WMS Meeting

April 08, 2011
09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
ERCOT Austin
8000 Metropolis (Building E), Suite 100
Austin, TX 78744
Room 206
Teleconference: 888-894-0587
Meeting number: 354 806 326
Meeting password: WMSm123!!



Antitrust Admonition 

E. Goff

9:30 a.m.


Approval of Meeting Minutes (Vote)

  • March 17, 2011 

E. Goff



ERCOT Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), Nodal Advisory Task Force (NATF), and Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) Updates

  • WMS Assignments and Discussion Items / QSE Issues List (Possible Vote) 

E. Goff

9:35 a.m.


Draft SCR, Promotion of Select MIS Secure Dashboards to Public Domain (Possible Vote)

J. Lavas

9:45 a.m.


Antitrust Training 

N. Bigbee

9:50 a.m.


NPRR314, Requirement to Post Generation Resource Temporal Constraints (Possible Vote) 

E. Goff

10:05 a.m.


NPRR319, Required Documentation to Recover Fuel Costs for RUC Deployments (Possible Vote

E. Goff

10:20 a.m.


NPRR321, Allow change to Energy Offer Curve MW Amounts in the Adjustment Period for Qualifying Facilities (Possible Vote) 

E. Goff

10:35 a.m.


NPRR322, Real-Time PTP Option Modeling (Possible Vote) 

E. Goff

10:50 a.m.


NPRR332, Revise QSGR Processes for COP Reporting of QSGR Assigned Off-Line Non-Spin and Application of Emergency Operations Settlement (Possible Vote) 

E. Goff

11:00 a.m.


NPRR334, Incorporate Resource Limit for the amount of Regulation Service that may be provided from a Generation Resource during any Operating Hour  (Possible Vote) 

E. Goff

11:15 a.m.


Nodal Project Priority List - Update

  • Preview of Phase 2 of Parking Deck IAs/CBAs
  • 2012 Project Priority List- Initial Review 

T. Anderson


11:30 a.m.




11:45 p.m.


System Change Requests (SCRs)

  • SCR761, Provide Price Republication Notifications via API and Provide Price Corrections via XML (Possible Vote)
  • SCR762, Enable a Single Step Cancel/Resubmit of Trades (Possible Vote)
  • SCR763, Modify COP Validation Rule for RRS (Possible Vote)

S. Mingo

J. Levine


 R. Surendran

12:45 p.m.


Demand Side Working Group (DSWG)

  • General Update
  • Load Resource in SCED
  • Emergency Interruptible Load Service (EILS) Performance during February EEA event
  • Draft SCR Load Zone Price Distributed by ICCP (Possible Vote)
  • NPRR 336 Authorize ERCOT to Procure Additional RRS During Severe Weather Event (Possible Vote)
  • EILS Improvements Update 

T. Carter


1:00 p.m.


Emerging Technology Working Group (ETWG)

  • General Update 

B. Gedrich


1:25 p.m.


NPRR340, Unannounced HSL test for Duration-Limited Resources  (Possible Vote) 

P. Kathpal

1:30 a.m.


Market Credit Working Group (MCWG)

  • DAM Collateral Parameters Process document
  • Abacus update
  • Discussion of CFTC Exemption issues, including Central Counter-Party
  • Revised RT/DA Invoice timeline
  • Central Counterparty Update
  • Forward Risk
  • PTP Obligations in the Balance of Year Auction (Possible Vote) 

T. Coffing


2:00 p.m.


QSE Managers Working Group (QMWG)

  • Generation Resource Energy Deployment Performance (GREDP)
  • HDL/LDL Manual Override status
  • Nodal Stabilization Issues
    • MIS Users Group - Alerts and Notification
    • Implementation of WGR Curtailment Flag
    • SCR for Implementing NPRR307, Change SASM Offer Procedures
    • SCR for Trades Cancellation
    • Base Point Oscillations for WGRs
    • ERCOT NPRR for Startup and Shutdown Resource Status, ICCP Telemetry of Non-Spin Deployment
  • WGR Forecast Data Update
  • NPRR309, Providing STWPF to QSEs Contractually Affiliated with WGR - Referred by PRS (Possible Vote)
  • NPRR312, Clarification of QSE Requirements for Split Generation Resources (Possible Vote) 

S. Looney


2:15 p.m.


Verifiable Cost Working Group (VCWG)

  • Protocol 9.14.7, Disputes for RUC Guarantee for Exceptional Fuel Costs (Possible Vote)
  • Discussion of Long Term Solution for Proxy Heat Rate and the Value of X (Possible Vote)
  • Future role of VCWG - Meeting Attendance

H. Lookadoo

2:45 p.m.


NPRR344, Define RMR Fuel Adder (Possible Vote) 

I. Gonzalez

3:15 p.m.


State Estimator Task Force

  • NPRR327, State Estimator Data Redaction Methodology (Possible Vote)
  • Additional Interface and Generic Constraints Publication (Possible Vote)
  • Redaction of State Estimator Loads (Possible Vote) 


A. Sills

R. Jones

R. Stephenson

3:30 p.m.


Quick Start Task Force (QSTF) Update

  • Real-Time Co-optimization of Ancillary Services and Energy
  • Verifiable Cost White Paper (Possible Vote)
  • SCED LMP Projection Draft NPRR (Possible Vote)
  • NYISO Real-Time Commitment

R. Prentice


3:45 p.m.


Valley Import- Shadow Price Cap (Possible Vote) 

E. Goff

4:00 p.m.


Long Term Study Task Force Generation Expansion Methodology 

W. Lasher

4:30 p.m.


WMS 2011 Goals Update 

E. Goff

5:00 p.m.


Other Business

  • Power Operations Bulletin 526 

E. Goff

5:15 p.m.


Generation Adequacy Task Force (GATF) No Update 

A. Pieniazek



Congestion Management Working Group (CMWG) No Update 

M. Wagner



Metering Working Group (MWG) - No Update 

D. DiSanto





Future WMS Meetings

  • May 11, 2011


5:30 p.m.

Scheduled WMS Meetings

Key Documents

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Sep 12, 2011 - doc - 152 KB
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Apr 1, 2011 - doc - 123.5 KB
Apr 7, 2011 - ppt - 541 KB
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Mar 29, 2011 - ppt - 541 KB
Apr 12, 2011 - ppt - 131.5 KB

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