Title: Nodal Requirement of Declaring an EEA for Reserves More than 500 MW
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Status: Approved on 09/21/2010
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or per the Nodal Protocol Transition Plan http://www.ercot.com/mktrules/protocols (10/01/10 Nodal Protocols Library)


Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
09/21/2010 BOARD Approved
09/02/2010 TAC Recommended for Approval Board Consideration
08/19/2010 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC Consideration
06/17/2010 PRS Referred PRS Review
07/22/2010 PRS Deferred/Tabled PRS Language Consideration
04/22/2010 PRS Referred PRS Consideration

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
09/21/2010 BOARD To approve NPRR220 as recommended by TAC in the 9/2/10 TAC Report Passed
09/02/2010 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR220 as recommended by PRS in the 8/19/10 PRS Report Passed
08/19/2010 PRS To forward NPRR220 and the Impact Analysis to TAC Passed
06/17/2010 PRS To refer NPRR220 to the Nodal Advisory Task Force (NATF) Passed
07/22/2010 PRS To table NPRR220 for one month. All Market Segments were present for the vote Passed
04/22/2010 PRS To refer NPRR220 to the Reliability and Operations Subcommittee (ROS) 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: Mar 23, 2010
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Description: This Nodal Protocol Request (NPRR) removes the requirement to declare an Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) prior to deploying more than 500 MW of Responsive Reserve (RRS).
Reason: To align the Nodal Protocols with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Reliability Standards, specifically EOP-002-2.1, Capacity and Energy Emergencies, which provides in pertinent part: R6. If the Balancing Authority cannot comply with the Control Performance and Disturbance Control Standards, then it shall immediately implement remedies to do so. These remedies include, but are not limited to: R6.1. Loading all available generating capacity. R6.2. Deploying all available operating reserve.…

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