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Fri, Oct 30, 2020 04:33 PM

R-A100220-03 Reminder - Retail Release November 2020

NOTICE DATE: October 30, 2020

NOTICE TYPE: R-A100220-03 Release-Retail

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Reminder - Retail Release November 2020


DAYS AFFECTED: October 31 14:00 - November 02 00:00, 2020 

LONG DESCRIPTION: ERCOT projects PR288-01 (enhanced Texas SET validations) and PR288-02 (increased NAESB security layer compatibility) will be migrated to the ERCOT production environment for Market Participant use following notice of outage completion.

ACTION REQUIRED: Market Participant verification of connectivity with ERCOT NAESB systems and verification of compliance with current TX SET Guide standards.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:  ERCOT systems will experience service interruptions during the implementation period. The impacts include, but are not limited to:

  • Market Participants utilizing NAESB to send/receive transactions to/from ERCOT will NOT be able to send/receive transactions to/from ERCOT during the outage. This includes all retail transactions.
  • 867 transactions will NOT be forwarded during the outage.
  • 997 Functional Acknowledgements will NOT be sent during the outage.
  • MarkeTrak will be unavailable for the duration of the outage.
  • Retail Application components of the Market Information System (MIS) and the Retail API will be unavailable during the outage
  • Retail Reports and Extracts may be impacted during the outage timeframe
  • eService application will be unavailable on the MIS
  • Find ESIID and Find Transaction will be unavailable

CONTACT: If you have any questions, please contact your ERCOT Account Manager. You may also call the general ERCOT Client Services phone number at (512) 248-3900 or contact ERCOT Client Services via email at ClientServices@ercot.com.

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