WMS Meeting

    February 01, 2017
    09:30 AM
    ERCOT Austin Room 206
    7620 Metro Center Dr.
    Austin, TX 78744
    Teleconference: 877-668-4493
    Meeting number: 624 741 775
    Meeting password: WMS



    Antitrust Admonition

    J. Carpenter

     9:30 a.m.


    Agenda Review

    J. Carpenter



    Approval of WMS Meeting Minutes (Vote)

    • January 11, 2017

    J. Carpenter

     9:35 a.m.


    Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Update and Assignments

    J. Carpenter

     9:40 a.m.

    • 2% Resettlement Rule
    • Reliability Unit Commitment (RUC) for Capacity Discussion


    2017 WMS Working Group Leadership (Vote)

    J. Carpenter

     9:50 a.m.


    Open Action Items/QSE Issue List/2016 WMS Goals

    J. Carpenter

    10:00 a.m.


    2017 WMS Goals (Vote)

    J. Carpenter

    10:05 a.m.


    WMS Procedures (Possible Vote)

    J. Carpenter

    10:15 a.m.


    ERCOT Operations and Market Items

    R. Surendran

    10:20 a.m.

    • Reporting on any Reliability Must-Run (RMR) usage and any contract changes
    • RFP for a Natural Gas and Fuel Oil Index Price Provider Update

    I. Gonzalez



    New PRS Referrals (Possible Vote)

    J. Carpenter

     10:25 a.m.

    • NPRR811, Two Day Cure Period for Foreign Market Participant Guarantee Agreements


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

    J. Carpenter

     10:30 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)
    • NPRR777, ERCOT-directed Dispatch of Price-Responsive Distributed Generation

     G. Thurnher

    • NPRR807, Day-Ahead Market Price Correction (QMWG)
    • NPRR809, GTC or GTL for New Generation Interconnection (QMWG /CMWG)


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

    D. Maggio

    10:45 a.m.

    • TAC Assignment
      • RMR Issue: Long Term Solution – Alternatives to NPRR784, Mitigated Offer Cap for Reliability Must-Run (RMR) Units
      • Motion to: Endorse RMR pricing options, as specified at the January 11, 2017 WMS Meeting (see Key Documents below)


    Resource Cost Working Group (RCWG)

    P. Vinson

    11:25 a.m.

    • Draft NPRR, Significant Capital Costs for RMR (Possible Vote)


    Market Credit Working Group (MCWG)

    B. Barnes

    11:40 a.m.


    QSE Managers Working Group (QMWG)

    E. Goff

    11:50 a.m.

    • NOGRR166, Daily Grid Operations Summary Reports (Waive Notice – Vote)
    • Concept: Day Ahead Make Whole Adjustments due to Ancillary Infeasible MW in Real-Time


    Demand Side Working Group (DSWG)

    T. Carter

    12:00 p.m.


    Supply Analysis Working Group (SAWG)

    B. Whittle

    12:10 p.m.

    • Multi-Interval Real-Time Market Update




    Congestion Management Working Group (CMWG)

    G. Thurnher

    12:30 p.m.


    Outage Coordination Improvements Task Force (OCITF)

    M. Henson

    12:40 p.m.


    Other Business

    J. Carpenter

    12:55 p.m.

    • No Report
      • Emerging Technologies Working Group (ETWG)
      • Metering Working Group (MWG)


    J. Carpenter

     1:00 p.m.

    Scheduled WMS Meetings