TAC Meeting

May 26, 2016
09:30 AM
ERCOT Austin Room 206
7620 Metro Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78744
Teleconference: 877-668-4493
Meeting number: 621 374 036
Meeting password: TAC123!!!



Antitrust Admonition


R. Stephenson

9:30 a.m.


Approval of TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote)

  • March 31, 2016
  • April 28, 2016

R. Stephenson

9:35 a.m.


Reliability and Operations Subcommittee Report

  • Parking Deck NOGRR050, Resolution of Reporting Issues Related to NPRR219 (Vote)

B. Staples

9:40 a.m.


Appeal of NOGRR149, Revision to Definition of Transmission Operator (Vote)

G. Nunan /

T. Anson

10:00 a.m.


Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report

  • VCMRR009, Calculation of the Minimum Requirements Fee (Vote)
  • VCMRR014, Revise Fuel Adder Factor for Coal and Lignite Resources – URGENT (Vote)

J. Carpenter

10:05 a.m.


Retail Market Subcommittee Report

  • RMGRR136, Switch Hold Removal Process Clarifications (Vote)
  • RMGRR137, Timeline and Completion Process for Correcting Customer Billing Contact Information Files – URGENT (Vote)

K. Scott

10:25 a.m.


Commercial Operations Subcommittee Report

  • COPMGRR041, Updates to Market Notice Communication Process (Vote)
  • COPMGRR042, Update to COPS Organizational Structure, Creation of MDWG and Updates to PWG responsibilities (Vote)

J. Schatz

10:45 a.m.


Protocol Revision Subcommittee Report

  • Revision Requests for Consideration (Vote):
    • NPRR709, Revisions to Alternative Dispute Resolution Procedure
    • NPRR754, Revise Load Distribution Factors Report Posting Frequency
    • NPRR758, Improved Transparency for Outages Potentially Having a High Economic Impact
    • NPRR761, As-Built Clarification to NPRR515, Day-Ahead Market Self-Commitment of Generation Resources
    • NPRR762, Removal of Language Related to Responsive Reserve Provided by DC Ties
    • NPRR763, As-Built Clarification to NPRR553, Monthly BLT Payment and Charge for Presidio Exception
    • NPRR764, QSE Capacity Short Calculations Based on an 80% Probability of Exceedance (P80)
    • NPRR765, Remove Vendor Names for Fuel Indices from the Protocols
    • NPRR766, Alignment of System-Wide Discount Factor Description with Operational Adjustments to RDF – URGENT
      • Other Binding Document - Methodology for Implementing Operating Reserve Demand Curve (ORDC) to Calculate Real-Time Reserve Price Adder (Vote)
  • SCR790, Wind Resource Power Production and Forecast Transparency
  • Notice of Revision Requests Rejected
    • NPRR667, Ancillary Service Redesign
    • NPRR751, Clarifications for Distributed Generation Resources

    A. Frazier

    11:05 a.m.


    Appeal of NPRR667, Ancillary Service Redesign (Vote)

    D. Woodfin

    11:35 a.m.


    ERCOT Operations, Planning, and IT Report

    • Hidalgo-Starr Regional Planning Group Project (Possible Vote)
    • Valley Import Regional Planning Group Project (Possible Vote)
    • Lubbock Integration Study

    J. Billo

    11:55 a.m.


    Other Business

    • Market Continuity Workshop Update
    • Board Topics for TAC Updates

    12:45 p.m.




    1:00 p.m.

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