TAC Meeting

August 04, 2011
09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
ERCOT Austin
8000 Metropolis (Building E), Suite 100
Austin, TX 78744
Dial-In: 1.888.894.0587
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Antitrust Admonition

B. Jones

9:30 a.m.


ERCOT Board Update


B. Jones

9:35 a.m.


Approval of Draft July 7, 2011 TAC Meeting Minutes (Vote)


B. Jones

9:40 a.m.


Protocol Revision Subcommittee Report

  • Nodal Protocol Revision Requests (NPRRs) (Vote):

o   NPRR321, Allow Change to Energy Offer Curve MW Amounts in the Adjustment Period for Qualifying Facilities

o   NPRR347, Single Daily Settlement Invoice (formerly Counter-Party Invoice and Single Daily Settlement Invoice) - Urgent

o   NPRR348, Generation Resource Start-Up and Shut-Down Process

o    NPRR354, Revisions to Non-Spin Performance Criteria Language and Provision for ICCP Telemetry of Non-Spin Deployment

o   NPRR357, Revisions to Collateral Requirements concerning CRR Auctions (formerly Multi-Month CRR Auction and Revisions to Collateral Requirements)  Urgent

o   NPRR358, Clarification of Responsible Entity for Binding Obligations

o   NPRR360, Summary Report of HDL and LDL

o   NPRR369, Black Start Service Requirement Revisions Urgent

o   NPRR374, Modification of SCR Process and Urgency Requirements

o   NPRR375, Extend the Reporting Horizon for CDR Inputs

o   NPRR379, EILS Dispatch Sequence and Performance Criteria Upgrades

o   NPRR380, Minor Changes to Default Uplift Invoice

o   NPRR382, Verbal RUC Committed or Decommitted Resources Report

o   NPRR383, Unconfirmed Trades Reports

o   NPRR384, Revisions to Support SCR766 , Load Zone and Hub LMPs Distributed by ICCP (formerly Load Zone Price Distributed by ICCP)

o   NPRR388, Clarification of Quick Start Generation Resource Performance Criteria - Urgent

o   NPRR390, Clarification of the Applicability of the Use of the Refund Option Urgent

o   NPRR392, Credit Review During CRR Auction Urgent

  • Notice of PRS Rejections

o   NPRR300, Municipal Owned Utility Addition to Determination of Total Potential Exposure for a Counter-Party

o   NPRR386, Reduce the Frequency of Unregistered Distributed Generation Reports

S. Morris

9:45 a.m.


Impact Assessment for Parking Deck NPRRs (Possible Vote):

  • NPRR210, Wind Forecasting Change to P50, Synchronization with PRR841
  • NPRR222, Half-Hour Start Unit RUC Clawback
  • NPRR240, Proxy Energy Offer Curve
  • NPRR241, Aggregate Incremental Liability (AIL) Calculation and Credit Reports Publish Corrections
  • NPRR244, Clarification of Other Binding Documents
  • NPRR256, Sync with PRR787, Add Non-Compliance Language to QSE Performance Standards
  • NPRR272, Definition and Participation of Quick Start Generation Resources

T. Anderson

10:45 a.m.


Revision Requests Tabled at TAC (Vote):

  • NOGRR058, Deletion of Section 5, Planning
  • NPRR340, Introduction and Definition of Duration-Limited Resources (formerly Unannounced HSL Test for Duration-Limited Resources) Urgent

B. Jones

11:00 a.m.


Wholesale Market Subcommittee Report*

  • Holistic Approach to Congestion Irresolvable by SCED (Vote)
  • Confidentiality of Resource Data (Request for Review)

E. Goff

11:15 a.m.




12:15 p.m.


Annual TAC and TAC Subcommittee Structure Review (Possible Vote)

B. Jones

1:00 p.m.


Steel Mill Appeal of PRS Rejection of the following NPRRs (Vote):

  • NPRR351, Calculate and Post Projected Non-Binding LMPs for the Next 15 Minutes
  • NPRR378, Posting of the ERCOT Short-Term Load Forecast and the Aggregated HDL and LDL Used in SCED

B. Jones

 1:45 p.m.


Reliability and Operations Subcommittee Report *

K. Donohoo

2:45 p.m.


Commercial Operations Subcommittee Report*

D. McKeever

2:55 p.m.


Retail Market Subcommittee Report*

K. Patrick

3:05 p.m.


ERCOT Operations, Planning, and IT Report

  • Commodity Exchange Act Exemption Update


M. Ruane

3:15 p.m.


Other Business

  • Future Agenda Items

B. Jones

3:30 p.m.



B. Jones

3:45 p.m.



Future TAC Meetings

  • September 1, 2011
  • October 6, 2011




Scheduled tac Meetings

Key Documents

Sep 2, 2011 - doc - 161 KB
Jul 29, 2011 - doc - 101 KB
Jul 28, 2011 - doc - 145.5 KB
Aug 3, 2011 - ppt - 620 KB
Aug 3, 2011 - zip - 1.8 MB
Jul 28, 2011 - zip - 751.7 KB
Aug 3, 2011 - zip - 308.6 KB
Aug 5, 2011 - doc - 60.5 KB
Aug 3, 2011 - doc - 60.5 KB
Aug 3, 2011 - zip - 356.1 KB
Aug 4, 2011 - ppt - 192 KB
Aug 2, 2011 - ppt - 119 KB
Aug 3, 2011 - ppt - 92.5 KB
Aug 9, 2011 - zip - 15.6 MB

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