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Texas SET WG Meeting

January 24, 2017 09:30 AM
ERCOT Austin Room 168
7620 Metro Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78744
Teleconference: 877-668-4493
Meeting number: 622870795
Meeting password: TXSET



Antitrust Admonition






Texas SET Leadership Elections – ERCOT

  • Chair
  • Vice Chair


Change Control Call – 10 AM ERCOT

  • 2017-805, Update all the TX SET Implementation Guides to allow the receiver of the transaction containing Special Characters to determine to either accept the transaction or to respond with a valid rejection.


Last Month Meeting Notesupdates if any



RMS update

  • o RMS agreed to leave NPRR796, Extended Character Set Clean Up tabled pending review of ERCOT comments.
  • o RMS approved 144RMGRR-01 Elimination of REP-Specific Switch Hold Lists 121316.
  • o NPRR778, Modifications to Date Change and Cancellation Evaluation Window
    • ERCOT Changed Project Start date to October 2017 with implementation in 2018.
    • RMS membership expressed disappointment and requested an earlier implementation date.
    • ERCOT stated earliest implementation to be Sept 2017 if changes to project start date can be made


Flight Update



Discussion Items

  • Draft RMGRR - MarkeTrak IAG - TDSP initiated due to Customer Contacting TDSP
  • Draft RMGRR - Stand-alone Discretionary Meter Tampering Charges
  • 2017 Goals


RMS Assignments

  • 796NPRR-05_ERCOT_Comments_121416, Extended Character Set Clean Up.
  • New Entrant Documentation—Procedures and Documentation
    • Continue New Entrant Outline Document Review and Update As Needed
  • 145RMGRR-01 Appendix for a Mass Customer List (MCL) 010617
    • MCTDSP Change to MOU / EC
  • RMG Safety NET Timelines—Review and Continue Discussions
    • Note: PUCT to Review Final Draft Prior to Texas SET Submitting Changes to RMS
    • Discuss any updates offered from CRs



  • 2016-I143, Validation processes when a character is included in the customer name on a switch or MVI transaction – Review ERCOT Options; provide feedback
    • Option 1: Continue With Existing Manual Workaround—Short Term
    • Option 2: Update ERCOT’s Systems to Reject Any Transaction Containing Special Language Characters—Long Term
    • Option 3: Update ERCOT’s Systems to Translate Special Language Characters into Normal Characters
    • Option 4: Implement Option 3 in the Short Term, Followed by Option 2 During the Next TX SET Release
  • 2017 Ixxx, Guard Light Type replacement / New MVI, Same Customer


Parking Lot

  • Texas SET Release Discussion
  • REP Certification Matrix – Long Term


Next Meeting ERCOT MET Center

  • February 21, 2017 RM168

Scheduled Texas SET WG Meetings