WMS Meeting

    November 02, 2016
    09:30 AM
    ERCOT Austin Room 206
    7620 Metro Center Dr.
    Austin, TX 78744
    Teleconference: 877-668-4493
    Meeting number: 623 605 776
    Meeting password: WMS



    Antitrust Admonition

    J. Carpenter

     9:30 a.m.


    Agenda Review

    J. Carpenter

     9:35 a.m.


    Approval of WMS Meeting Minutes (Vote)

    • October 17, 2016

    J. Carpenter

     9:40 a.m.


    Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Update and Assignments

    J. Carpenter

     9:45 a.m.

    • Market Continuity Update
    • Incorporation of Other Binding Documents into Protocols/Guides – Next Steps

    K. Landry

    • Proposed Revision Request Process Changes

    K. Landry



    ERCOT Operations and Market Items

    R. Surendran

     9:55 a.m.

    • CRR Activity Calendar (Vote)

    C. Bivens

    • SSR Update
    • Greens Bayou Study Update


    New PRS Referrals (Possible Vote)

    J. Carpenter

    10:05 a.m.


    No referrals



    Revision Requests Tabled at PRS, Referred to WMS (Possible Vote)

    J. Carpenter

    10:05 a.m.

    • NPRR768, Revisions to Real-Time On-Line Reliability Deployment Price Adder Categories
    • NPRR776, Voltage Set Point Communication (QMWG 07/06/16)
    • NPRR798, Additional CRR Accounts Request (CMWG 10/17/16)
    • NPRR799, Updates to Outages of Transmission Facilities (CMWG/QMWG 10/17/16)
    • NPRR802, Settlements Clean-up (QMWG 10/17/16)
    • NPRR804, Remove Posting Requirement for One-Line Diagram
    • NPRR777, ERCOT-directed Dispatch of Price-Responsive Distributed Generation

    G. Thurnher



    Reliability Must-Run (RMR) Issues (Possible Vote)


    11:05 a.m.

    • TAC Assignment
    • RMR Issue: Long Term Solution – Alternatives to NPRR784, Mitigated Offer Cap for Reliability Must-Run (RMR) Units (Vote)

    B. Barnes

    • Concept of Regional Reserves



    12:00 p.m.


    Market Credit Working Group (MCWG)

    B. Barnes

     1:00 p.m.

    • NPRR800 Revisions to Credit Exposure Calculations to Use Electricity Futures Market Prices (Vote)

    S. Pabbisetty

    • Credit Document Review


    Metering Working Group (MWG)

    D. Sumbera

     1:30 p.m.

    • SMOGRR018, EPS Metering for Three-Wire Wye Configurations (Vote)
    • SMOGRR019, Clarifications and Updates to Paralleling Current Transformers, Instrument Transfer Name Plate Photos and Loss Potential Event Logging Requirements (Vote)


    Resource Cost Working Group (RCWG)

    P. Vinson

     1:35 p.m.

    • Switchable Generation Resources Concept; Option 1, Optional Switch and Option 2, Required Switch and Settlement (Possible Vote)


    QSE Managers Working Group (QMWG)

    E. Goff

     2:05 p.m.

    • AS Concepts (Vote)
    • Direction to QMWG (Vote)


    Supply Analysis Working Group (SAWG)

    B. Whittle

     2:50 p.m.


    Emerging Technologies Working Group (ETWG)

    C. Blevins

     3:00 p.m.


    Outage Coordination Working Group (OCWG)

    L. Jones

     3:10 p.m.


    Other Business

    J. Carpenter

     3:20 p.m.

    • Review of Open Action Items
    • No Report
    • Congestion Management Working Group (CMWG)
    • Demand Side Working Group (DSWG)


    J. Carpenter

    3:30 pm.

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