NOTICE DATE: August 16, 2019
NOTICE TYPE: W-B071919-02 Operations
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Reliability analysis determination for Gregory Power Partners, LLC – Gregory Power Partners GT1 (LGE_LGE_GT1), Gregory Power Partners GT2 (LGE_LGE_GT2) and Gregory Power Partners STG (LGE_LGE_STG)
INTENDED AUDIENCE: ERCOT Market Participants
DAYS AFFECTED: October 17, 2019
LONG DESCRIPTION: On July 19, 2019, ERCOT received a Notification of Suspension of Operations (NSO) for the following Generation Resources:
- GREGORY POWER PARTNERS LLC (RE) - LGE_LGE_GT1
- GREGORY POWER PARTNERS LLC (RE) - LGE_LGE_GT2
- GREGORY POWER PARTNERS LLC (RE) - LGE_LGE_STG
The NSO indicated that the Generation Resources will suspend operations on a year-round basis (i.e., mothball) beginning October 17, 2019, with a Seasonal Operation Period of June 1 through September 30.
Pursuant to the ERCOT Protocols Section 220.127.116.11.1(3), ERCOT Evaluation of Seasonal Mothball Status, ERCOT has completed its reliability analysis and determined that the Generation Resources are not required to support ERCOT transmission system reliability during the portion of the year when the Generation Resources will be unavailable. Accordingly, the Generation Resources may suspend operations according to the schedule in the NSO.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: ERCOT has posted the analysis performed to arrive at its determination on the Market Information System (MIS) Secure Area under "Notice of Suspension of Operations (NSO)" (EMIL ID NP3-47-AN, Report ID 13043) in the Secure "NSO" portlet on the Grid/Generation page. An ERCOT Digital Certificate is required to access the MIS.
Please review the ERCOT website for previous Market Notices related to this subject.
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