NOTICE DATE: March 15, 2021
NOTICE TYPE: W-C031521-01 Operations
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Annual Constraint Management Plans Review
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Transmission Operators and/or Resource Entities with Transmission Facilities impacted by existing Constraint Management Plans (CMP) or those proposing new CMPs.
DAYS AFFECTED: March 29, 2021
LONG DESCRIPTION: ERCOT is initiating its annual Constraint Management Plans Review, which includes Remedial Action Plans (RAPs), Mitigation Plans (MPs), Pre-Contingency Action Plans (PCAPs), and Automatic Mitigation Plans (AMPs). The study case that will be used for this review has been posted on the Market Information System (MIS) Long-Term Planning page in the Submitted Remedial Action Schemes (RASs) and Constraint Management Plans (CMPs (EMIL ID NP3-614-M, Report ID 11419) Secure report.
Transmission Operators and/or Resource Entities with Transmission Facilities that are impacted by existing CMPs, or that are proposing new CMPs, are requested to review this case and provide any comments and/or case updates (including details about any planned equipment outage that is expected to last more than 30 days in the summer Peak Load Season) to ERCOT no later than March 29, 2021.
Additionally, if any CMPs are to be proposed for 2021, these must be sent to ERCOT using the attached templates by March 29, 2021. Furthermore, if any submitted CMPs are developed using a power flow case that is different from the one provided, please include the case file along with your submission (in RAW or PowerWorld format).
All correspondence related to the 2021 Annual Constraint Management Plan Review must be sent to OperationsAnalysis@ercot.com.
Note that, Transmission Operators and/or Resource Entities with Bulk Electric System (BES) elements specified as a part of approved or proposed Constraint Management Plans are required to provide the “Relay Limitations” for the BES elements to ERCOT for the 2021 Annual Constraint Management Plans Review.
Existing Constraint Management Plans are posted on the Market Information System (MIS) Long-Term Planning page in the Approved Constraint Management Plans (CMPs) (EMIL ID NP3-59-M, Report ID 13021) Secure report.
ACTION REQUIRED: Review the study case and provide any comments and/or updates by March 29, 2021.
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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CMP_Templates.zip (Mar 15, 2021 – zip)