NOTICE DATE: December 21, 2020
NOTICE TYPE: W-C122120-01 Settlements
SHORT DESCRIPTION: EROF First Quarter 2021 Invoices
INTENDED AUDIENCE: QSEs representing Load
DAYS AFFECTED: December 31, 2020
LONG DESCRIPTION: In accordance with the June 17, 2008, decision of the ERCOT Board of Directors regarding the collection of the Texas Reliability Entity Fee, the invoicing and collection of the Electric Reliability Organization Fee (EROF) will occur prior to the payment to the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).
ERCOT posted the ERO Invoices (EMIL ID NP12-311-M, Report ID 13023) for the first quarter of 2021 on December 18, 2020 on the Market Information System (MIS) under the Services area.
ACTION REQUIRED: NERC sends Invoices to ERCOT on a quarterly basis, forty-five calendar days before ERCOT is required to pay the Invoice. ERCOT issues EROF Invoices no less than thirty calendar days prior to the date that ERCOT must pay NERC. The EROF Invoice Payments are due to ERCOT from Qualified Scheduling Entities (QSEs) no later than December 31, 2020.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The Electric Reliability Organization Fee Assessment and Collection Guide is attached. QSEs may opt to wire funds to ERCOT by federal wire or mail a check to ERCOT Austin (Attn: Treasury) per instructions on the invoice. As required by the ERO Fee Assessment and Collection Guide, ERCOT posts the Adjusted Metered Load (AML) data for each Load Serving Entity (LSE) by August 1 for the previous calendar year for use in calculating the Net Energy for Load (NEL) for the following year (January 1 through December 31). ERCOT has posted each LSE’s load data for calendar year 2018 in the ERO Fee Assessment LSE Share Report (EMIL ID COMS-805-M, Report ID 1036) on the Markets section of MIS under Data Aggregation.
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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