Protocols - Nodal

The Protocols outline the procedures and processes used by ERCOT and Market Participants for the orderly functioning of the ERCOT system and nodal market. The current set of Protocols as well as requests for changes and clarification may be found in this section.

In This Section

  • The Nodal Protocols become effective upon Texas Nodal market implementation; the current set of Nodal Protocols are in this section.
  • Find the monthly versions of the complete Nodal Protocol set, including summaries of revisions.
  • Locate current and past Nodal Protocol revision requests, including those pending, approved, rejected or withdrawn.
  • Find the directions and forms to submit a Nodal Protocol revision request.
  • Read about the process for submitting a PIR, and find the form.
  • Find archived zonal protocols and related documents.