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

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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


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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