Title: Black Start Requirements Update
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Status: Approved on 07/14/2022


Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
07/14/2022 PUCT Approved
06/21/2022 BOARD Recommended for Approval PUCT for consideration
05/25/2022 TAC Recommended for Approval Board for consideration
05/11/2022 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC for consideration
04/14/2022 PRS Recommended for Approval PRS for Impact Analysis consideration
12/14/2021 PRS Deferred/Tabled PRS for consideration

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
07/14/2022 PUCT To approve NPRR1110 and accompanying ERCOT Market Impact Statement as presented in Project No. 52934, Review of Rules Adopted by the Independent Organization Passed
06/21/2022 BOARD To recommend approval of NPRR1110 as recommended by TAC in the 5/25/22 TAC Report Passed
05/25/2022 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR1110 as recommended by PRS in the 5/11/22 PRS Report Passed
05/11/2022 PRS To endorse and forward to TAC the 4/14/22 PRS Report and 11/22/21 Impact Analysis for NPRR1110 Passed
04/14/2022 PRS To recommend approval of NPRR1110 as amended by the 4/1/22 ERCOT comments Passed
12/14/2021 PRS To table NPRR1110 and refer the issue to ROS and WMS Passed

Vote tallies here reflect individual votes, not the weight of the votes by market segment. Affirmative votes are not recorded in these vote tallies. For additional details on the voting record, please consult the Recommendation or Action Report, or the official vote tally if available, as posted in the key documents.


Status: Approved
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2021
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Sections:, 2.1, 3.14.2,, and 22M
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) modifies the Black Start Service (BSS) confidential information, contract period, and BSS Back-up Fuel requirements. Specific changes including the following: the information contained in Section 1B. and Exhibit 1 of Section 22, Attachment D, Standard Form Black Start Agreement, not including the Hourly Standby Price, Notice and Certification sections, is added to the items considered ERCOT Critical Energy Infrastructure Information; the BSS procurement period is increased from two to three years; BSS Back-up Fuel requirements add an on-site 72-hour priority fuel requirement that can be waived in whole or in part in order procure a sufficient number or preferred combination of Resources; and also included is an associated BSS Back-up Fuel attestation, fuel switching test, and a BSS Back-up Fuel cost recovery opportunity as part of the BSS bid.
Reason: Market efficiencies or enhancements

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