Title: Cancellations of RUC-Committed Resources
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Status: Approved on 09/15/2009
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or per the Nodal Protocol Transition Plan http://www.ercot.com/mktrules/protocols (10/01/09 Nodal Protocols Library)


Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
07/23/2009 PRS Recommended for Approval PRS Impact Analysis review
09/15/2009 BOARD Approved
08/25/2009 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC consideration of NPRR185
09/03/2009 TAC Recommended for Approval ERCOT Board consideration of NPRR185

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
07/23/2009 PRS To recommend approval of NPRR185 as submitted. Passed
09/15/2009 BOARD To approve NPRR185 as recommended by TAC in the 9/3/09 TAC Recommendation Report. Passed
08/25/2009 PRS To endorse and forward the 7/23/09 PRS Recommendation Report and Impact Analysis for NPRR185 to TAC. Passed
09/03/2009 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR185 as recommended by PRS in the 8/25/09 PRS Recommendation Report. 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: Jul 6, 2009
Sponsor: Heddie Lookadoo for the Verifiable Cost Working Group (VCWG) on behalf of the Wholesale Market Subcommittee (WMS)
Urgent: No
Sections: 2.1, 5.6.4 (new), 5.7.3
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) will provide units that are cancelled after being Reliability Unit Commitment (RUC)-committed in the Day-Ahead RUC (DRUC) or Hourly RUC (HRUC) a process to recover costs that they incur between the time of RUC commitment and the cancellation of the RUC. These costs would include actual fuel and Operations and Management (O&M) expenses that were incurred by the cancellation.
Reason: To allow for recovery of costs incurred when RUC-committed units are cancelled prior to breaker close.

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