TAC Meeting

January 29, 2020
09:30 AM
ERCOT Austin
8000 Metropolis (Building E), Suite 100
Austin, TX 78744
Room 206
Teleconference: 877-668-4493
Meeting number: 624 034 920
Meeting password: TAC



Antitrust Admonition


9:30 a.m.


Election of 2020 TAC Chair and Vice Chair (Vote)




Approval of TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote)

TAC Chair

9:40 a.m.


November 20, 2019



December Board Update

TAC Chair

9:45 a.m.


Price Corrections and Considerations of Significance

D. Maggio



Confirmation of 2020 Subcommittee Leadership (Vote)

TAC Chair

9:55 a.m.


2020 TAC Goals and Strategic Initiatives (Possible Vote)

TAC Chair

10:00 a.m.


OBDRR017, Related to NPRR987, BESTF-3 Energy Storage Resource Contribution to Physical Responsive Capability and Real-Time On-Line Reserve Capacity Calculations (Vote)


10:10 a.m.


PRS Report (Vote)

M. Henson

10:15 a.m.


NPRR826, Mitigated Offer Caps for RMR Resources


NPRR838, Updated O&M Cost for RMR Resources


NPRR955, Define Limited Impact Remedial Action Scheme (RAS)


NPRR963, Base Point Deviation Settlement and Deployment Performance Metrics for Energy Storage Resources (Combo Model)


NPRR964, Improvement of RMR Process and Removal of Synchronous Condenser Unit and Agreement


NPRR967, Remove the 10 MW Limit from the Definition of Limited Duration Resource (LDR)


NPRR970, Reliability Unit Commitment (RUC) Fuel Dispute Process Clarification


NPRR971, Replacing the Real-Time Average Incremental Energy Cost


NPRR974, Capacity Insufficiency Operating Condition Notice (OCN) Transparency


NPRR977, Create MIS Posting for RUC Cancellations


NPRR978, Alignment with Amendments to PUCT Substantive Rule 25.505


NPRR980, Accounting for NSO Forced Outages and GINR Inactive Projects in the Report on the Capacity, Demand and Reserves in the ERCOT Region


NPRR982, Alignment of Block Load Transfer (BLT) Requirements Between Protocols and Nodal Operating Guide


NPRR985, Modify Forward Adjustment Factors to Include Pricing for the Current Operating Day


NPRR986, BESTF-2 Energy Storage Resource Energy Offer Curves, Pricing, Dispatch, and Mitigation - URGENT


NPRR988, Correction to Conditions for DAM Award Eligibility for PTP Obligations with Links to an Option – URGENT


SCR806, Adding QSE and DME Information to Disclosure Reports


Notice of Withdrawal


NPRR938, Distribution Voltage Level Block Load Transfer (BLT) Compensation


NPRR946, Allow TDSPs to Use 814_28, Complete Un-executable Transactions for 814_03 Switch Transactions Involved In A Mass Transition Event


NPRR976, Provisions for Resource Entities to Act as a Virtual QSE or Emergency QSE



Reliability and Operations Subcommittee Report (Vote)

K. Bunch

10:40 a.m.


NOGRR183, Remedial Action Scheme (RAS) Submittal and Review Requirements



Retail Market Subcommittee Report

E. Blakey

11:00 a.m.


Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report (Vote)

D. Kee

11:20 a.m.


VCMRR026, Related to NPRR970, Reliability Unit Commitment (RUC) Fuel Dispute Process Clarification



Real-Time Co-optimization Task Force (RTCTF) Report (Vote)

M. Mereness

11:40 a.m.


KP1.1 subsections (2), (6), (7), and (8) Ancillary Service Demand Curves and Current Market Price Adders


KP1.2 subsection (3) System-Wide Offer Cap and Power Balance Penalty Price


KP1.3 subsections (11) and (14) Offering and Awarding Ancillary Services in Real-Time


KP1.4 subsections (3) and (4) Systems/Applications that Provide Input into the Real-Time Optimization Engine


KP1.5 subsections (14)-(16) Process for Deploying Ancillary Services


KP 1.6 subsection (5) Ancillary Service Imbalance Settlement


KP3 subsections (13) through (20) Reliability Unit Commitment


KP5 subsections (2)(a), (7)(b), and (7)(j) Day-Ahead Market


KP6 Market-Facing Reports


KP7 Performance Monitoring


Consolidated version of Key Principles



Battery Energy Storage Task Force Report (Vote)

K. Ragsdale

12:25 p.m.


KTC-1 Definitions and Registration for Energy Storage Resources


KTC-3 ESR Dispatch, Pricing and Mitigation


KTC-5 Performance


KTC-6 ESR Options to Maintain Desired Level of State of Charge


KTC-7 Settlement


KTC-8 Wholesale Storage Load Treatment


KTC-10 ESR - Study & Capacity Assumptions



Distributed Generation Resource (DGR) Update

B. Blevins

12:45 p.m.


ERCOT Reports


1:00 p.m.


Southern Cross Transmission Directive #7, Determination as to How to Manage Congestion Caused by DC Tie (Vote)

M. Mereness


MIS/ERCOT.com Enhancements

A. Lofton  

Annual RUC Reporting Requirement (Protocol Section 5.8)

D. Maggio


Forecast Adequacy of the Budgeted System Administration Fee

G. Gillmore



Other Business


1:40 p.m.


Market Payment Processes Update

L. Wiley



TAC Chair

1:55 p.m.

Scheduled tac Meetings

Key Documents

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Jan 22, 2020 - pptx - 83.7 KB
Jan 22, 2020 - zip - 15.3 KB
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Jan 27, 2020 - zip - 1.5 MB
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Jan 23, 2020 - pptx - 375.7 KB
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Jan 24, 2020 - zip - 636.7 KB
Jan 24, 2020 - zip - 338.2 KB
Jan 28, 2020 - zip - 77.3 MB

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