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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: 624741775
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