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NPRR846

Summary

Title: Allow Previously Committed ERS Resources to Participate in MRA Agreements and Other ERS Items
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Status: Approved on 12/12/2017
Effective Dates:
02/01/2018

Action

Date Gov Body Action Taken Next Steps
12/12/2017 BOARD Approved
11/30/2017 TAC Recommended for Approval Revision Request Consideration
11/09/2017 PRS Recommended for Approval Revision Request Consideration
10/12/2017 PRS Recommended for Approval Impact Analysis Consideration
09/14/2017 PRS Deferred/Tabled Language Consideration

Voting Record

Date Gov Body Motion Result
12/12/2017 BOARD Approved NPRR846 as recommended by TAC in the 11/30/17 TAC Report. Passed
11/30/2017 TAC To recommend approval of NPRR846 as recommended by PRS in the 11/9/17 PRS Report. Passed
11/09/2017 PRS To endorse and forward to TAC the 10/12/17 PRS Report as amended by the 11/2/17 ERCOT comments and the Impact Analysis for NPRR846. Passed
10/12/2017 PRS To recommend approval of NPRR846 as revised by PRS. Passed
09/14/2017 PRS To table NPRR846 and refer the issue to WMS. Passed

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Background

Status: Approved
Date Posted: Aug 25, 2017
Sponsor: ERCOT
Urgent: No
Sections: 2.1, 3.14.3.1, 8.1.3.1.1, 8.1.3.1.2, 8.1.3.1.3.1, 8.1.3.1.3.2, 8.1.3.1.3.3, 8.1.3.1.4, 8.1.3.2, 8.1.3.3.1, 8.1.3.3.2
Description: This Nodal Protocol Revision Request (NPRR) addresses a number of changes pertaining to the Emergency Response Service (ERS): 1) Allows previously committed ERS Resources to participate in Must-Run Alternative (MRA) Agreements as ordered in Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUCT) Project No. 45927, Rulemaking Regarding Emergency Response Service. 2) Modifies the methodology for evaluating the performance during the first partial interval for ERS Loads on the alternate baseline. The current methodology produces incorrect results when the average Load for the first partial interval is above its maximum base Load, but in reality the Load responded according to the instruction. 3) Provides edits pertaining to the self-serve capacity associated with an ERS Generator. This change is necessary to define the acceptable parameters for self-serve capacity. 4) Adds Protocol language that will set the ERSTESTPF to significantly lower values and in some instances to zero for ERS Resources with three consecutive test failures in a 365 day period. In those instances where the ERSTESTPF are set to zero there will be no ERS payment for these Resources for the Standard Contract Term for which the third test failure occurred. 5) Provides additional administrative changes and clarifications to existing Protocol language pertaining to ERS.
Reason: Addresses current operational issues; Administrative; Regulatory Requirements

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