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NPRR278

Summary

Title: Emergency Interruptible Load Service (EILS) Modifications to Correct Self-Provision Settlement Equations, to Accommodate Advanced Metering Infrastructure, and other Clarifications
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Status: Approved on 11/16/2010
Effective Dates:
02/01/2011

Action

Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
11/16/2010 BOARD Approved
11/04/2010 TAC Recommended for Approval ERCOT Board consideration of NPRR278
10/21/2010 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC consideration of NPRR278
09/23/2010 PRS Deferred/Tabled PRS language consideration

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
11/16/2010 BOARD To approve NPRR278 as recommended by TAC in the 11/4/10 TAC Report. Passed
11/04/2010 TAC to recommend approval of NPRR278 as recommended by PRS in the 10/21/10 PRS Report. Passed
10/21/2010 PRS To recommend approval of NPRR278 as amended by the 10/20/10 WMS comments and as revised by PRS and to forward NPRR278 and the Impact Analysis to TAC. Passed
09/23/2010 PRS To table NPRR278. 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: Approved
Date Posted: Sep 16, 2010
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Sections: 2.1, 3.14.3, 6.6.11.1, 6.6.11.2, 8.1.3.1, 8.1.3.2, 8.1.3.3, 8.1.3.3.1
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) proposes several modifications to the Nodal Protocols relating to EILS. The four changes proposed in this NPRR that ERCOT considers to be most important are as follows: · Amends Section 3.14.3, specifically paragraphs (8)(b), (c) and (d), and Sections 6.6.11.1 and 6.6.11.2 to correct a Settlement inequity for Qualified Scheduling Entities (QSEs) providing EILS through Self-Provision. · Amends Section 8.1.3.1, specifically paragraph (2)(b), to provide ERCOT with an important option for accommodating EILS Loads potentially consisting of large aggregations of Customers with Advanced Meters. · Amends paragraph (7)(f) of Section 3.14.3 to remove the requirement that EILS capacity offers must be submitted in whole MW amounts. · Adds a new paragraph (5)(e) to Section 8.1.3.1 to define a mechanism for ERCOT to reduce the payment for an EILS Load that fails two consecutive Load-shed tests in an EILS Contract Period. In addition, this NPRR proposes additional modifications related to EILS that ERCOT considers to be clarifying in nature. For additional detail regarding the revisions proposed in this NPRR, please see "Comments" section of NPRR submission form (Key Documents tab).
Reason: Equity in EILS Settlement, avoidance of a potentially burdensome requirement on ERCOT, and additional clarity on several other minor issues.

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