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


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


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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