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NPRR1140

Summary

Title: Recovering Fuel Costs for Generation Above LSL During RUC-Committed Hours
Next Group: PRS
Next Step: Language Consideration
Status: Pending

Action

Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
07/13/2022 PRS Deferred/Tabled Language Consideration

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
07/13/2022 PRS to table NPRR1140 and refer the issue to 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.

Background

Status: Pending
Date Posted: Jun 7, 2022
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Sections: 5.7.1.3 and 9.14.7
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) proposes changes to permit Generation Resources recover their fuel costs when instructed to start due to a Reliability Unit Commitment (RUC) and operate above the Generation Resource’s Low Sustained Limit (LSL). Specifically, this NPRR makes the following changes: • Remove the Max (0) function from the Revenue Less Cost Above LSL During RUC-Committed Hours (RUCEXRR) equation for Resources that have been granted a fuel dispute; • Add a Reliability Unit Commitment Fuel Cost Adder (RUCFCA) to the Real-Time Energy Offer Curve Cost Cap (RTEOCOST) to represent the incremental cost of fuel for generation above LSL; and • Provide clarification to Protocol Section 9.14.7 to allow for the recovery of such fuel costs via RUC Settlements.
Reason: Addresses current operational issues; Market efficiencies or enhancements

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