NOTICE DATE: August 31, 2021
NOTICE TYPE: W-B083121-01 Operations
SHORT DESCRIPTION: Workshop to discuss the implementation details for Fast-Frequency Response (FFR) Advancement project
INTENDED AUDIENCE: Qualified Scheduling Entities (QSEs) representing Resources and interested parties
DAYS AFFECTED: October 27, 2021
LONG DESCRIPTION: On October 27, 2021, ERCOT will host a WebEx meeting to outline the implementation details related to the Fast-Frequency Response (FFR) Advancement project. The FFR Advancement project is the second phase in the series of work being done to implement Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) 863, Creation of ERCOT Contingency Reserve Service and Revisions to Responsive Reserve.
Topics to be covered at the WebEx meeting will include FFR submissions in the market system (e.g., Ancillary Service Offer, and Current Operating Plan (COP), etc.), FFR operations in Real- Time and impacts to reports. ERCOT recommends QSEs representing Resources interested in or currently providing FFR to attend this WebEx meeting. Any other interested parties are also welcome to attend.
Protocol language related to the following Nodal Protocol Revision Requests (NPRRs) and Nodal Operating Guide Revision Request (NOGRR) will be partially implemented as a part of this project,
- NPRR863, Creation of ERCOT Contingency Reserve Service and Revisions to Responsive Reserve (ERCOT Board Approved on October 9, 2019)
- NPRR1015, Clarification of DAM implementation of NPRR863 Phase 2 (ERCOT Board Approved on August 11, 2020)
- NPRR1079, Day-Ahead Market RRS / ECRS 48-Hour Report Clarification (ERCOT Board Approved on August 9, 2021)
- NOGRR187, Related to NPRR863, Creation of ERCOT Contingency Reserve Service and Revisions to Responsive Reserve (ERCOT Board Approved on October 9, 2019)
It is anticipated that FFR Advancement project will be made effective in 2021-R6 release, which is scheduled for December 2021.
ACTION REQUIRED: QSEs representing Resources that are providing or interested in providing FFR are encouraged to attend the Webex meeting on October 27, 2021. A QSE that wishes to qualify Resources to provide FFR may submit a request for qualification by contacting its respective ERCOT Account Manager.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please visit the meeting calendar on ERCOT.com for information on this meeting. The WebEx meeting details are as follows:
Topic: Implementation details for Fast-Frequency Response (FFR) Advancement project
Date/Time: October 27, 2021 1 pm
Meeting number: 182 508 8639
Meeting password: Dsdm42
NPRR863 and associated documents can be found on the ERCOT website.
NPRR1015 and associated documents can be found on the ERCOT website.
NPRR1079 and associated documents can be found on the ERCOT website.
NOGRR187 and associated documents can be found on the ERCOT website.
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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