Joint MCT/TXSET Meeting

August 11, 2011
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
CenterPoint Energy Tower Offices
1111 Louisiana St.
Houston, TX 77002
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Meeting number: 655 553 369
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***Rescheduled from ERCOT Met Center to CenterPoint Energy


CenterPoint Energy

1111 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas

Day 1 - Wednesday, August 10, 2011

10:00 AM 5:00 PM

Conference Room 1360/1365

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Day 2 - Thursday, August 11, 2011

9:00 AM 4:00 PM

Conference Room 1350

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10:00 a.m.


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3. Introductions

Texas SET 4.0 Technical Workshop:

  •  This is a time set aside to cover questions from the Market regarding the requirements for Texas SET 4.

MCT Discussions:



·         Discuss/Review NPRR for FASD Calculation

o   Add new definition of AMS Operational Day to be used in calculation

·         Review RGMRR for Stacking 

·         Test Flight for SET 4.0

o   Discuss request to RMS to make flight test mandatory

·         Discuss timelines for TDSP submission of files for initial AMS Indicator population

·         Critical Care Designation

o   Discuss making Secondary Contact Information optional

o   Discuss the possibility that the Secondary Contact may change to Emergency Contact


Texas Set 4.0 Requirement Review:

  • Review changes from the Change Controls approved at RMS Meeting

Change Control Call (9:05 AM on Thursday Morning):

    ·         Review Change Controls as noticed by ERCOT


  Implementation Guides:

·         Market Participants were asked to review the redlined Implementation Guides and provide feedback.  No feedback was provided to ERCOT so at this time we are assuming that everyone is good with the guides.   


Testing Updates:

  •  Current Flight Update
  •  Test Scripts for Texas SET 4.0

o   Review any scripts written so far

o   Should Market Participants who know they will not use Acquisition be required to test it?

o   Use extra time to write Test Scripts




Other Business:



Scheduled mct Meetings