In Progress Directives - Southern Cross Transmission
Directive Title Description Status
1Determination of appropriate market participant category and market segmentAs ordered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in Project No. 46304: ERCOT shall (a) determine the appropriate market participation category for Southern Cross Transmission LLC and for any other entity associated with the Southern Cross DC tie for which a new market-participant category may be appropriate (creating new ones if necessary), (b) implement the modifications to the standard-form market-participant agreement and its protocols, bylaws, operating guides, and systems required for Southern Cross Transmission's and any other entity's participation, and (c) determine the appropriate market segment for Southern Cross Transmission and any other entity.In Progress
6Determination regarding any needed transmission upgradesAs ordered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in Project No. 46304: ERCOT shall study and determine what transmission upgrades, if any, are necessary to manage congestion resulting from power flows over the Southern Cross DC tie, make any necessary revisions to its standards, guides, systems, and protocols as appropriate, and certify to the Commission when it has completed these actions.In Progress
8Determination regarding Primary Frequency Response and Voltage SupportAs ordered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in Project No. 46304: ERCOT shall (a) study and determine whether Southern Cross Transmission or any other entity scheduling flows across the Southern Cross DC tie should be required to provide or procure voltage support service or primary frequency response, or their technical equivalents, (b) implement any necessary revisions to its standards, guides, systems, and protocols, as appropriate, and (c) certify to the Commission when it has completed these actions.In Progress
13ERCOT reporting of status of work on Directives to PUCTAs ordered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in Project No. 46304: ERCOT shall periodically update the Commission regarding its progress in completing the above tasks.In Progress
14ERCOT updates to PUCT regarding completion dates for Directives 1 to 12As ordered by the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) in Project No. 46304: ERCOT shall, as soon as practicable, notify the Commission of reasonable completion dates for the above tasks and shall report any changes to those completion dates as changes become known.In Progress