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NPRR332

Summary

Title: Revise QSGR Processes for COP Reporting of QSGR Assigned Off-Line Non-Spin and Application of Emergency Operations Settlement
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Status: Approved on 07/19/2011
Effective Dates:
08/01/2011

Action

Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
07/19/2011 BOARD Approved
06/02/2011 TAC Recommended for Approval ERCOT Board consideration of NPRR332
05/19/2011 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC consideration of NPRR332
04/21/2011 PRS Recommended for Approval PRS Impact Analysis review
03/24/2011 PRS Referred WMS consideration of NPRR332

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
07/19/2011 BOARD To approve NPRR332 as recommended by TAC in the 6/2/11 TAC Report. Passed
06/02/2011 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR332 as recommended by PRS in the 5/19/11 PRS Report and as revised by TAC. Passed
05/19/2011 PRS To endorse and forward the 4/21/11 PRS Report and Impact Analysis for NPRR332 to TAC. Passed
04/21/2011 PRS To recommend approval of NPRR332 as amended by the 4/11/11 WMS comments and to instruct WMS to evaluate the implications of using Non-Spin Service in the manner envisioned by NPRR272, Definition and Participation of Quick Start Generation Resources. Passed
03/24/2011 PRS To refer NPRR332 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: Approved
Date Posted: Feb 25, 2011
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Sections: 3.8.3, 3.9.1, 6.4.6, 6.6.9
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR): Clarifies the COP reporting requirements for a Quick Start Generation Resource (QSGR) that is providing Off-Line Non-Spinning Reserve (Non--Spin) Service in an amount that is greater than High Sustained Limit (HSL) minus Low Sustained Limit (LSL); and Removes the requirement for a Qualified Scheduling Entity (QSE) to contact the ERCOT Operator to request a "manual override" when a QSGR it represents is first deployed by Security-Constrained Economic Dispatch (SCED) from a zero Base Point to a Base Point that is less than the QSGR’s physical LSL. Emergency operations Settlement provisions for QSGR deployments by SCED will be managed internally by ERCOT.
Reason: The process changes included in this NPRR: Clarify the QSE’s responsibilities in regard to its QSGR Resources that are providing Off-Line Non-Spin; and Reduce the communications demands placed on the QSE and ERCOT Operators to accommodate the application of the emergency operations Settlement provisions.

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