Title: Removal of Language Related to Responsive Reserve Provided by DC Ties
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Status: Approved on 06/14/2016
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Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
06/14/2016 BOARD Approved
05/26/2016 TAC Recommended for Approval Board for consideration
05/12/2016 PRS Recommended for Approval TAC for consideration
04/14/2016 PRS Recommended for Approval PRS for Impact Analysis review

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
06/14/2016 BOARD To approve NPRR762 as recommended by TAC in the 5/26/16 TAC Report Passed
05/26/2016 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR762 as recommended by PRS in the 5/12/16 PRS Report Passed
05/12/2016 PRS To endorse and forward to TAC the 4/14/16 PRS Report and the Impact Analysis for NPRR762 Passed
04/14/2016 PRS To recommend approval of NPRR762 as submitted Passed

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Status: Approved
Date Posted: Mar 18, 2016
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Sections: 3.16, 3.17.2, 4.4.4, and
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) removes references to the provision of Responsive Reserve (RRS) across the Direct Current Ties (DC Ties). These references existed in the Zonal Protocols, and similar references have existed in the Operating Guides from at least 1997. However, to date, there are no ERCOT systems or procedures in place to award RRS to the DC Ties, and no project to add this functionality has ever been proposed. Without any funding for the necessary system changes, ERCOT has no mechanism for allowing the provision of RRS over the DC Ties.
Reason: Market efficiency/enhancement

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