Texas Data Transport and MarkeTrak Systems Working Group
The Texas Data Transport and MarkeTrak Systems (TDTMS) Working Group reports to the Retail Market Subcommittee (RMS). It is responsible for working with Market Participants and ERCOT to create and maintain data transport implementation guides, as well as the documentation for the MarkeTrak Tool. It also evaluates possibilities for future system upgrades. The group is instrumental in assisting Market Participants and ERCOT in resolving data transport and MarkeTrak system issues. The TDTMS Working Group responsibilities include monitoring the ERCOT Retail Market Performance Measure reporting under PUCT Subst. R. §25.88 as well as evaluating the Retail Market IT Services (SLA) Service Level Agreement.
The TDTMS Working Group assists in the testing and implementation of new data transport software, new MarkeTrak tools or upgraded versions of the existing software and / or tools .The TDTMS Working Group may analyze a data transport mechanism to ensure security and reliability for the ERCOT Retail Market. The TDTMS Working Group also works with the North American Energy Standards Board (NAESB) to ensure that Texas Electronic Delivery Mechanisms (EDM) specifications are included in the latest version of the NAESB standards.