Capacity calculation

Garza/Landin

 

6.

Special Topic

TRE on Response to NERC Regarding Issues Associated with Near and Long Term Planning (Arizona and Southern California Outages of September 2011)

 

 

7.

PLWG Action Items from Previous Meetings

    a. ROS Assigned Planning Issues as Recommended by OPSTF

i. (3f) Consider LTSA Results in Determination of Five Year Transmission Plan Project

ii. (12a) Develop Future Year Seasonal Cases in DSB

iii. (12b) Consider Modifying DSB Structure from years 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 to years 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7

iv. (14) Aged Infrastructure, Maintenance and Storm Hardening Consideration



All

Thurnher/Prabhu

Shirley M/Julius H

Garza/Prabhu/Bowen

Garza/Kemper

 

8.

Updates from Teams on

  1. Contingency List Submission and Procedures
  2. Continue Review of Principles of Consistency for Addition to the Planning Code
  3. Issues List Item Seven Year Out Case
  4. Cross Triggering Among ERCOT Working Groups

Garza/Billo

 

9.

Review Issues List

Issues added/requested

All

 

10.

Issues to Include in Next ROS Report

Garza

 

11.

Next Meeting August 30, 2012

Garza

 

 

Adjourn

 

3:30 p.m.

Scheduled PLWG Meetings