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Fri, Feb 19, 2021 09:27 AM

M-C021521-05 Update: ERCOT Expectations Regarding Exiting EEA3 and Public Utility Commission Emergency Orders Affecting ERCOT Market Prices


NOTICE DATE: February 19, 2021

NOTICE TYPE: M-C021521-05 Legal

SHORT DESCRIPTION: Update: ERCOT Expectations Regarding Exiting EEA3 and Public Utility Commission Emergency Orders Affecting ERCOT Market Prices

INTENDED AUDIENCE: ERCOT Market Participants

DAYS AFFECTED: February 19, 2021

LONG DESCRIPTION: At approximately 9:00 AM on February 19, 2021, ERCOT exited Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 3.  Starting with the 9:05 AM Security-Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) interval, ERCOT also discontinued adjustments to the RTBLTIMPORT component of the Real-Time Reliability Deployment Price Adder process.  With removal of the adjustment, ERCOT has returned to utilizing the RTBLTIMPORT component solely for Block-Load Transfer imports. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: The related Public Utility Commission of Texas orders can be found using the links below:

  • February 15, 2021 Order is available at this link.
  • February 16, 2021 Order is available at this link

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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