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NPRR613

Summary

Title: Clarification of Fuel Adder into the Mitigated Offer Cap
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Status: Approved on 06/10/2014
Effective Dates:
07/01/2014

Action

Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
06/10/2014 BOARD Approved
05/29/2014 TAC Recommended for Approval ERCOT Board for consideration
05/15/2014 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC for consideration.
04/10/2014 PRS Recommended for Approval PRS for Impact Analysis review

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
06/10/2014 BOARD To approve NPRR613 as recommended by TAC in the 5/29/14 TAC Report. Passed
05/29/2014 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR613 as recommended by PRS in the 5/15/14 PRS Report. Passed
05/15/2014 PRS To endorse and forward the 4/10/14 PRS report and Impact Analysis for NPRR613 to TAC. Passed
04/10/2014 PRS To recommend approval of NPRR613 as submitted. 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: Mar 26, 2014
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Sections: 4.4.9.4.1
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) clarifies the implementation of the fuel adder into the Mitigated Offer Cap as provided in NPRR485, Clarification for Fuel Adder Provisions, approved by ERCOT Board of Directors 11/13/2012, and as planned to take effect upon ERCOT’s implementation of the automated solution of NPRR485. Additional Background: NPRR485 introduced the concept of a verifiable fuel adder to be used in the calculation of the Mitigated Offer Cap and Verifiable Startup and minimum energy costs. When NPRR485 was approved on November 13, 2012, the specific calculation of how the fuel adder would be used in the Mitigated Offer Cap was not yet determined. Per Appendix 6 and 7 of the Verifiable Cost Manual, as an interim step and manual work around, Quick Start Generation Resources (QSGRs) had the fuel adder incorporated into their verifiable Incremental Heat Rate (IHR) points. All other Generation Resources were not eligible to get the fuel adder until ERCOT determined the automated solution needed to incorporate the fuel adder into the Mitigated Offer Cap and implemented that solution into its systems.
Reason: Removes potentially vague Protocol language with a clear and concise description of the application of the fuel adder into the Mitigated Offer Cap.

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