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NPRR356

Summary

Title: EEA Changes Related to Dispatch Instructions and BLTs
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Status: Approved on 08/16/2011
Effective Dates:
09/01/2011

Action

Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
08/16/2011 BOARD Approved
07/07/2011 TAC Recommended for Approval ERCOT Board Consideration
06/23/2011 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC Consideration
05/19/2011 PRS Recommended for Approval PRS IA Review

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
08/16/2011 BOARD To approve as recommended by TAC in the 7/7/11 TAC Report. Passed
07/07/2011 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR356 as recommended by PRS in the 6/23/11 PRS Report Passed
06/23/2011 PRS To endorse and forward the 5/19/11 PRS Report and Impact Analysis for NPRR356 to TAC Passed
05/19/2011 PRS To recommend approval of NPRR356 as amended by the 5/18/11 OWG comments as revised by PRS 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: May 4, 2011
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Sections: 6.5.9.4.1, 6.5.9.4.2
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) changes the need to issue Dispatch Instructions to suspend any ongoing ERCOT-required generating unit or Resource performance testing and moves the requirement to inquire about the availability of Block Load Transfers (BLTs) from Energy Emergency Alert (EEA) Level 2A to EEA Level 2B.
Reason: The changes to the EEA process will allow ERCOT to be more efficient in making Hotline calls to Qualified Scheduling Entities (QSEs).

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