Generation in Day-Ahead Market

Generation in Day-Ahead Market delves deeper into discussions of the Day-Ahead Market that were presented in the Basic Training Program course.  This course details the inputs, processes and outputs of the Day-Ahead Market and its associated financial settlement.

This course includes:

  • Day-Ahead Market timeline and processes
  • Day-Ahead Market inputs
  • Energy, Ancillary Services and Day-Ahead Market Point-to-Point Obligations
  • Day-Ahead Market outputs
  • Description of financial settlement of the Day-Ahead market

Prerequisites: ERCOT Nodal 101, Basic Training Program

Note: Attendees are required to take the above prerequisite courses. The Generation 201 course will be taught assuming that the student possesses a thorough understanding of the information covered in the prerequisite courses listed above prior to attending.

Class times are as follows:
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This course is designed to provide key operations information for all power generating companies (PGCs) including generation operation personnel from cooperatives, and municipalities. The course is intended for market participant personnel who plan to participate in the DAM and for QSEs with generation resources including traders, real-time dispatchers, controllers, operations support engineers, engineering technicians, accountants, analysts, IT staff, and others.

Access Readiness criteria for more in-depth information on target attendees and class hours.

Prerequisites: ERCOT Nodal 101, Basic Training Program

Note: Attendees are required to take the above prerequisite courses. The Generation 201 course will be taught assuming that the student possesses a thorough understanding of the information covered in the prerequisite courses listed above prior to attending.

Class times are as follows:
8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Please check back frequently for updated course schedules.

Download Texas Nodal Program training class materials and presentations in PDF format. As new classes are offered, key materials will be posted here.

Course materials for instructor-led courses will be provided in hardcopy on the day of the class.


Generation 201 - Training Modules
(04.04.14, pdf, 59.6 MB)