Protocol Revision Subcommittee (PRS) Meeting

March 22, 2012
09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
ERCOT Austin
8000 Metropolis (Building E), Suite 100
Austin, TX 78744
Room 206
Teleconference: 877-668-4493
Meeting number: 652 536 137
Meeting password: PRS123!!!



Antitrust Admonition


A. Boren


Antitrust Training

N. Bigbee



Approval of Minutes (Vote)

February 23, 2012                                

T. Burke


TAC and Board Reports (Possible Vote)

Consideration of Capital Contribution Refunds Depreciation Schedule (related to NPRR432)


T. Burke


Project Update and Summary of Project Priority List (PPL) Activity to Date (Vote)

Endorsement of 2013 NPRR Project Funding Approach

Impact Assessment for Parking Deck NPRR260, Providing Access to MIS Secure Area to MIS Registered Users

  • Discussion of User Fees

T. Anderson


Urgency Votes (Vote)

NPRR449, Reduce Maximum CRR Transaction Limit in Auctions

NPRR450, Revise Board Approval Requirement for Contracts to Procure Additional Capacity to Alleviate Emergency Conditions

NPRR451, Implementation of New P.U.C. SUBST. Rule 25.507, Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) Emergency Response Service (ERS)


T. Burke


Review PRS Reports, Impact Analyses, and Prioritization (Vote)

NPRR385, Security Violation Analysis and Reporting and Negative Price Floor

NPRR412, Quick Start Generation Resource Compliance Metric Adjustments

NPRR425, Creation of a Wind Resource Group for GREDP and Base Point Deviation Evaluation

NPRR439, Updating a Counter-Party’s Available Credit Limit for Current Day DAM

NPRR441, Revision of Dynamic Rating Recommendation Posting Timeline

SCR770, Revision to Outage Scheduler Entry for Resource Maintenance Outage Level Designation

SCR771, ERCOT System Change Allowing Independent Master QSE to Represent Split Generation Resources

NOGRR084, Daily Grid Operations Summary Report


T. Burke


Review of Nodal Protocol Revision Requests (NPRRs) Language and System Change Requests (SCRs) (Vote)

NPRR366, Generation Resource Power Factor Criteria Clarification

NPRR410, Definition of an Energy Storage Resource

NPRR416, Removal of the RUC Clawback Charge for Resources Other than RMR Units

NPRR429, HASL Offset Provision

NPRR436, Clarify the Use of the Defined Term Season and Its Derivatives

NPRR438, Additional Minimum Counter-Party Qualification Requirements, Including Risk Management Capability Requirements

NPRR440, Consideration of Generation Availability in RMR Analyses

NPRR442, Energy Offer Curve Requirement for Generation Resources Providing Reliability Must-Run Service - Urgent

NPRR443, Removal of Switchable Generation Resource Plans from Protected Information

NPRR444, Supplemental Reliability Deployments - Urgent

NPRR445, DC Tie Load Zone Price Clarification

NPRR446, Correction of Non-Spin Ancillary Service Schedule Telemetry for Standing Non-Spin Deployment

NPRR447, Remove Day- Ahead QSE Requested Decommit Language

NPRR448, Clarification of Database Query Results


T. Burke


Notice of Withdrawal


T. Burke


Other Business


T. Burke




T. Burke

Scheduled PRS Meetings

Key Documents

Mar 15, 2012 - doc - 59 KB
May 17, 2012 - doc - 187 KB
Mar 15, 2012 - doc - 166 KB
Mar 21, 2012 - zip - 3.7 MB
Mar 20, 2012 - ppt - 1.1 MB

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